With Falcon 9 Back, SpaceX Looks Ahead Commented on: 4 hours ago (January 22, 2017)

While I am in no way a SpaceX/Musk groupie, I am glad to see the firm survive the Helium Tank System Crisis (two launch failures).

We need NASA to perform research and development not...

Rolls-Royce Pays Up Over Corruption Investigation Commented on: 5 hours ago (January 22, 2017)

Someone must have read "Selling the F-104," Haughton, Daniel, Kotchian, Carl et al., Greased Palms Publications, Burbank California, 1976.

A Global Glance At Trainer Outlooks Commented on: 5 hours ago (January 22, 2017)

Perhaps Tony is aware the USAF is going to further refine it's RFP to fit the product of the firm selected to win.

See: "How to Cheat at Contractor Selection," by General Need A....

ATR Invests In Digital Mockups To Streamline Aircraft MRO Commented on: 1 day ago (January 21, 2017)

Of course the elephant in the room is related in a technical sense. Virtual Reality.

Why take an airplane to that business meeting or vacation spot when you can don your Virtual Reality...

Landscape Of Disruption Lies Ahead For Aerospace Commented on: 2 days ago (January 20, 2017)

“Everyone on the planet is becoming an aerospace engineer to make things . . . using local fabrication tools.”

I watched an entire 19th century technology change through five "modern"...

Top Pentagon Weapons Buyer Defends Revolving Door Commented on: 2 days ago (January 20, 2017)

“What scares me more than that is we’ll bring in outsiders,”

Clearly he does not understand the virtues of ignorance and inexperience.

Aurora Refines Design Of Ultraefficient D8 Airliner Commented on: 2 days ago (January 20, 2017)

The wraith of Vincent J. Burnneli looks down from the clouds over Temple, Texas and smiles. He thinks of the Remington-Burnelli airliner, RB-1, CB-16, Burnelli UB-14, Burnelli CBY-3 Loadmaster....

Commentary: Tougher Times Ahead For U.S. Airlines Commented on: 2 days ago (January 20, 2017)

United has scheduled the end of it's 747s so the photo fits the funeral tone of the article.

Once again the end of the airline industry is announced.

Perhaps the answer is further...

Opinion: Under ‘High-Beta’ Trump Presidency, Anything Could Happen Commented on: 2 days ago (January 20, 2017)

Just remember what is necessary to know:

Experience is Evil.

Alligators fill in the Swamp

Change is Stability

Ignorance is Strength

Twitter is the Ministry of...

Why Did The Pentagon Use The B-2 Against Terrorists? Commented on: 2 days ago (January 20, 2017)

What does an immense waste of huge amounts of taxpayer's money matter when you are trying to justify the existence of your program to the incoming Bull in the Budget Shop?

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