Russia To Quit ISS In 2024, Build Space Base In LEO Commented on: 1 week ago (February 26, 2015)

Dictatorsthugs, and bullies like to have total control. As to the joint venture on a wide body, add 10 years ro rhe schedule especiLly with COMAC involved. My question is: is this new space...

ACC Chief Open To A-10 Follow-On Platform Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 14, 2015)

As usual an AF general wanting to overspend on a existing plane that could simply be upgraded. But the fewer new programs the few chances to double dip after retirement.

ACC Chief: Stealth ‘Incredibly Important’ For Next USAF Fighter Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 14, 2015)

There will never be another manned fighter. And why would anything the AF says only be seen as anything other than a falsehood after the F-35?

France, India Disagree Over Key Rafale Contract Issue Commented on: 2 weeks ago (February 14, 2015)

Indians just looking for larger bribes. With Egyptian AF large purchase (which took 90 days to complete) much less pressure to give in to Indians.

United Considering 10-Abreast 777 Retrofits Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 3, 2015)

Put them on meat hooks.

Proliferating Threats Open Door To F-35 Follow On Commented on: 4 weeks ago (February 2, 2015)

Cancel it. Today. Sweetman was right. When is Bogdan's quiet retirement?

Boeing Nabs Sole Source Prime On Next Air Force One Commented on: 4 weeks ago (January 31, 2015)

Ignoring predictable usual moronic red neck birther racism, when Goldman-Sachs over pays for Hawker-Beechcraft for executive jet toys, an egomaniac from Microsoft says he can build a jet for one...

JSF Program Ditches Tests To Protect Schedule Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

Perhaps if we'd had critical, relentlessly skeptical, informed reporting earlier in the history of this fiasco we taxpayers would have saved a few hundred billion dollars and there would have been...

Emirates Would Buy 100 A380neos, Agrees To Amedeo Sale-Leaseback Deals Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 23, 2015)

Airbus has fallen into a trap. They are in a monopsony, the economic term where there is only one buyer, which is then in the position to bully, dictate product specs, and price. Normally, for...

With ARJ21-700 Certified, Focus Shifts To Support Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 22, 2015)

Just shows It takes a long time to steal enough intellectual property to build a state of the art airplane--or in this case a not state of the art unsafe airliner which doesn't come close to...

Mar 5, 2015

GE’s Failed Play For Honeywell (2001)

Industry consolidation may well be coming, but there will probably not be a repeat of the Darwinian spectacle that occurred between the mid-1990s and the early 2000s....More
Mar 4, 2015

1957: Broken Arrow 26

The most capable interceptor of the 1960s might not have been American or Russian, or even British, French or Swedish....More
Mar 2, 2015

1969: The Concorde's Hopeful First Flight 2

On March 2, 1969, Aviation Week’s Donald Fink was on hand to witness the first flight of the supersonic Anglo-French Concorde in Toulouse, France....More
Mar 1, 2015

U.S. Spacewalkers Complete Space Station Docking Port Antenna Installations, Cable Extensions 4

"That was an amazing effort," said NASA spacewalker Terry Virts....More
Feb 27, 2015

NavWeek: Running With the Pac 1

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)staking territorial claims in the seas off its coasts....More
Feb 27, 2015

A400M Faces Production Challenges in 2015

Initially, Airbus was supposed to deliver 22 aircraft to at least four customers this year....More
Feb 27, 2015

Pilot Report: Flying The Embraer 170 (2003)

Former Editor-in-Chief Dave North wrote pilot reports on more than 120 aircraft during his career at Aviation Week. His visits to Embraer began in 1978, long before the Brazilian company’s privatization and emergence as a powerhouse in regional jets. Here, he recalls his Embraer experiences, culminating in a test flight of the E170....More
Feb 26, 2015

France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More

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