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Labor Dispute Delays Ariane 5 Launch Commented on: 13 hours ago (March 29, 2017)

Call it understandable CYA.

If the Repubs can spend 6 years and 15 million trying to persecute the Stated Dept. head over something so nebulous, then slash their budge wheat can...

Opinion: Boeing’s Twin-Aisle Midsize Jet Faces Big Challenges Commented on: 15 hours ago (March 29, 2017)

The citing of Norwegian using a 737-800 max for Trans Atlantic spot use is a one off area that it has the range and pax load that works for that. It still is a trade off as the only solution...

SpaceX Falcon Rockets Now In Charge Of Own Range Safety Commented on: 1 day ago (March 28, 2017)

Oh Lord.

"A human being can make a mistake, software is not going to"

Wow, how often has the software not been developed to see all the parameters and indeed was screwed up?

How Tiltrotor Tech Is Changing the Way the U.S. Marine Corps Fights Commented on: 1 day ago (March 28, 2017)

Yep, the reality is that in any really contested air space, you are in trouble with this setup. The adversary does not have to be Russian or China.

Yes you can take out the SAMs,...

Short On Cash For KC-46, U.S. Air Force Eyes Souped-Up KC-135 Commented on: 2 days ago (March 27, 2017)

I have been saying this for a long time and people thought I was wrong.

Just last week I said the same thing.

1. The KC-135R obiviously is in good shape (and the AF spin about we...

China And Russia Test The U.S. In Space Commented on: 2 days ago (March 27, 2017)

I do appreciate the "We need to stop the academic exercise and do something ":.

I have to laugh as you hear all that constantly, when the reality is you aren't changing what's left...

Elevator Malfunctions In MD-83’s Rejected Takeoff Commented on: 4 days ago (March 25, 2017)

Do you people read? Wind, aka fluttering of a control surface that is not wanting to move.

Beijing Influence Rising In Russo-Chinese Widebody Program Commented on: 4 days ago (March 25, 2017)

Trying to create false parallel is a mark of someone who has a very superficial understanding of the industry.

Europe had fully fled state of the art aircraft industry, they made...

Less Is More: Merit In Cockpit Minimalism Commented on: 5 days ago (March 24, 2017)

And still we had AF447 where all sorts of stuff was yelling at them and the critical fact they were stalled was masked by a removal due to low airspeed (the logic can kill you, you are too slow...

With Raytheon Out, Leonardo DRS Touts Lower-Cost T-100 Commented on: 5 days ago (March 24, 2017)

Israel does not have T-38 to see them through.

They needed a trainer available now, not latter.

It may well be the best current, it won't beat the Saab Boeing TFX

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