Rocket Lab ‘Well Ahead’ After Initial Launch Test Commented on: 2 hours ago (May 29, 2017)

The development of the Ātea-1 sounding rocket went almost unnoticed. Rocket Lab has attracted the interest of the Operationally Responsive Space Office. That much influenced the development of...

Boeing Touts Advanced Fighter Versions As ‘Different Animals’ Commented on: 5 hours ago (May 29, 2017)

Meanwhile at the propaganda department of Boeing Military Aircraft an astounding new development is announced.

"Our F-15EZ is not just reheated leftovers, it is microwavable in seconds!"

Russian MC-21 Airliner Makes First Flight Commented on: 5 hours ago (May 29, 2017)

"Another attempt by a third world manufacturer to enter the modern age. How many will crash in the 1st year?"

I do not know but it took several years for a third world aviation technology...

ISS Demonstrates Possibilities Of Low-cost Launch Commented on: 5 hours ago (May 29, 2017)

Where is an Aviation Week & Space Technology article on the DARPA XS-1 program?

How does it relate to the success of the X-37?

Or to put things simply where is any attempt at...

UAC’s MC-21 About To Make Its First Flight Commented on: 1 day ago (May 28, 2017)

"No US uranium has gone to Russia, never will, Rosatom was really interested in Karatau mine in Kazakstan, but had to buy the Canadian company which owned Canadian, Australia, South Africa US and...

FAA Ponders Next Move In Small-UAS Battle Commented on: 4 days ago (May 25, 2017)

The Sacred Right of Americans to Recklessly Endanger Others and Their Property May Not be Infringed.

At least that seems to be the position of the U.S. District Court for the District of...

Two Chances Lost: Pilot And Mechanic Both Miss Aileron Hook-Up Error Commented on: 4 days ago (May 25, 2017)

Roy Chadwick, designer of the Lancaster Bomber died of this particular Murphy 70 years ago. In September of 1961 a Northwest Airlines Lockheed Electra crashed in Chicago because the ailerons were...

USAF Aircraft Modernization Steady In Trump’s Budget Commented on: 5 days ago (May 24, 2017)

"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world...

Opinion: How U.S., European Defense Contractors Need To Up Their Game Commented on: 5 days ago (May 24, 2017)

In 1904 there were spoil sports who observed that if the British kept selling warships to Japan those orientals would figure it all out.

Let me propose a concept, If you want to keep a...

Budget Questions Hang Over NASA’s Europa Lander Commented on: 6 days ago (May 23, 2017)

When NASA was created the administration may have been Republican, but Congress was Democrat.

Much of the new NASA's capabilities were old NACA, ensconced in the northeast and midwest where...

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