Tags » Lockheed

Lockheed P-38J Lightning 'Ruff Stuff'

@ Wittman Airport, Oshkosh, WI

July 2010

The unmistakable canopy of a P-38 Lightning.  Originally built in 1945, this aircraft was never deployed and survived the war without ever seeing combat service.   35 more words

Lockheed L-1649A Starliner

@Fantasy of Flight, Polk City, FL

March 2009

The Lockheed L-1649 Starliner was the last model of Lockheed’s graceful Constellation line.  This Connie at Kermit Week’s Fantasy of Flight facility served previously as West German Air Force One and was last airworthy for a ferry flight from Sanford to Polk County back in 2001. 11 more words

Cee’s Black and White Challenge - Numbers

Numbers: Famous or Infamous

April 15, 2015

These are aircraft tail or serial numbers—each aircraft holds a famous or infamous (depending on your point of view) place in history. 191 more words

Photo Of The Week

Lockheed P-38F Lightning 'Glacier Girl'

@Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

February 2008

This was taken during the first ISAP symposium I attended in 2008 at Fort Worth, Texas.  63 more words

Lockheed P-38L Lightning

@Chino Airport, Chino, CA

May 2013

This P-38, formerly known as “Honey Bunny”, was delivered to the Army Air Force as photo-reconnaissance F-5G.  After the war, it was sold by the War Assets Administration at Kingman, Arizona for $1,250.  21 more words

A Never-Ending Loop

“Understandably proud of this pre-eminence, we yet realize that America’s leadership and prestige depend, not merely upon our unmatched material progress, riches and military strength, but on how we use our power in the interests of world peace and human betterment.” 1,603 more words