Skydiver Felix Baumgartner breaking sound barrier for Red Bull Stratos. Talk about extreme. Whether people question whether skydiving is a sport or not, it certainly is challenging and requires strong technique.
Aircraft Graveyard --- at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base near Tucson, Arizona - Hundreds of Stratofortress bombers are stored here in the desert. These planes, whose flying days are over, are preserved for spare parts.
Birds Eye View of Shuttle Launch. Gabriel Green and Capt. Zachary Bartoe patrol the airspace in an Strike Eagle as the Space Shuttle Atlantis launches May at Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Photo credit: U.S.
An Hornet from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Three releases 1000 pound bombs during a series of Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) adjacent stores release tests over the Atlantic Test Range.