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This F-15 Turns Gobs Of Fuel Into Fire During A Glorious Engine Test Run This F-15 Turns Gobs Of Fuel Into Fire During A Glorious Engine Test Run

NASA recently built a new engine thrust stand at its Armstrong facility located at the northern edge of Edwards AFB. It can hold back 60,000 pounds, allowing crews to do engine runs on F-15 and F/A-18s with both engines running at full power simultaneously, including F-15B #836, the oldest serving Eagle in the US…

Those Are Some Big-Ass Jacks Those Are Some Big-Ass Jacks

A Bell X-1 being mated to a Boeing EB-50A mothership at Edwards AFB in 1951. X-1: 6784 pounds, 6250 pounds of fuel, rocket power, no ejection seat. Setting speed records in the sky: Awesome. [NASA]

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