Tagged With: aircraft

Training, Treasure, and a Step Forward: Freeman Army Air Field

I always love finding out stuff, particularly history stuff, so I was doubly-amazed when I ran across a massive amount of information on a faded, historical airfield in Indiana called Freeman Army Air Field. With a secret stash of Nazi planes, training facilities and taking part in breaking down the segregration of the armed services, … Continue reading »

Categories: 1940's, American History, Military, Popular Culture, United States Air Force History, vintage, World History, World War II | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hustle Baby, Hustle!!! The Big Bomb Gone!

Yeah, it’s a wacky title, but considering today’s subject, it seemed appropriate! What I’m talking about is this: (1) One of the fastest bombers in the United States Air Force inventory, the B-58 Hustler was truly a remarkable aircraft and a break away from the lumbering B-36 and B-52. Capable of Mach 1+ flight, the … Continue reading »

Categories: 1950's, 1960's, American History, Baby Boomers, Cold War, Equipment, Military, Popular Culture, Retro, United States Air Force History, Vietnam, vintage, World History | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Missile Away! The New Frontier, the 1960’s, and the Century Series F-102

By the beginning of the 1960’s, America had changed and so did the basic military strategy that had won World War II. The players now had the nuclear option, along with ballistic missiles, high-flying spy aircraft, and advanced electronics. No where can this be better seen than in the United States Air Force of the … Continue reading »

Categories: 1950's, 1960's, 1970's, American History, Equipment, Military, Popular Culture, Retro, United States Air Force History, Vietnam, vintage, World History | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment