El Paso XB-51 Crash

I recently received an email from Robert regarding an article on the “This Day in History” website covering the El Paso XB-51 crash. 46685 had Gilbert XF-120 markings and was en route to Eglin AFB for scene filming for Toward The Unknown. The website post includes an interesting article on the crash from the El […]

Toward The Unknown Screen Captures

Because you need screen captures from your favorite 1950s test pilot movie, IMPDB.org has it!



Lincoln’s Bond

This painting was commissioned by Tony Accurso last March for his retirement from the Air Force. If the style and theme look familiar, it is because it was done by artist Mike Machat. Learn more about this Toward the Unknown themed painting, over on the TTU site.

Congratulations to Tony and I have to […]

Movie Airplanes in Air & Space Magazine

The November 2012 issue of Air & Space magazine has a article about planes that only existed in the movies. Check out the writeup on Toward The Unknown’s own Gilbert XF-120.

Gilbert XF120

Air Trails Pictorial 1950

Just added a new photo to the Toward The Unknown/XB-51 Gallery thanks to Doug Nelson: The cover of the April 1950 Air Trails Pictorial magazine with a pretty ominous XB-51. Looks more like something from Germany in WWII!

Update: Hank Caruso was kind enough to share that the artist of the magazine cover was Frank […]