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First Grounded F-35s Could Be Fixed This Month Commented on: 2 days ago (October 21, 2016)

3000+ to be built....

Which is of course is what's has been repeated for the last 20 years of a $500 billion dollar program that still can't produce a fully operational go to war product....

Raytheon, Leonardo Tackle ‘Disagreement’ Over T-X Bid Commented on: 1 week ago (October 14, 2016)

I agree. I love the design of the Boeing/Saab entry but Scaled Composites have done some amazing engineering to date.

I wouldn't exclude the Northrop from this competition yet!

U.S. Air Force Wants Stealthy, Laser-Shooting Next-Gen Tanker Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 28, 2016)

Next up, sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads!

U.S. Air Force Secretary: Service May Delay A-10 Retirement Commented on: 4 weeks ago (September 19, 2016)

"Why get rid of a proven airframe? For exactly the same reason we got rid of the P-51 and the P-47 - obsolescence on the battlefield."

A: Really? The majority of MANPADS that we're dealing...

Weapons Tester Cites Further F-35 Challenges Commented on: 8 weeks ago (August 24, 2016)

I'm sure that its a "minor" issue to you considering your butt won't be in the pilots seat when the F-35's systems stall out and need to rebooted while in the middle of a dog fight.


Northrop T-X Breaks Cover At Mojave Commented on: 9 weeks ago (August 21, 2016)

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and honestly I don't see this aircraft as being ugly from this photo.

Lockheed Considers Unmanned U-2 For Missile Defense Agency Laser Demo Commented on: 9 weeks ago (August 21, 2016)

"The only point he makes, Dolomite, is that he's an idiot."

Ditto :-)

USAF Declares F-35 Ready For War Commented on: 11 weeks ago (August 5, 2016)

"Using that logic, the F-22 isn't ready for combat either since it's only ever flown in permissive environments and never vs A2A threats."

A: Typical F-22 vs. F-35 comments from the...

U.K. A330, F-35B Conduct Refueling Trials Commented on: 21 weeks ago (May 25, 2016)

Learning to refuel an aircraft that still can't go to war after almost 15 years of development is BS. I'd like to say its funny and laugh but I just can't....

China Makes Visible Strides In Stealth Air Ops Commented on: 22 weeks ago (May 18, 2016)

The evolution of the J-20 from the first technology demonstrator to the latest first production aircraft that first flew early this year is amazing considering the short development time.



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