The Wright Brothers

Despite their wildest dreams, those crazy brothers had no idea what they were starting.

Joint Services Open House @ Andrews AFB, DC ANG F16:

~$1B of hardware, and only ~$2ooM of that is flying:

Red Bull Air Race World Series:

Then there are the really fast toys they hide in NoVA…

Three and a half times faster than the speed of sound:

…which is eight times SLOWER than the big white thing lurking behind it:

The winner of this round, at five miles per second:

And lastly, my willing tagalong taking pictures of the sky:

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~ by horizonmanifest on January 2011.

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