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F-35A refuels

Recently posted on Lockheed Martin’s flickr stream is this glorious image of an F-35A performing an aerial refueling trial over the Pacific. Lockheed Martin

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So, farewell, then C-130E

Pictured on the US Air Force website is service’s last remaining Lockheed Martin C-130E as it prepares to fly off into the sunset from Hurlburt Field in Florida.  US Air Force

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US Air Force accidently releases pic of Area 51

Top spot from my US colleague Stephen Trimble here. On the face of it, the photo – very nice though it is – shows a Lockheed Martin F-22 flying over the Nevada desert on Exercise Red Flag. So much, so what. But as Trimble points out, in the background you can clearly see the runway […]

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F-35s from below

Great image here from the US Air Force of a pair of Lockheed Martin F-35As in-bound to Nellis AFB in Nevada earlier this week, not long after the type had been cleared to return to flight after yet another grounding, this time due to a cracked engine fan blade. US Air Force

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F-35B does the hovering

To celebrate the F-35 surpassing 5,000 flight hours last month, Lockheed Martin has pushed out this lovely picture of the B-model doing its STOVL thing. Lockheed Martin

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Wave goodbye – Hercules over Sydney

As the Royal Australian Air Force prepares to say goodbye to its H-model Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules at the end of the month, a specially liveried aircraft has embarked on a tour of the nation, here pictured on a flight over Sydney. The variant has been in-service with the RAAF for 34 years. And yes, that’s the […]

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A flock? A gaggle? Or an accident waiting to happen?

Taken from the US Air Force site is this cracking picture of too many aircraft all trying to occupy the same space. It was shot at the 2012 Kaneohe Bay Air Show on Marine Corps Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii last month and shows a US Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130, a pair of Sikorsky […]

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F-35 rocks and, indeed, rolls

Now this we like. Culled from the UK’s defence images Flickr stream is this little cracker showing a Lockheed Martin F-35 test aircraft rolling over and begging for a biscuit (metaphorically speaking). Nice, eh? UK Ministry of Defence

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Friday’s slightly abstract image

As it’s nearly the weekend, I thought I’d go for somethingf slightly different. So here’s a picture of a Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor reflected in a crewman’s visor while refueling. Credit: US Air Force

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Like an Airfix model, but bigger – Omani C-130J

Cracking paint scheme on this Lockheed Martin C-130J. It’s the first aircraft from a three-unit order destined for Oman and will be delivered later this year, pictured undergoing test flights at Lockheed’s Marietta facility. The camouflage brings to mind the sort of pattern you’d daub on your Airfix model of a Hawker Hurricane. Oman currently operates […]

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