|Return From The Unknown
The X-1 series of experimental aircraft pioneered
research into high-altitude and high-speed flight. The rotund Bell X-1A
was perhaps the most successful of the second-generation U.S. rocket
planes. Dropped from a converted B-29 bomber, the X-1A blasted to
unofficial altitude (over 90,000 feet) and speed (Mach 2.44) records in
1953-54. (This Aerocature is now part of the U.S. Air Force Art
Note: Each month a different image from the current calendar year is featured here. To avoid
the gnawing 12-month period of suspense to see all 12 pieces (along with lots of aviation
anniversaries (When did the first pig fly?), incredible trivia (What is Godzilla's "birthday"?),
and outrageous quotes from people that should know better) place your
order for the Aerocatures Calendar now!
News & Updates:
- 12/16/14: Please note that, at this time, ForeFeathers
Enterprises does not accept orders via phone or online. Please use our
online order form or see our
ordering information page for details. We
apologize for any inconvenience.
On a higher note, there are two new Aerocatures prints available:
"Red River Raiders" and "Raven Thunder!" Check out our pricelist
for more information!
- 12/2/14: The 2015 Aerocatures(tm) Calendar is now available!
Oh, and for the first time ever, the entire calendar is in glorious full
color! Click the picture for more details...
- 11/30/14: The 2015 Aerocatures(tm) Calendar is at the
printers now and will be available very shortly for ordering! Oh, and
stay tuned for news about a major change to this year's
- 8/17/14: Hank Caruso was on-hand on the USS Theodore Roosevelt for
history in the making! The US Navy's X-47 UCAS, nicknamed "Iron Raven," underwent its first
fleet integration tests. Read more about the historic day here.