|Rating||Date Added||Downloads|| |
|USS INDEPENDENCE (CV-62), USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63), USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64), USS RANGER (CV-61) and USS JOHN C. STennis (CVN-74)
|This is the area near Kitty Hawk (it was the closest Post Office at the time) where Oliver and Wilbur Wright flew their planes. The straight line north has markers showing the length of their flights, the hill south is a memorial to the flight and right next door is appropriately an airport.||08/27/2005||657|
|Whitehawk is overlooked by the White Hawk, a chalk carving in the hill at Sheepcote Valley. The White Hawk was carved in 2001 by local artists Same Sky with support from the Friends of Sheepcote Valley and Whitehawk residents.||09/30/2009||709|
|The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company's Wingfoot Lake Airship Base, sometimes called "The Kitty Hawk of Lighter-Than-Air," is the oldest airship base in the United States. The Spirit of Goodyear blimp is based at this facility at Suffield,OH.|
|This is the gravesite of flight pioneers Wilbur and Orwill Wright who made the famous flight of Kitty Hawk NC in 1903.|
|USS Constellation (CV-64), a Kitty Hawk–class supercarrier, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the "new constellation of stars" on the flag of the United States and the only naval vessel ever authorized to display red, white, and blue designation numbers. One of the fastest ships in the Navy, as proven by her victory during a battlegroup race held in 1985, she ...||09/04/2014||382|
|USS Essex (LHD-2) is a Wasp-class amphibious assault ship built at what is now Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Mississippi, and commissioned on 17 October 1992 while moored at North Island NAS beside the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63). It is the fifth ship named for Essex County, Massachusetts. Dick Cheney, then the Secretary of Defense in the first Bush Administration, spoke at the commis...||07/15/2012||481|
|West Hawk Lake basin is a metorite impact structure; popular with SCUBA enthusiasts, deepest point is 110 meters.||01/07/2006||1,614|
|Here's a shot of a United States Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk on the ramp at Edwards Air Force Base in California.||06/26/2006||729|
|Part of a private collection of jets tucked away in sleepy Birlingham is this attractive Sea Hawk. In generally good condition, there is some corrosion on the undercarriage and the canopy perspex is beginning to craze, but overall in surprisingly good condition for an aircraft that has been out in the open air for some years. ||09/19/2007||629|
|Timeslider to 1/1/2004.
The USS America (CVA/CV-66) was one of four Kitty Hawk-class super carriers built for the United States Navy in the 1960s. Commissioned in 1965, she spent most of her career in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, but did make three Pacific deployments serving in the Vietnam War. She also served in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
America held the distin...
|A Global Hawk and B-1 Bomber at Edwards AFB.||12/11/2007||891|