Pictures that anyone who appreciates aerospace will enjoy.I'm an 18 year old private pilot working on my instrument training. I usually either fly a Piper Arrow or Cessna I'm also an amateur astronomer.
The Northrop flying wing was very unstable but it was an important concept in designing an aircraft that could increase its usable payload. When fly-by-wire technology was developed, the aircraft became far more stable to fly.
Northrop experimental flying wing heavy bomber, which also featured “pusher” piston engines driving counter-rotating propellers, an all-around radical design, which sadly was hindered due to the.
F&O Fabforgottennobility - YB 35
Northrop actually saw this fly when I was about 5 yrs. I thought it was an alien flying saucer. Turns out it was it's only cross country flight and it was headed for Arizona bone yard.
Skydiver Felix Baumgartner breaking the sound barrier - Red Bull Stratos - 24 miles into space. miles an hour Oct 13 or 14 , The first man to break sound barrier in a plane also went back up to break it again 65 yrs after his success - now he is
Over the rainbow. An Raptor pulling so many Gs, the low pressure air over the fuselage gets cold enough for the water to condense. The angle is just right for sunlight to make rainbow colors around the airplane
I'm an avid scuba diver. Ever the domain of the wealthy, scuba diving required both access to the ocean and a shite ton of money for travel & equipment. Not really having any of it, this awesome hobby just kinda passed me by.
Concept:The design and development of a jet for private use. A new luxury pastime is to be created. "Sunday aviation": the fulfillment of humankind's great desire to fly at any moment, making it possible to reach unimaginable heights and all the places y…