What do you get when you cross an osprey with a warthog? For a
zoologist, the question may seem preposterous... but in Air Force
terms, instead of an odd looking winged-swine hybrid, the result is
immense firepower and unparalleled close-air support capability for
the rapid infiltration and exfiltration of troops in the
It wouldn't be the most cost-effective solution... but it may
just be the best possible hope for peace in our time, at least when
it comes to the US Air Force's problematic call for a new
generation of aerial refueling tankers.
Admiralty Order First British Airship On May 7, 1909
Royal Navy aviators and veterans, including Jock Moffat, the
Swordfish pilot whose torpedo crippled the Bismark in World War II,
gathered Monday at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London to
launch the One Hundredth Anniversary of Naval Aviation. The
centenary year will be marked by a number of colorful events and
activities throughout the UK.