Boeing NMA Details Emerging Commented on: 25 weeks ago (June 20, 2017)

This aircraft simply doesn't fit between the biggest 737 Max and the smallest 787. Boeing will end up with an unwanted airplane the will cost it dearly.

How F-22 Is Deconflicting U.S.-Russia Operations Over Syria Commented on: 25 weeks ago (June 16, 2017)

The F22 Pilots are assuming they are not being detected. How can they be so sure?

USAF To Keep AR-1 Work Going Amid BE-4 Setback Commented on: 26 weeks ago (June 12, 2017)

Spot-on

New Certification Demands Force MRJ Program Delay Commented on: 45 weeks ago (January 25, 2017)

Launched in 2008 and to be delivered in 2013. Now it is 2020!!!!! A few months ago inaugural flight of the Embraer 195 E2 took place two weeks ahead of the original schedule. Something extremely...

Aviation Week Persons Of The Year: Pentagon’s Carter, Work and Kendall Commented on: 48 weeks ago (January 7, 2017)

Although I'm not aware of these three individuals having any inputs to the tender that resulted in the three-variant F-35, it is clear to me that at more than US$ 400 billion and a long gestation...

Airbus A350-1000 First Flight Marks New Chapter For Program Commented on: 1 year ago (November 24, 2016)

Embraer had the first flight of the new E 190 E2 two weeks ahead of the original schedule. Now, when was the last time someone has seen such an achievement? Maybe Boeing and Airbus have one or two...

Antares Returns To Flight After Two-year Grounding Commented on: 1 year ago (October 18, 2016)

No protectionism in space Science and exploration. The Russian engine is simply superior and it use is an incentive for Americans to do better. That is what a genius called Charles Darwin taught...

Vulture Disaster: Bad Luck, Poor Planning or Fate? Commented on: 1 year ago (October 13, 2016)

The aircraft's air speed with a headwind was certainly greater than 140 kt ground speed. But what about the vulture's speed and heading at the time of impact? We know nothing about it so all this...

SpaceX: We’ll Take You to Mars For $100,000 Per Seat Commented on: 1 year ago (September 29, 2016)

If the past is a reasonable indication of the future, Elon Musk went ballistic is his idea and schedule. The size/complexity of the system and the timetable are absolutely incompatible. Space-X...

NTSB: Metal Fatigue Complicit In Southwest Engine Fail Commented on: 1 year ago (September 14, 2016)

Curiously not a single photo of this engine, shown at the time in several publications, shows a blade is missing.

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