Posts Tagged ‘A-7 Corsair II’

Edwards AFB Air Shows of the Early 1990s

During the early 1990s, the main focus of the U.S. Air Force was still centered on countering the U.S.S.R., although that union was beginning to unravel.¬† The first Gulf War was just around the corner, and most of the Air Force’s tactical arsenal was still painted in the camouflage¬† colors that would be the most […]

The Scooter Still Soldiers On…

Military jet bomber designs during the 1950’s ran the gamut from large and complex multi-engine supersonic weapons systems to small, simple, and subsonic craft.¬† When Douglas Aircraft Company designer Ed Heinemann and his team set out to produce a U.S. Navy carrier borne strike aircraft, they agreed upon the smaller and simpler design spectrum for […]