The F-111 featured numerous notable innovations, including variable-geometry wings and a cockpit escape capsule. Continue reading “F-111 Aardvark”
The F-101 aided in the Cuban missile crisis and Vietnam War. Continue reading “F-101 Voodoo”
The Convair B-58 was the first supersonic bomber built in the West. Continue reading “B-58 Hustler”
Shuttle Discovery made the first retrieval of two satellites.
Shuttle Discovery deployed Hubble Space Telescope.
Shuttle Discovery docked to the International Space Station – (first supply mission). Continue reading “Shuttle Discovery”
Shuttle Columbia was the first shuttle to fly, and flew the first five shuttle missions.
Shuttle Columbia was the first shuttle used to deploy a commercial satellite. Continue reading “Shuttle Columbia”
Shuttle Challenger completed 987 Earth orbits over 69 days in space.
Shuttle Challenger was the first orbiter to launch and land at night.
Shuttle Challenger was the first orbiter used to make on-orbit satellite repairs. Continue reading “Shuttle Challenger”
The B-1B holds several world records for speed, payload and distance. Continue reading “B-1b Lancer”
No known major achievements Continue reading “Su-34 Fullback”
No known major achievements Continue reading “Su-24 Fencer”
Shuttle Enterprise was the first Space Shuttle Orbiter made, though it has never flown in space. Continue reading “Shuttle Enterprise”