Greetings future fighter pilot! It’s 2017; almost two decades into the 21st Century, and we on the Afterburner Club are poised to get you ready for the future of aerial combat! On the Afterburner Club, our mission is intelligence. We aim to provide you- the future aces of America- with the best … [Read more...] about Changing the way we think about Aerial Combat…and our dreams!
Have you ever dreamed of flying the fastest plane ever built? Then you ought to know about the SR-71 Blackbird. This stealth aircraft was designed to break the sound barrier at speeds of over Mach 3. It was so fast that none of the SR-71 aircraft were ever hit by enemy surface-to-air missiles. Read … [Read more...] about SR-71 Blackbird: Supersonic Spy Plane
If you dream of becoming a fighter pilot in the air force, navy or marines, building your integrity is an essential element in your preparation... Let me explain and share a story from my life that demonstrates the point. So, Being a Fighter Pilot and having integrity; What do those two things … [Read more...] about Integrity and Becoming a Fighter Pilot
It appears as if the last F22 Raptor has been built for the US Air Force. December 13, 2011 marks a historic day in military aviation. The last F22, tail number 4195 is the last of the 187 F22s that have been produced, starting in 1997, at the Lockheed Martin production plant in Marietta, … [Read more...] about Final F22 Raptor Hits The Runway
The Art of War, written by Sun Tzu, is a book that has carried on quite the legacy throughout the years, and throughout all cultures. Sun Tzu was a strategic military general who wanted to simplify tactics of warfare. It has been translated and reworked all over the world. He must have been on to … [Read more...] about The Art of War and How it Relates to Flying