Civil/Military Aerospace Split Has Outlived Its Usefulness Commented on: 10 hours ago (June 22, 2017)

The defense expenditures of the United States are huge compared to any other nation. Why can't we win any wars?

We are in several permanent wars right now. We have been for most of this...

Box-Wing Design for Airbus Compound Helicopter Commented on: 1 day ago (June 21, 2017)

I have seen very many innovative helicopter designs over the last 60 some years and a few worked out.

Why are there so many AH-64s and no AH-56s?

Emirates Wants Program Assurances Before Possible A380 Order Commented on: 1 day ago (June 21, 2017)

“I want to know what Airbus will do with the aircraft,” Emirates Airline President Tim Clark said . . .“They need to put the A380s into other airlines,”

Torpedos Fired.

Emirates will...

French Air Force Happy With Airbus A400M Progress Commented on: 3 days ago (June 19, 2017)

“The A400M is a game changer,” a spokesperson says."

Should that not read "a very uncreative spokesperson who can only spout cliches says"?

"The current standard is...

Saab's Never-Surrender Global Gripen Campaign Commented on: 3 days ago (June 19, 2017)

Paris is coming, every one get your sales pitch in.

I mean most folks go to see airplanes, but sales guys go to sell them.

Airbus Launches A380-plus Development Study Commented on: 3 days ago (June 19, 2017)

“Airbus is reportedly talking to Emirates about another follow-up order for around 20 more A380s that could be announced at the Dubai Air Show in November.”

“Emirates has...

F-35 Demo Pilot: Paris Performance Will ‘Crush Years Of Misinformation' Commented on: 4 days ago (June 19, 2017)

Aw, come on! Give LM the benefit of the doubt. After you shampoo, use Dr. Donald's Brainwash to get all those years of airshow routines out of your mind.

Imagine this performance is being...

Airbus Pursues Transformative Path Commented on: 4 days ago (June 18, 2017)

"These include the innovation centers, A3 and another to be set up in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley. They have a similar charter—to be disruptive—but may pursue different topics based on what...

How F-22 Is Deconflicting U.S.-Russia Operations Over Syria Commented on: 4 days ago (June 18, 2017)

"No idea what the guy said, as I automatically skip long-winded rants,"
- TheSandbagger on Jun 17, 2017

As opposed to short winded rants about long rants you do not read.


A Super Supplier Bets On Big Data, Electric Aircraft Commented on: 1 week ago (June 15, 2017)

"He's an attorney, successful businessman, a take-no-prisoners leader but lacks a "True" understanding of the technologies of which he speaks."
- patrickvarner

All together too...