Posts Tagged ‘lockheed martin’

The F-22 Raptor is back in the air

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
As jet fighters are concerned, the F-22 Raptor is simply the best. So we were a bit surprised to hear a few months ago that this incredible jet fighter was grounded because of oxygen problems. The system actually did not work on several occasions causing hypoxia for some pilots who nearly crashed due to the lack of oxygen in the cockpit. This problem was so serious that the F-22 Raptor was grounded for 4 months, which is a very unusual move. But it reflects the positive view of the US officials Read More....

Our visit to Lockheed Martin

Monday, May 2nd, 2011
We have been very lucky last week to be able to visit the Lockheed Martin Corporation. This invitation went through thanks to fellow pilots, and we have to say this was one of the top 10 experiences for all of us. When you are passionate about aviation, being able to venture into one of the temples of aviation is quite something. We have been more than lucky as we have been able to see some of the production lines of the F-35. We are still very much excited about all this, so to share our exciteRead More....

Israel goes for the F-35

Friday, October 8th, 2010
“We’re very pleased with the Government of Israel’s decision to move forward with the U.S. government’s Letter of Offer and Acceptance for the F-35,” said Tom Burbage, Lockheed Martin executive vice president and general manager of F-35 Program Integration. “This is another step in the longstanding relationship between Lockheed Martin and the nation of Israel. The Lightning II will strengthen Israel’s national security posture both militarily and industrially.Read More....