The Last of the Vulcans Retires After 55 Years of Service

On the 1st of July, 1960 Avro pilot Tony Blackman climbed into the cockpit of a Hawker Siddeley Vulcan delta wing strategic bomber in order to deliver her from the aircraft manufacturer (A.V. Roe and Company, Avro) for Royal Air Force service. The British four-jet aircraft dressed in antiflash white–military serial… » 7/03/15 9:30am 7/03/15 9:30am

Extremely rare image of two B-2 bombers refueling at the same time

An extraordinary photo of two B-2 Spirit refueling simultaneously from two KC-135 Stratotankers. And if that's not cool enough for you, here are two more cool photos of the world's most advanced stealth bomber (that we know of.) One solo, one flying with two F-22 Raptor fighters over Guam. » 6/14/14 12:48am 6/14/14 12:48am

Clearer photo of mysterious unidentified flying object taken in Kansas

A clearer photo of the mysterious unidentified flying object in Texas has surfaced. The image—enhanced above—clearly shows a boomerang-shaped blended wing object with two exhaust nozzles that seems clearly different from a B-2 bomber. It was "completely silent" and did "severe 180 degree turns in the sky in the shape… » 4/17/14 9:02pm 4/17/14 9:02pm

New B-2 Bomber Crash Photos Show Carnage Up Close

Joe Pappalardo got some crisp, high quality military close-ups of the Spirit of Kansas, the $1.2 billion stealth B-2 bomber that crashed in Guam last February. We published other images of the crash scene before (because we like to see a billion dollars burning), but all the mess was cleaned up then. Here you can see… » 7/15/08 10:00am 7/15/08 10:00am

B-2 Bomber Crash Film Finally Released Publicly

Click to viewDo you remember the $1.2 B-2 Stealth Bomber that crashed during take-off? Well now a video has been released of the event. But let me warn you—it's really, really hard watching so much taxpayer cash wastefully go up in flames, especially when the travesty unfolds so slowly. Apparently the plane's sensors… » 6/06/08 10:00am 6/06/08 10:00am

First Supersonic Flight with Synthetic Fuel Shows Air Force's True Treehugging Hippy Nature

This week the US Air Force achieved the first supersonic flight using alternative synthetic fuel, booming a B-1B Lancer over the White Sands Missile Range airspace in New Mexico without any problems. The supersonic strategic bomber, designed to deliver atomic weapons, will be able to start Armageddon at $30 to $50… » 3/21/08 10:10pm 3/21/08 10:10pm

B-2 Stealth Bomber Crashes, 1.2 Billion Dollars Turn to Smoke

A B-2 Bomber, probably the coolest aircraft ever created after the Lockheed A-12, has crashed for the first time ever. Its name was the Spirit of Kansas and it was one of the 21 $1.2 billion Northrop Grumman stealth planes ever manufactured. It fell to the ground right after take-off for "unknown reasons" at the… » 2/24/08 12:00pm 2/24/08 12:00pm