The XB-47 Needs Help

I’ll just put it out there. Scrapping old, historical planes sucks. Heck, scrapping any old airplane sucks. That’s why this story…well…sucks – sort of – it can still have a happy ending.

The Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, Illinois is closing permanently on November 1. The museum houses planes that used to be used for […]

Toward The Unknown at Edwards Base Theater – October 21, 1956

Just had to share this from the Edwards AFB Facebook:

#OTD 21 Oct 1956 at Edwards – Actor William Holden and other Hollywood personalities attended the opening of the new Base Theater and viewed a screening of “Toward the Unknown,” which had been filmed on the base. This marked the official opening of the new […]

X-2 Model Retires to Edwards

Remember the photos I posted last year about Dave Schaefer’s 1/5 rocket-powered X-2 model? The model is back, but this time at home…at Edwards AFB.

Dave donated the model to the Air Force Flight Test Center museum in September. The model will help tell the seldom told story of the X-2 and also honor all […]