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As F-35 Begins Operations, More Hurdles Loom Commented on: 1 week ago (August 16, 2015)

Thanks Don for once again injecting reality into the comments above about the "reliability" of the F135.

Combat Lessons Prompt U.S. Navy To Consider New Growler Payload Commented on: 3 weeks ago (August 5, 2015)

Its hilarious how many pro JSF supporters forget that its taken 14+ years and $500 billion dollars for a single variant of the F-35 to make it to semi-functionality and to declare IOC.


Exercise Indradhanush: Flankers And Typhoons Battle In British Skies Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 1, 2015)

Tony - any word on if the Indian Flankers were allowed to fully use their
ND11M Bars radar this time around?

U.S. Marines Declare First F-35B Squadron Operational Commented on: 4 weeks ago (August 1, 2015)

As I predicted a rubber stamped IOC for the semi-functional F-35B.

Enough said......

Boeing Prepares T-X For First Flight As Competition Intensifies Commented on: 4 weeks ago (July 31, 2015)

Boeing & Saab building a TX aircraft is one of the most exciting military aerospace collaborations in recent history.

I'm equally excited to see the Northrop Grumman entry and I...

U.S. Marines Complete F-35B Readiness Inspection Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 24, 2015)

Let's quickly review some of the highlights of modern USMC STOVL/VTOL aviation to date:

1. The AV-8 Harrier which quickly developed a reputation for killing pilots in accidents and was...

Kawasaki P-1 Flies At Air Tattoo Commented on: 6 weeks ago (July 16, 2015)

An interesting aircraft that compares favorably with the P-8 in terms of ordnance load-out, range/endurance, and submarine detection systems.

It's no accident that the two submarine...

Australia Abandons Proposal To Order F-35B Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 9, 2015)

I don't understand why the Aussies are buying ANY variants of F-35!

Behind That F-35 Air Combat Report Commented on: 7 weeks ago (July 8, 2015)

Besides, it is obvious to all that the F-22 production line must be opened again.

OMG - we can only hope so!

Opinion: JSF Push Blurs Lines Between Predecessors, Competitor Commented on: 8 weeks ago (July 3, 2015)

Every time I hear the same and often repeated sensor fusion soundbite when describing the advantages of F-35 compared to 25-30 year old US legacy fighters I'm struck by the seemingly total lack of...


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