34 yrs turning, milling, grinding, etc. Thin wall machining expert. I serve at the best company east and west of the Mississippi. "If I can't machine it, I'll use a hammer. If that doesn't work, I'll use my bare hands.... But, it will be made."
Aviation Week has been reporting on and, in one case unwittingly, furthering the cause of nuclear-powered aircraft for more than 60 years. Spurred on by the promise of the ‘Atomic Age’ and the potential strategic benefits of limitless range and endurance, the U.S. Air Force launched the Nuclear Energy for the Propulsion of Aircraft project in 1946....More