Awesome video from an F-14 Tomcat that was shot during Desert Storm. The coolest thing about this video, is that it doesn’t have any music to ruin it. The other cool thing, is the quote from an air tanker crew: “Nobody kicks ass without tanker gas – Nobody!”
This episode, I talk about the bomb’s on cargo planes, a crazy Halloween stunt by Avianova Airlines and the B-17 Swamp Ghost. Thank you to all of you that have given me feedback about the show. I’m working on some transitions and other things to make the show better. As always, leave me feedback in […]
This plane used to be with the Commemorative Air Force wing in Houston. It is one of 2 P-63F models ever built. The plane now resides with the Centex Wing of the CAF and is hangared in San Marcos. According to USWarplanes.net there were 3303 P-63s of all variants made. Over on his site, Nick […]
I’m not sure what the deal is with the color scheme on this plane. I don’t know why it says “The show must go on” down the side of it. Regardless, it’s a cool looking plane with big ‘ol canard wings. edit: June 5, 2019 – Updated video link since the original seems to have […]
Boeing 787 Makes International Debut At Farnborough 10
I can’t remember the genetic principle that talks about degeneration when you make a clone of a clone you eventually end up diluting the DNA so much that you end up with mush.
This was a really exciting race. This also marks the first time that I was able to watch the race on TV. I was wanting to post pictures, but I found this video which does the trick just as well. The pilots finished: Paul Bonhomme Nigel Lamb Kirby Chambliss Hannes Arch I realized, in watching […]
Today’s Wednesday Wings harks back to WWII. On February 22, 1942, this Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress, ironically named “Swamp Ghost” was sent to Australia for the U.S. Army Air Corps’ first raid in the South Pacific: a bombing mission against Rabaul. During the raid, Swamp Ghost was hit by shrapnel and ended its first and […]