General Aviation

VIDEO | Blue Angel Flyby

VIDEO | Blue Angel Flyby

“Negative, Ghost Rider. The pattern is full.” Watch this Blue Angel flying low and fast over a Florida beach. Zoom goes the number five jet, and whoosh go all the umbrellas as they’re caught up in…

The U.S. Air Force Band's Max Impact. Credit: U.S. Air Force, Staff Sgt. Amanda Dick

Aviation’s Five Most Rockin’ Bands

Some airmen, when they aren’t at the controls, are in the studio recording an album. Sure, militaries of all kinds have bands. But musicians have to mix things up when a traditional marching band’s sound grows…

An Iraqi AC-208 firing a Hellfire missile during training. U.S. Air Force photo

Nobody Expects a Cessna Spy Plane

It is no longer a secret that the Federal Bureau of Investigation uses aircraft, titled to fictitious companies, for surveillance purposes.  The AP’s recent story on the planes tells how they traced 50 spy aircraft back to the FBI.  They also…

Credit: NASA

SNC’s Dream Chaser Still Chasing the Dream

Even though Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) will not be sending astronauts to the International Space Station aboard its Dream Chaser spaceplane any time soon, SNC announced that it is continuing the vehicle’s development with the help…