Air-Minded: PASM Photoblog XVIII

I don’t know why, with my fighter and trainer background, I should be drawn to this old Buff, but it fascinates me and I come back to it again and again.

Air-Minded: the Super-Duper Sabre

I love the jet fighters of the 1950s.  Built for speed, sleek and swept-back, they were the embodiment of the fantasy planes of comic book superheroes.  The North American F-107, an orphan fighter-bomber abandoned by the USAF, embodies the go-fast exuberance of the period. The F-107 began life in 1953 at North American Aviation as a drawing-board […]