Last Surviving Doolittle Raider Dies at 103

Last Surviving Doolittle Raider Dies at 103

April 18, 1942 – 1 ship, 16 bombers, 80 volunteers, 650 nautical miles, 1 target, and 2 goals – boost morale in the U.S. and attack Japan just months after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Even though this highly classified mission only caused minor damage, the...
First Flight of the SB-1 Defiant

First Flight of the SB-1 Defiant

On March 21, 2019, one possible future replacement of the U.S. military’s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter completed its first flight. The SB-1 Defiant, a coaxial rotor aircraft is Sikorsky Aircraft and Boeing’s entry for the Army’s Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program. The...