Tag: Military

A New Kid on the Block is Revolutionizing Vertical Flight

On Thursday of this week, a small company by the name of Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation beat out big name aviation establishment companies like Sikorsky and Boeing to be awarded a DARPA contract to build […]

The Warthog Lives On – What Other Warplanes Led Long Lives?

The venerable A-10 Warthog aircraft is renowned for its ability to absorb damage, and seemingly has nine lives on the battlefield. It certainly has nine lives in the halls of Congress and within the upper echelons […]

Planes with Frickin’ Laser Beams

Last month the Air Force announced that it will likely have a fighter-mounted directed energy pod in a time frame that is “a lot closer than . . . a lot of people think,” according to Air […]