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Comac Aiming At 2021 For C919 First Delivery Commented on: 10 weeks ago (February 9, 2018)

Advances in aviation have been made in spite of the FAA, not because of the FAA. Hopefully this will catch on.

Trump Wants To Cancel Boeing’s Air Force One Commented on: 10 weeks ago (February 8, 2018)

"The Guy" is not on his way out. He could care less what the West Wing has to say, and so could everyone else except you.

China-Russia JV Seeks Widebody Engine Proposals Commented on: 10 weeks ago (February 7, 2018)

The use of cascaded centrifugal compressors might spare COMAC the grief of engines that feature active cooling of the engine structure to maintain blade-tip clearances prerequisite to the required...

Will USAF Actually Buy A Light Attack Aircraft This Time? Commented on: 11 weeks ago (February 7, 2018)

No one has to go down low. Just tell the weapon where to go, and is goes there. Suicidal plunges straight at the enemy are as stupid now as they were then, only more so. A sniper in a hay loft...

Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy Commented on: 11 weeks ago (February 6, 2018)

How do I turn it off ?

U.S. Air Force To Get Second Female F-35 Pilot Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 30, 2018)

So, once the lower-thrust rocket seat in installed, then Baby Huey can't fly the aircraft anymore. The aircraft will then be conspicuously labeled "LADIES". Granted, the strongest woman is...

Bombardier Bid To Derail Dispute Rests On E190-E2 Range Question Commented on: 12 weeks ago (January 25, 2018)

Fill the fuel tanks just before dawn to get the densest fuel, and the range will increase more than the disputed 20 / 2880 = 0.7% (less than one percent). But don't wait until after lunch to...

One-Star Tapped To Solve USAF’s Hypoxia Headache Commented on: 13 weeks ago (January 19, 2018)

Retrofit a few aircraft with the old LOX system that has worked well for decades. Compare the UPEs (if any) in the retrofitted aircraft with the UPEs in more "modern" aircraft. The most frequent...

Airbus CEO Warns About Brexit, Trump, Protectionism Commented on: 13 weeks ago (January 17, 2018)

The EU is as efficient as the UN, which does not fit with the "shining city on the hill" concept.
A camel is a horse designed by committee.
Let the lefties wallow in their "reasons",...

Rudder Blanking Can Result In A Quick Runway Excursion Commented on: 14 weeks ago (January 12, 2018)

Runways are too short.

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