Attempts to retire the Lockheed-Martin have once again been unsuccessful, the famous spy plane will remain in service until The US Air Force has delayed the retirement of aircraft from 2016 to according to the new calendar.
1930s Japan | a Slingsby Primary / Dagling Glider in flight at Kirigamine Japan in the 1930s. The glider registration number is J-BKYB and it flew from Dec 1934 to May 1937 according to an aviation history website. This photo is from a group of found Japanese photos/negatives that includes many pictures of old Japanese gliders at Mount Kirigamine in the 1930s.
An air to air left underside view of an aircraft. The aircraft is armed with two wingtip-mounted Sidewinder and four fuselage-mounted AMRAAMmissiles along with 12 Mark 82 bombs. Lost to the Strike Eagle.