SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA – Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works partners with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute and National Museum of the USAF by reconfiguring USAF F-117 Nighthawk #803, nicknamed ‘Unexpected Guest’ for permanent display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. ☆☆☆ (Head image: Lockheed Martin) FLYHIGH.NEWSThe Best Aviation News, Videos &
TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based takeoff last month at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France, using an Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft. The test crew – consisting of 2 pilots, 2 flight test engineers and 1 test flight engineer – the ATTOL-system – Autonomous Taxiing, Takeoff and Landing. The A350 took
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Watch how a DC-10 Air Tanker 911 of the NSW Rural Fire Service drops 35,500 litres of fire retardant near Colo Heights last month – on December 5, 2019 – during the Gospers Mountain fire, located inside the Wollemi National Park, which was at an emergency level at that time. The DC-10
MONTREAL, CANADA – A remarkable incident occured on Air Canada Express Flight AC8684 from Montreal to Saguenay on Saturday – the passenger aircraft lost the inside left main landing gear wheel on takeoff from Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport (YUL). The Bombardier Dash-8 Q300, with 49 passengers on board, returned to Montreal safely. Watch in
BETHESDA, MARYLAND – Lockheed Martin has exceeded its delivery commitment to joint governments in 2019 by delivering the 134th F-35 Lightning II last Monday. Next year, 141 more F-35 Lightning IIs will be delivered. A total of 134 delivered F-35s represent a 47 percent increase from 2018 and almost a 200 percent increase from 2016.