Opinion: Why Sino-Russian Widebody Project Is Not Another Airbus Commented on: 3 days ago (July 24, 2017)

Russia, the great loser of the 20th century. China, the great winner of the 21st century.

Goal of American airliner producer: a great last quarter.
Goal of Chinese: Take over in the...

Opinion: Where Is Trump Headed On Space? Commented on: 5 days ago (July 22, 2017)

NASA needs to develop a Reality TV show and a Casino on the moon.

A Lies powered Low Orbit projector would help.

Mars Experiment Shows Tough Going For Life Commented on: 5 days ago (July 22, 2017)

Damn! No potatoes. At least the bull crap will be sterile.

Air Force Weighs Scrapping A-10 Replacement Commented on: 5 days ago (July 22, 2017)

It would seem that by the time Republicans dispose of Obamacare the A-10 will be ancient and it's replacement unfunded.

Perhaps given the incompetence in Washington prudence is in order.

NASA Takes First Deep Space Propulsion Steps Commented on: 5 days ago (July 22, 2017)

"Though that's a nice-to-believe statement, I doubt there's any empirical evidence to back that up."

I have seen none. I suspect engineers tend to the higher side of the normal IQ range,...

Fix Elusive As Another F-35 Pilot Reports Trouble Breathing Commented on: 5 days ago (July 22, 2017)

There is yesterdays solution to todays problem. True, bottles of O2 are ancient technology and have been used since WWI. Still, they work.

Which is better than the current miracle of...

NASA Pushing Ahead With Electric X-plane Commented on: 5 days ago (July 22, 2017)

With massive outbursts of methane from a melting Siberia, it is possible that electric airliners will soon be absolutely necessary.

Opinion: How Will Pentagon Acquisition Change Under Trump? Commented on: 1 week ago (July 14, 2017)

Trump does not matter. Trump is now just cover for what ever Republicans want to do while he twists in the wind.

For three and a half years he will be slowly roasting and pardoning his...

Will Canadians Look To Asia For Aerospace Exports? Commented on: 1 week ago (July 14, 2017)

Might as well sell now to those who will rule the rest of the century.

The New Crop Of Low-Cost ISR Or Attack Aircraft Commented on: 1 week ago (July 14, 2017)

During WWI aircraft of similar performance were regularly shot down by rifle armed infantry.

By WWII every company had a BAR. By Vietnam everyone had fully automatic weapons. This problem...

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