Safran Engine Issues Cause Further Dassault Falcon 5X Delay Commented on: 6 days ago (October 10, 2017)

Now, this is the meat of the article:

"As if to underline Dassault’s increasing frustration with the engine situation, Trappier insisted in a press conference that detailed questions about...

Comac Plans Volume Production Of ARJ21 Commented on: 1 week ago (October 8, 2017)

Bets on whether the Politburo fly on ARJ21s? Or whether ticket prices for flights on ARJ21s sell for dramatically less than flights on any other aircraft?

Do Mars Astronauts Need To Land? Commented on: 1 week ago (October 7, 2017)

There is absolutely no case for either putting humans on the surface of Mars or exposing them to cosmic rays for three years so they can be telepresent on the surface with low latency. The...

Boeing-Backed Zunum’s First Aircraft To Be 12-seat Commuter Commented on: 1 week ago (October 7, 2017)

Any new technology that can't survive criticism, snide or constructive, won't survive the marketplace. Conversely, if Zunum's got a winner, we could all be snide about it, and the customers will...

Boeing Zhoushan Completion Facility Sets China Plan In Motion Commented on: 2 weeks ago (September 28, 2017)

It's a little awkward, but the sentence diagram is only ketone-ring difficult (branching off into two parallel subordinate clauses after the word "China", which converge again at the word "is...

Northrop Offers Sneak Peek At T-X Concept Commented on: 3 weeks ago (September 25, 2017)

Aw, criminy. We're going to see this guy and all his friends with computers editing his bio article on Wikipedia. If he just does it in article space to begin with, all the cool kids will show up...

Russian Combat Helicopters Increase In Sophistication Commented on: 5 weeks ago (September 11, 2017)

Cynicism must be catching. I think that pretty soon changes in aircraft livery will prove headline-worthy - we're still in the summer, remember, and hurricane season was the only thing that...

New F-35 Roadmap Would Roll Out Updates Like iPhone Commented on: 5 weeks ago (September 11, 2017)

What makes that different from manual software updates? It seems to me that errors, when they occur (they will) can be caught and corrected faster - and targets can be identified and prosecuted...

Opinion: How Anti-Proliferation Rules Are Helping China, Hurting U.S. Commented on: 6 weeks ago (August 31, 2017)

MTCR does govern cruise missiles. Drones which can deliver bombs and missiles fall in the "cruise missile" category.

Which actually begs the question "What good do the MTCR and INF do, when...

Repaired F-35s Return To Flight Commented on: 6 weeks ago (August 30, 2017)

Where'd you learn English? Can't have been any of those boring old places like the US and its possessions, or Britain and its former colonies and dominions.

Your English reeks of borscht...