In case you haven’t seen the incredible visual of a jet breaking the sound barrier, as the pressure waves produce a visible halo around the aircraft, this is your chance. Pictured is an F/A 18 in all it’s glory.
Photo of the Day
You may have already seen this video which has been making the rounds the last couple of days, but it’s funny enough to post again here. Several reports indicate that the service member was fine, having landed quite a bit away from the intended drop zone, so you can go ahead and laugh.
With Syria on everyone’s mind, Secretary of State John Kerry made the trip across the river yesterday to visit with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
Among the items exchanged was the picture above, which we featured back in March as a Photo of the Day.
The Solar Impulse, an experimental super-lightweight aircraft powered by the sun, is busy flying across the US, making various stops along the way. Follow its progress over at http://www.solarimpulse.com/en/.
Check out more photos from the drop after the break… More