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Flight Safety Foundation Overhauls Go-Around Guidelines Commented on: 2 hours ago (March 29, 2017)

evratz - exactly! Thus the sound of crickets when a commercial airline pilot lands rather than goes around.

Change that around, though, to where pilots start initiating many more go-...

Japan-UK Fighter Project Sign Of Closer Defense Partnership Commented on: 21 hours ago (March 28, 2017)

Funny how nearly all the commenters here in this thread completely ignored the post, which is solely about Japanese and UK cooperation on development of a next gen (following the F-35) fighter...

Brexit Could Decide Future Of European 'Clean Sky 3' Commented on: 1 day ago (March 27, 2017)

Rubbish!

I would bet far more that the UK will be in great shape a decade from today, while the probability of the EU surviving that long is far lower. If any one of the French or Italians...

Opinion: The Uneven Progress Of Women In Aerospace Commented on: 4 days ago (March 24, 2017)

Health care is probably the outlier; it attracts a lot of females no doubt due to social factors (i.e., women historically, for social reasons, are more drawn to care-giving roles which are not...

With Raytheon Out, Leonardo DRS Touts Lower-Cost T-100 Commented on: 5 days ago (March 24, 2017)

When the USAF is planning to train all its fighter pilots for the next 30 years plus or minus, having a stable contractor team for continued support would seem to be a baseline requirement....

Elevator Malfunctions In MD-83’s Rejected Takeoff Commented on: 5 days ago (March 23, 2017)

You can say that again

Less Is More: Merit In Cockpit Minimalism Commented on: 6 days ago (March 23, 2017)

Nice review of the current state of the art in avionics presentations.

The overriding concern for pilots is maintaining situational awareness. And that is further broken down into three...

First New USAF Pilots Begin F-35A Training At Luke AFB Commented on: 1 week ago (March 22, 2017)

According to Lt. Col. Berke, chief F-35 flight instructor for the USMC, in the podcost posted here on AWST a couple weeks ago, he says its easier to train newbie pilots on the F-35 than it is to...

Boeing, Lockheed Aircraft Win Big In Trump’s Budget Plan Commented on: 1 week ago (March 21, 2017)

Sorry, mcarew... better go back and retake your 7th grade civics course again. US Presidents never "pass" anything. Only Congress can tax and spend. There is no mention of "budget" anywhere in...

MQ-9, Heron TP Vie For RAAF Armed-UAV Program Commented on: 1 week ago (March 20, 2017)

The Harpoon seems an unlikely candidate for carry by the MQ-9. Its weight of 1,523 pounds exceeds the capacity of the inboard hard point by a bit, and if you dropped one, it would seriously...