Nighttime Takeoff in a KC-135 Cockpit

April 16, 2017 0

Step inside the KC-135 cockpit at McConnell AFB, Wichita to see and hear what an average takeoff is like. Matt Riedl of the Wichita Eagle shot the video. McConnell was participating in a historic overnight […]

Today in Aviation History April 15

April 15, 2017 0

Judy Robus gives us a look at some historic events that happened on this day, April 15th. First shown is the B-29, first built leaving the plant at Boeing Wichita. The following aircraft shown are […]


April 11, 2017 0

The KC-135 Stratotanker has provided the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 50 years. This unique asset enhances the Air Force’s capability […]

A Riveting Icon: The ‘Rosies’ of Boeing

April 10, 2017 0

The Boeing Archives Presents: Celebrating the many faces of “Rosie the Riveters” who joined Boeing and helped build the planes that were vital to WWII victory and a more inclusive workplace for all.

615531 Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex

April 9, 2017 0

The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Comp;ex is located at Tinker Air Force Base. The Complex is responsible for the repair, modification, overhaul, paint and functional flight checks on a number of U.S. Air Force aircraft. […]

Boeing’s Compact Laser Weapons System

April 8, 2017 0

Boeing’s Compact Laser Weapons System harnesses directed energy on its targets.Besides Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon, all the big defense players, are developing their prototypes for the Pentagon. Within a few years, US […]

Will Syria, Russia respond to US airstrike?

April 7, 2017 0

Former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton on the diplomatic fallout from the US airstrike on Syria reports. Due to the seriousness of this latest world event, Wings Over Kansas would be remiss not […]

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