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Civil/Military Aerospace Split Has Outlived Its Usefulness Commented on: 5 days ago (June 22, 2017)

An arrested landing on a carrier deck pegs the G meter in both directions. Dive-bomb recoveries are typically 7 Gs. A domestic-quality grocery-getter sedan cannot race at Le Mans. Squirrel guns...

Saudi Arabia Needs 100 An-132Ds Commented on: 6 days ago (June 21, 2017)

Mach 0.4 (4 miles per minute) at less than 30,000 feet works very well.

CFM Does Not ‘Rule Out’ Geared Engine Bid for NMA Commented on: 6 days ago (June 21, 2017)

Vindication !!!
Now they're all trying to copy it.

Boeing To Launch 737-10 At Paris Air Show Commented on: 1 week ago (June 19, 2017)

707,727, 737, and 757 use the same fuselage.
Boeing got their money out of that tooling !

How F-22 Is Deconflicting U.S.-Russia Operations Over Syria Commented on: 1 week ago (June 16, 2017)

It's called a spectrum analyzer, and it's on every electronics technicians bench.

Women Have Advantages As Astronauts, But History Gives Men A Head Start Commented on: 1 week ago (June 15, 2017)

Men have one-track minds. It's amazing that they get anything done.

Kratos To Promote Valkyrie, Mako Drones In Paris Commented on: 1 week ago (June 14, 2017)

Last night there was an episode of "Aviation Disasters" on the Smithsonian Channel about an airline pilot who put his 15-yead old son in the left front seat of an airliner loaded with passengers....

Airbus Hoping To Put A400M Challenges Behind It Commented on: 2 weeks ago (June 13, 2017)

At least the engines have not fallen off, as has happened to some USA designs.

Editorial: Speak Up, Pay Up On NATO Commented on: 2 weeks ago (June 9, 2017)

"Peace in our time!"
Words sure do matter.

Boeing’s NMA Poses Propulsion Puzzle For Engine Makers Commented on: 3 weeks ago (June 6, 2017)

The engine should be an ultra-high-pressure turboshaft design that turns a fan through a gear box..

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