The Top 10 Fastest Piston Fighter Ever

When a video about the XP-47J claimed it to be the fastest piston engine fighter ever, it caused a bit of a stir on the internet. There was also a question about the Republic’s claim for the XP-47J, claiming the plane could achieve a top speed of 505 miles per hour. If this were true, […] More

The Stealth Bomber Crash Caught on Google Maps

The Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is a 172-foot-wide jet that has the capacity to sneak past enemy air defenses with the same radar signature of a small bird. As you would’ve expected, spotting one is quite rare since there are only 20 models of this warbird in existence.  However, on September 14, 2021, […] More

Vought F-8 Crusader: America’s Last Gunfighter

F-8 Crusaders were among the most advanced and lethal fighters in existence between the late 50s and early 70s – thanks largely to their stubby noses and gaping engine inlets. However, F-8s weren’t as sleek as their early jet counterparts, yet these planes featured advanced avionics and revolutionary design features.  The Last of Gunfighters Built […] More

The Overlooked Stalwart of WWII: Martin Maryland / 167-A3

The Martin Maryland is one of the least appreciated aircraft of WWII. This isn’t because its service record wasn’t impressive, in fact, its career is one of the most diverse of any aircraft of the Second World War.  However, the sheer lack of interest in this aircraft can be principally attributed to the fact it […] More

T-7A Red Hawk – Trainer Of The Future

The T-7A Red Hawk is a light jet trainer that’s supposedly going to replace the obsolete T-38 Talon and provide military pilots training, serving on existing and future military aircraft.  Today, we’ll take a closer look at one of the coolest light high-speed aircraft that became a big step for the US Air Force and […] More

When The US Army Was Overfunded, They Made This: Convair Model 49

The Convair Model 49 is unlike anything you’ve ever seen. It’s not a helicopter, nor is it a fighter jet – it’s a flying battleship.  First Glance At first glance, the Model 49 was half a helicopter, half a fighter jet, and half a battle tank. Technically, it’s considered a shrouded-rotored vehicle with two co-axial […] More

The US Secret Aircraft That Made Everyone Go Crazy When It Was Released

The Scorpion armed reconnaissance jet developed by Textron Aviation is not your usual aircraft. There’s no other tactical plane that’s currently in existence today. Here are some interesting details about this US secret jet that made everyone go crazy after its release:  The Project AirLand Enterprises LLC planned to create the “world’s most affordable tactical […] More

Russia’s Darkest and Most Mysterious Fighter/Bomber In Its History

The Sukhoi Su-7 was the product of Soviet engineer, Pavel Sukhoi’s dream of building an ultimate fighter/bomber. What’s interesting though is that its service life extended far beyond Soviet territory. Production The production of Su-7 was built in the spring of 1958. However, the aircraft faced several issues that needed to be resolved before entering […] More

The Largest Fighter Ever Built – That You’ve Never Heard Of

The Soviet Union was facing the threat of an all-out war during the early 1950s. To protect itself, it needed a powerful fighter in its arsenal. This led to the development of a supersonic aircraft that became the largest and heaviest fighter ever built.  A Tough Choice Amid the Cold War, the Soviets needed to […] More

5 Facts About The Ultimate Supersonic Interceptor – F-106 Delta Dart

The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the US Air Force’s primary all-weather interceptor jet for almost 20 years. Here are five interesting facts about this ultimate supersonic interceptor: 1. It was incredibly fast The plane could reach speeds over 1,500 miles per hour to intercept the long-range bombers of the Soviet Union.  2. It was […] More

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