This website uses cookies. By using and further navigating this website, you accept this.
Dismiss
Did you know that FlightAware flight tracking is supported by advertising?
You can help us keep FlightAware free by allowing ads from FlightAware.com. We work hard to keep our advertising relevant and unobtrusive to create a great experience. It's quick and easy to whitelist ads on FlightAware or please consider our premium accounts.
Dismiss
Back to Squawk list
  • -2

Kelly’s Heroes: Lockheed’s five finest airplanes

Submitted
Almost exactly 106 years ago, one of the world's greatest aircraft designers—Clarence "Kelly" Johnson—was born in Ishpeming, Michigan. And since we're gigantic aviation nerds here at Ars Technica, the week of his birthday is as good a reason as any to celebrate some of his legendary designs. Johnson spent 44 years working at Lockheed, where he was responsible for world-changing aircraft including the high-flying U-2, the "missile with a man in it" F-104 Starfighter,… (arstechnica.com) More...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]


WALLACE24
WALLACE24 2
This is a nice little article remembering a great engineer and some of his fantastic work. Love the 104's and the sound of that beastly engine.

Login

Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!