Budget Questions Hang Over NASA’s Europa Lander Commented on: 5 hours ago (May 23, 2017)

When NASA was created the administration may have been Republican, but Congress was Democrat.

Much of the new NASA's capabilities were old NACA, ensconced in the northeast and midwest where...

UAC And Comac Developing Widebody Aircraft Commented on: 7 hours ago (May 23, 2017)

Those Russians don't know much about airliner design, but what they do know might be useful.

Meanwhile the Middle Kingdom takes another step on the road to world economic domination.

Tokyo Seeks New Ways To Stop North Korean Missiles Commented on: 7 hours ago (May 23, 2017)

Is it not time to pause and conduct a reality check?

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is in fact a weak nation in every strategic sense. The government of North Korea puts on the "...

Trump’s Saudi Visit Firms S-70, Chinook, P-8 Deals Commented on: 21 hours ago (May 22, 2017)

While I admit amusement in Trumps supplication before the King of Saudi, I am delighted to see oil dollars being returned to the US.

It did not take world leaders long to figure out how to...

Will Europe’s Business Aviation Stir at Last? Commented on: 1 day ago (May 22, 2017)

I missed the postwar light aircraft production boom and subsequent bust, but I did see the aftermath.

The fifties were spent with a market saturated with used airplanes. There was always...

Aurora’s Robotic Copilot Lands Simulated 737 Commented on: 1 day ago (May 22, 2017)

The Northrop Grumman's X-47B may have fell short of all the goals of the Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator program but it does not appear to have fell very short.

Yeah an enlisted...

Beware, OEM-supplier Relations Are Changing Commented on: 1 day ago (May 22, 2017)

Alan Mulally has just learned a lesson about taking technical arrogance to a largely unregulated industry.

What impact might the promised miracle of Deregulation have upon aviation...

Is There A Commercial Market For Large Unmanned Aircraft? Commented on: 1 day ago (May 22, 2017)

Good question. So far the answer is a resounding no. But perhaps the wrong question was being asked.

Most commonly proposals in the past have centered around telecommunications with Large...

90 Years Ago In Aviation Week: Charles Lindbergh's Flight Commented on: 3 days ago (May 20, 2017)

"He was also not afraid to stand up for his believes such as opposing the rush to WWII"

Yeah and his support for the Nazis and Eugenics!

Charles Lindbergh was a very interesting man...

Boeing Warns Against Long Stealth Fighter Development Commented on: 4 days ago (May 19, 2017)

We would not wish to see another absurdly long development program like the "Commercial Derivative Air Refueling Aircraft."

We have seen how Boeing whipped out the KC-767/KC-46A fast and...