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F-35C Needs New Outer Wings To Carry AIM-9X Commented on: 4 days ago (February 21, 2017)

"God told them to occupy all of Israel"
It was Palestine then and it is Palestine now.
Zionism was invented in the 1880s by Theodore Herzl in Eastern Europe. Murder is Murder.

Presidential Bomber? Report Touts B-21 For Air Force One Commented on: 1 week ago (February 13, 2017)

If the President is ejection-seat qualified, the B-2 should work well.

ATR Sees Renewed Competition From Used Turbofan Aircraft Market Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 10, 2017)

The 10:1 pressure ratio of the turboprop engines cannot compete with the 30:1 pressure ratio of the turbofan engines.

Ejection Seat Market Is Changing Pace Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 9, 2017)

I was happy to never use the North American rocket seat in the A-4, but I was also happy that it was a 14-G rocket seat as opposed to a 23-G percussion seat. The NA seat was good at zero airspeed...

Opinion: New Rules For Defense Under Trump? Commented on: 3 weeks ago (February 2, 2017)

The Democrats make laws that benefit the workers.
Industry moves overseas to get around the Democrat's laws.
Trump forbids industry to move overseas, making the Democrat's laws...

U.S. Air Force Study On Light Fighter Fleet Takes Shape Commented on: 3 weeks ago (February 1, 2017)

For target acquisition and tracking, communication, precision-guided ordnance delivery, range, endurance, combat maneuvering, and cost, Scorpion is the aircraft.

Why Did The Pentagon Use The B-2 Against Terrorists? Commented on: 5 weeks ago (January 20, 2017)

It demonstrates that Naval assets are superfluous.

U.S. Air Force Chief Backs Idea Of Low-Cost Fighter Fleet Commented on: 5 weeks ago (January 19, 2017)

Bouncing down the chute in rough air is not conducive to precision placement of the bullets, rockets, or bombs. Precision-guided weapons (small-diameter bombs) from a Scorpion are a much better...

Boeing Defines Final 737 MAX Stretch Offering Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 11, 2017)

"This thing is gonna be a dog without more thrust."
Longer runways.

Opinion: The Coming Era Of Small-Scale Air Travel Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 9, 2017)

"VTOL vehicles will become more akin to automobiles than aircraft"
We'll all have to take one day per week to get air worthiness inspections. Automobile engines operate at 20% power....

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