n 1983, a British tabloid claimed that a U.F.O. had landed in Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk, England, and that the U.S. Military had covered it up. What really did happen over those three nights in 1980? What did dozens of US Air Force personnel see? Is "Britain's Roswell" a hoax?
In 1954 a new and growing Army post, an Air Force Base, and the Air Force's military academy together jump-started Colorado Springs' growth. The military boom continued and in 1963, NORAD's main facility was built in Cheyenne Mountain. This placed NORAD directly next to Colorado Springs and permanently secured the city's military presence.
kaiyves: senior-crown: aviationexplorer: Vintage picture of SR-71 in flight over Beale AFB Welcome to Beale AFB, home of the Blackbird! *driving up, minding my own business* “I wonder if I’ll get to see a—” *SR-71 speeds overhead* “HOLY CRUMBS A BLACKBIRD!”
James David Graham Niven (1 March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was born in Belgrave Mansions, London, to William Edward Graham Niven and his wife, Henrietta Julia (née Degacher) Niven. Niven attended Heatherdown Preparatory School and Stowe before gaining a place at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. After Sandhurst, he joined the British Army and was gazetted a second lieutenant in the Highland Light Infantry.
PLANES OF FAME - Grumman/General Motors TBM-3E. HISTORY Introduced in 1941, the Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger was to become the U.S. Navy’s standard torpedo-bomber throughout World War II. Production totalled more than 9,830, nearly three-quarters of them built under the designation TBM by the Eastern Aircraft division of General Motors. Those built by Grumman were designated TBF and affectionately called "Turkeys" by their crews. Assigned the US Navy bureau number 91264, Planes of Fame Air…