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  1. uk 75

    Invasion USA 1952

    Found this old American film from 1952 which has some good stock footage of early 50s combat aircraft ranging from B29s and B36 to a model Mig 15. View: https://youtu.be/Mg8a9UMqSzY Typical anti Commie era film but full of period flavour.
  2. Grey Havoc

    P-22: Los Angeles celebrity mountain lion captured (BBC News)

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-63957074
  3. Flyaway

    Apollo 17 50th Anniversary

    New video from NASA to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the mission. View: https://youtu.be/XhvliTtzQXY
  4. Mark Nankivil

    Hughes Tool Co. Aircraft Division Engineer Opportunities

    Good Day All - From the collection of the late Mike Burke "The Artist", this is a engineer opportunities brochure with artwork that may be of interest. Guessing mid-'60s as the OH-6A first flew in 1963. Enjoy the Day! Mark
  5. thatdronedude

    Laser Battle Station Model Kit Inspiration

    I recently bought a NIB copy of the Revell "Laser Battle Stations" model kit from 1984. There were a number of other kits released at the same time that all have connections to reports and concepts (see images) but these "laser battle stations" are a bit hard to place. They appear to be modeled...
  6. flateric

    NASA/industry small transport aircraft technology (STAT) studies from 80s

    some GA weirdo projects from early 80s
  7. Grey Havoc

    Lunar Hilton (late 1960s)

    View: https://www.reddit.com/r/RetroFuturism/comments/z8frvx/what_happened_to_hiltons_hotel_on_the_moon/ https://mascola.com/insights/lunar-hilton-luxury-hotel-advertising/ http://www.spacefuture.com/archive/hotels_in_space.shtml...
  8. njiiaf

    Little Johnny Jet cartoon (1953)

    Was wondering if anyone else remembered this little Tex Avery short from their childhood.
  9. Flyaway

    Mariner 4

    New Scott Manley video. Computers Were So Slow Scientists 'Painted' The First Close Up Image Of Mars View: https://youtu.be/nSQlM6yGh7k
  10. Orionblamblam

    Martin EGRESS

    I'm stunned to find out that, unless several searches failed to work properly, there is no thread for the Martin "EGRESS" (EMERGENCY GLOBAL RESCUE, ESCAPE, AND SURVIVAL SYSTEM) capsule. This was a modification of the ejection capsule used on the B-58... fitted with a heat shield, de-orbit motor...
  11. Grey Havoc

    SeaBrook Harbor fire (New Orleans, United States)

    https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/news/23m-classic-yacht-fire-new-orleans :(
  12. Flyaway

    Buccaneers of the high frontier: Program 989 SIGINT satellites from the ABM hunt to the Falklands War to the space shuttle

    https://thespacereview.com/article/4479/1
  13. Grey Havoc

    Regulated Liability Network (New York Fed Digital Dollar simulation project)

    https://news.slashdot.org/story/22/11/15/1815231/banking-giants-and-new-york-fed-start-12-week-digital-dollar-pilot https://u.today/us-banking-giants-start-digital-dollar-pilot...
  14. RavenOne

    RIP Frank Robinson - the man, the legend behind Robinson Helicopters

    RIP Frank https://robinsonheli.com/press-releases/helicopter-pioneer-frank-robinson-passes/?fbclid=IwAR1gXT23VVaZLR6XC3yQtWiI81tx8VaQFeU5S6iPIvUdbItPQI_dEpP0W1I As it is i fly R44 and 66 …was in Cologne for European Rotors this week so here my pics below All the best
  15. X-39

    Space Engine Systems"SEXBOMB" Hypersonic Demonstrator

    LOL. Looks like this company didn't shy away from getting a bit creative with the naming scheme, because of course a drone that proudly displays a "SEXBOMB" livery traveling at hypersonic speeds while the surface temperature of its skin raises sounds sexy :D...
  16. TomS

    Rolling Airframe Missile launcher concepts

    Thread for unbuilt RAM launcher concepts (aside from the standard Mk 49 and SeaRAM launchers) This morning, I reminded myself of an unusual concept to mount Rolling Airframe Missile launchers on the sides of a Mark 45 gun turret. The idea was to use the gun drives and gun fire control to point...
  17. Michel Van

    2022 Dallas Air Show disaster

    During Dallas Airshow happen collision between P-63 Kingcobra with B-17 Fortress Both aircraft are lost, crew dead *WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO, NSFW LANGUAGE* View: https://twitter.com/BNODesk/status/1591522149512073217 View: https://twitter.com/DrChrisCombs/status/1591542984364986376
  18. Grey Havoc

    Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator [LOFTID] (NASA)

    https://science.slashdot.org/story/22/11/10/1925239/nasa-launched-an-inflatable-flying-saucer-then-landed-it-in-the-ocean https://edition.cnn.com/2022/11/10/world/polar-satellite-inflatable-heat-shield-launch-scn/index.html...
  19. A

    Seaplane Striking Force versus Ekranoplans

    https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=%22seaplane+striking+force%22 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rostislav_Alexeyev https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-90_Orlyonok Seriously... Orlyonok versus Seamaster. That would be fully and entirely awesome to watch. Shame Alexeyev and his...
  20. Grey Havoc

    Alliant Techsystems RQ-6 Outrider

    ORIGINAL CAPTION: An Alliant RQ-6A Outrider at the United States Army Aviation Museum. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alliant_RQ-6_Outrider
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