Oct 3 2012
Check out how this airplane's wing snaps in mid-air while the pilot is performing maneuvers. Luckily, his airplane was equipped with a parachute...
Mar 6 2012
The General Electric GAU–8/A Avenger is a 30mm hydraulically–driven seven-barrel Gatling–type rotary cannon that is mounted on the USA's Fairchild Republic A–10 Thunderbolt II. It is among the largest, heaviest and most powerful aircraft cannons in the US military and the world. The A–10 Thunderbolt was basically designed around this cannon.
Dec 25 2011
After a failed helicopter rescue mission during a 1980 hostage crisis in Iran, US government had to come up with another way of airlifting injured people along with a handful of Delta Force. The only problem was safely landing something large enough to carry 52 people, inside of a soccer stadium and then airlifting everyone to a nearby air carrier.