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Boeing Opposes F-15C Retirement Plan Commented on: 26 weeks ago (April 18, 2017)

Actually, his entire message nullified his entire message.

So he believes that America is best defended with what will be 80 year old fighter aircraft, when we already have in the air fleet...

Opinion: United Must Rewrite Its Operational Rulebook Commented on: 26 weeks ago (April 17, 2017)

Whatever the law has been until last week, it is already changing.

Canada has already declared it will not allow any airline operating in Canada to forcibly remove passengers unless they...

Lockheed’s Skunk Works Demos Autonomy For Unmanned Loyal Wingman Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 12, 2017)

Semi-autonomous UAVs coordinated by fifth gen battle leaders in the sky is the future of aerial combat. Manned aircraft won't completely disappear as some project, but human crew will do what...

Opinion: UA3411 Fiasco Weighs On United’s Recovery Efforts Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 12, 2017)

The author is only mildly rebuking the airline, and his bias in favor of the airline's malfeasance is clear with his use of "recalcitrant passenger" terminology, The passenger WHO WAS BEAT UP AND...

Lockheed Passes On USAF’s Light Attack Demo Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 11, 2017)

The easiest explanation is the one most likely to be true - the two biggest domestic defense contractors see little likelihood of the so-called light attack aircraft ever seeing the light of day,...

What Is The Certification Tipping Point? Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 10, 2017)

Certification via compliance with private industry standards is the way nearly all other products are certified - industrial products, consumer products, engineering design, and construction are...

Opinion: Why America Needs A Space Corps Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 9, 2017)

This post is extremely wrong headed. Creating separate military command structures is the opposite of the jointness that is sorely needed in today's battle management. The Air Force needs to be...

Pentagon Says All 59 Tomahawks Hit Syrian Targets Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 8, 2017)

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Tomahawks Pummel Syrian Airfield Commented on: 27 weeks ago (April 7, 2017)

Fevered imaginations of the AltRighters at work again here in the comment pages of AWST. Sheesh!

Trump did the right thing. I am a Trump critic, but he did the damned right thing.

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COIN Machine: Flying The Iomax Archangel Commented on: 28 weeks ago (April 6, 2017)

COIN ops are rapidly giving way to far greater defense challenges, and with SAM threats proliferating, and with proliferating cheap manpads easily capable of destroying such low and slow aircraft...