CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS

February 8, 2010 0

The movie Thirteen Days explains just how threatened the United States was with nuclear war during the fall of 1962. Most Americans know very little about this impending danger that could have destroyed a major portion of our population. […]

Attack on Pearl Harbor

December 7, 2009 0

The Attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise aerial attack largely on Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii, and the USA launched by the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy of the task force Carrier Striking Task Force on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941 […]

BOEING P-26A

November 29, 2009 0

The P-26A marked a significant step in the evolution of fighter aircraft — it became the U.S.¬†Army Air Corps’ first all-metal monoplane fighter in regular service. […]

Apollo 12

November 16, 2009 0

Apollo 12 was the sixth manned flight in the Apollo program and the second to land on the Moon. The mission was commanded by Charles “Pete” Conrad. It was launched on November 14, 1969, four months after Apollo 11. […]

Aerial Refueling

October 4, 2009 0

Aerial refueling allows aircraft engines to receive fuel while in flight and today is common for many large air forces. It is the equivalent of refueling your car by connecting it to a tanker truck while driving down the highway at high speed. […]

Air Combat Command History

September 13, 2009 0

The creation of Air Combat Command (ACC) on 1 June 1992 resulted in part from dramatic changes in the international arena. […]

Boeing P-12

July 13, 2009 0

The Boeing P-12 or F4B was an American pursuit aircraft that was operated by the United States Army Air Corps and United States Navy. […]

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