This stealthy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is the size of a fighter jet, and will be taking off and landing from the deck of an aircraft carrier. This is an unusual overhead view of the scary looking plane, which was mistaken for a UFO at least once.
The Lockheed Blackbird was designed over fifty years ago and flew over times the speed of sound. During the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese fired approximately 800 missiles at none of which managed to score a hit. NASA operated the two
The Pratt & Whitney gas turbine turbofan engine with afterburner, used by the Raptor fighter jets. The photo is showing the 2 extreme vectoring cases, a special technique, called the Thrust Vector Control. At the rear of a jet engine, a.