Blackbird Airpark

Sadly they no longer scream through the air but just to see a Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird strategic reconnaissance aircraft up close is an impressive sight. The Blackbird is a big aircraft and there is really nothing else like it, with that black, uniquely designed, almost flat 85% titanium airframe combined with huge delta wings containing the powerful… Read More Blackbird Airpark

Supersonic “Greased Lightning”: The Convair B-58 Hustler!

The Convair B-58 Hustler was the first supersonic bomber to enter operational service with the USAF. 116 were built, of which 86 entered service (the other 30 were test aircraft, prototypes etc.). The B-58 was in service from 1960 to 1970 as a frontline nuclear deterrent. It was one of the assets of the Strategic Air Command… Read More Supersonic “Greased Lightning”: The Convair B-58 Hustler!