NASA Looking For Rides To The Moon Commented on: 3 days ago (May 19, 2018)

We are moving from Need A New Space agency to No Space Agency Needed. Sic gloria transit mundi.

Should U.S. Block F-35 Deliveries To Turkey? Commented on: 4 days ago (May 18, 2018)

"How/why Turkey was ever admitted as a NATO member is beyond me."

Turkey had a long record of conflict with Russia and controlled the sphincter of the Black Sea. Next question.

"Don'...

Business Aviation On Cusp Of Upswing As Economy Rebounds Commented on: 4 days ago (May 18, 2018)

Expanding in the late stages of a business cycle is not prudent.

Turbojet Runs Precursor to Hypersonic Engine Heat Exchanger Tests Commented on: 4 days ago (May 18, 2018)

This is an intriguing idea and it will be useful if it works out. Of course many enticing ideas for engines have failed when pursued such as caloric engines by George Cayley and John Ericsson. A...

Boeing, U.S. Air Force At Odds Over KC-46 Commented on: 1 week ago (May 15, 2018)

The KC-767J has been operational for 9 years. But then professional incompetence seems unacceptable to the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. I guess they do not have a zillion dollars to waste and a...

A-29, AT-6 Face Off For Light Attack Experiment Part II Commented on: 1 week ago (May 15, 2018)

All this trouble just to have an excuse to retire the A-10. Will the USAF actually keep the light attack aircraft? Of course not. Once the A-10s are scrapped the USAF will "discover" the light...

U.S. Air Force Still Has No Idea Why T-6 Pilots Are Getting Sick Commented on: 1 week ago (May 10, 2018)

The problem is not just constrained to the T-6. Other aircraft using the Onboard Oxygen Generation System have the same or similar problem(s). A seeming brilliant idea, the OBOGS seems to have a...

Eurofighter, F-35 Vying To Replace German Tornado Fighters Commented on: 2 weeks ago (May 6, 2018)

The long stabile United States is now run by a man who considers consistency and stability to be bad policy. Thus as a supplier for weapons the United States is no more reliable than its leader....

Power Via Laser Beam Moves Closer To Reality Commented on: 2 weeks ago (May 4, 2018)

Good idea. In fact a great idea. It will take some time. The ultimate potential for space based solar arrays beaming power down to Earth is intriguing. A nation's deterrent force, the ability to...

Opinion: China’s Misguided Grab For Aerospace IP Commented on: 2 weeks ago (May 4, 2018)

China is building itself up and positioning itself to become the dominant power on Earth. The USA is bankrupting itself to enrich the rich and wasting it's strength in endless wars to kill muslims...