Sweet dreams, a photo by Official U.S. Air Force on Flickr. Via Flickr: The sun sets on a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft in Milwaukee on May 11, 2012. Many vintage and current military aircraft were on display for the 2012 Armed Forces Military Display. The military …
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft lands on Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Jan. 31, 2014. This landing was part of a Air Force operation to test fire the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, (HIMARS). (U.S. Army photo by Private 1st Class Nathaniel Newkirk)
Chuck Yeager & the Bell X-1. When Chuck Yeager strapped himself into the cockpit of the Bell X-1, hanging in the belly of a B-29, there were many who felt that he wouldn't return alive. Several men before him had died attempting to break the sound barrier.
Sabena Boeing 707-329C OO-SJN, moments after rolling out at Brussels-Zaventem, April 1980. (Photo: Serge Van Heertum)
A C-17 Globemaster III conducts air mobility operations at Holland Drop Zone. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Edward Gyokeres)
Southeast Alaskan float planes were (mid-70's) the main conveyance of transportation in the straits and sounds of the islands. The Cessna 180 Skywagon on amphibious floats was the work horse. It could carry four to six people, depending on how much gear they had. McC