Aircraft of the Month: F4D Skyray
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Aircraft of the Month: F4D Skyray

My name’s Eric Boehm, Curator of Aviation at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. Today we are visiting our friends at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, taking a look at our rather unique jet with Intrepid service experience: The Douglas F4D Skyray. A Navy requirement issued in 1947 was for […]

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Lockheed AC-130 Gunship ⚔️ US Ground Attack Aircraft [Review]
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Lockheed AC-130 Gunship ⚔️ US Ground Attack Aircraft [Review]

The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily armed, long-endurance ground-attack variant of the C-130 Hercules transport fixed-wing aircraft. It carries a wide array of anti-ground oriented weapons that are integrated with sophisticated sensors, navigation, and fire-control systems. Unlike other military fixed-wing aircraft, the AC-130 relies on visual targeting. Because its large profile and low operating […]

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