Mountain Shadows: Sun Sets Early In High Terrain Commented on: 1 day ago (February 19, 2018)

One does not have to be in the mountains to have a sudden sunset. Note JFK Jr. flying out to sea and descending . . .

20 Twenties: A Look At The Future Aerospace Industry Commented on: 1 day ago (February 19, 2018)

Good Luck kids.I remember the articles in the mid-1960s saying that 20,000 new aeronautical engineers were needed next year, Followed by articles saying there were 50,000 engineers driving taxis...

The Winners Of Trump’s Pentagon Budget—And A Few Losers Commented on: 1 day ago (February 19, 2018)

We should think ahead to ten years from now Trump's budget shall not matter at all while the fact of the catastrophic growth in the national debt will dominate he budgeting process. The...

Venture Capital Follows Space Model, Flows To Urban Air Mobility Commented on: 1 week ago (February 11, 2018)

We might consider São Paulo where the ultra rich sought the air to beat traffic and kidnappers. The fantasies of investors and inventors seem to assume that the new crew less flying "taxies" will...

Boeing Unveils 737-7, Smallest MAX Variant Commented on: 1 week ago (February 10, 2018)

Having first flown on a 737-200 50 years ago, I commend the design. Seeing Boeing hawking upgrades now I damn Boeing management. Boeing is trying very hard to be a has been and achieving that...

It Makes Sense For Boeing And Embraer To Join Forces Commented on: 1 week ago (February 10, 2018)

Sense for Boing maybe. But Brazil has spent a lot of time and money to build an aerospace industry and it may not wish to see that end in Gringo hands.

Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy Commented on: 1 week ago (February 10, 2018)

We are seeing lots of speculative designs from many sources. Space cadets with supersonic biz jets, engine companies with fanciful dreams. The real problem is that flying takes power and no matter...

Sizing Up Artificial Gravity For Deep Space Commented on: 1 week ago (February 10, 2018)

This is long term thinking when the United States has been put on the course to bankruptcy. Perhaps the Chinese will answer the question of artificial gravity but the United States shall be out of...

Airbus Stops Taking PW1100G Engines Commented on: 1 week ago (February 10, 2018)

A twin is only two shutdowns from a difficult landing. P&W used to be better than this. What happened that they allowed a half-baked engine go in to service?

Will USAF Actually Buy A Light Attack Aircraft This Time? Commented on: 1 week ago (February 9, 2018)

Will the USAF buy it? If buying it will justify grounding that low-life subsonic A-10. yes.
Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress. Time to party down. Next time...

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