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That Time A Boy Scout Troop Discovered A Top Secret Government Program

This is taken from the greatest history account on Instagram and frankly, in the universe. I posted an entire blog announcing it and update it nightly with bite-sized tales of wonder and amusement throughout history. 346 more words


Lockheed U-2S Dragon Lady

@ General William J. Fox Airfield, Lancaster, CA

March 2018

A highlight of the LA County Airshow were a series of flybys by this classic spyplane. 73 more words


Supersonic Jets are Making a Comeback

By Alex Gray – Re-Blogged From https://www.weforum.org

Five years from now, it might take three hours and 15 minutes to fly from New York to London, or five and a half hours to get from San Francisco to Tokyo. 774 more words

GDP & Employment

Prophets of war. 

Quote from “Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex” by William D. Hartung –

“It is the work of Augustine and his successors in the lobbying arena that has made it so difficult to reduce the military budget to reasonable levels, even in times of reduced threats like the immediate post-Cold War years of the 1990s. 28 more words


Lockheed F-104G Starfighter

@ Athens, Greece

April 2018

While touring Athens, I found some time to go check out the Athens War Museum.  This museum contains a comprehensive exhibition of weapons and of war throughout Greek history.  98 more words


Lockheed L-049 (C-69) Constellation, TWA

@ Tucson, AZ

March 2018

This weathered Constellation stares off into the Arizona sunset. First flown in 1943, the L-049 was the first model of the fabled Lockheed Constellation aircraft line and 74 were delivered to civil operators.  80 more words


Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird | Picture Special

First flying in 1964 the amazing Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is still the world’s highest flying and fastest manned air-breathing aircraft, despite retiring back in 1999. With a top speed in excess of Mach 3 (that’s over 3,500km/h!), the Blackbird could fly higher and faster than even missiles. 242 more words