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USAF Not Considering Special Forces OA-X Under LASSO Commented on: 11 weeks ago (September 4, 2017)

In Vietnam we had US Navy Helecopter Attack Light (HAL) units. A couple units integrated the OV-10 Bronco for special force insertion and reconnaissance, they actually flew inverted just above...

Upstarts To Rule The Future Urban Air Transport Sector Commented on: 11 weeks ago (August 30, 2017)

Probably because they are still too busy to control for most folks even with didital control systems.
Until the entire control package is integrated into a single control column with a foot...

How Buying Light Attack Fleet Would Help USAF’s Pilot Shortage Commented on: 13 weeks ago (August 22, 2017)

The answer is simple. Reboot the Mustang program in the USAF. Flying Warrant Officers either advanced from the enlisted ranks or direct recruitment from society with qualifications based in...

Opinion: Pilotless Commercial Aircraft Likely In 2020s, 2030s Commented on: 13 weeks ago (August 21, 2017)

Nothing monitored or corrected in flight that cannot be done on the ground with a singe tech.
Draw a happy face with a waving hand on the aircrafts nose and place a smiling inflatable in the...

How North Korea Developed Missiles So Quickly Commented on: 13 weeks ago (August 16, 2017)

How so fast? Save all the unnecessary verbiage.
Materials and resources are easily bought around the world by those in need. Plane loads of money from the US to Iran to North Korea is...

UK Drone Collision Tests Draw Criticism Commented on: 14 weeks ago (August 10, 2017)

The problem with the discussion in the article and this comment section is the misunderstanding of the aerodynamics of a rotor 'wing'. Wing is the clue.

Opposing Views: Debating The F-35’s Strengths And Weaknesses Commented on: 14 weeks ago (August 10, 2017)

Well boys and girls, as engineers you don't take sides in a discussion held by the experts. You have not earned a seat at that table. We are reading or listening to a discussion between two...

U.S. Army Eyes F-35 As Missile Defense Sensor Commented on: 14 weeks ago (August 9, 2017)

Without realizing it, what the army is requesting is to install the AWG9 radar system (or an up to date version)on the F-35 and arm it or additional platforms linked together, with the AIM 54...

From Pest Control To Drug Patrol, Now Air Tractor Targets OA-X Commented on: 15 weeks ago (August 8, 2017)

Ever hear about Navy OV-10 's (HAL) flying inverted over the jungle canopy to locate and pinpoint enemy positions so the big boys could come in and smash them? Probably not. I don't think you...

Pilotless Commercial Aircraft? Follow the Money Commented on: 15 weeks ago (August 8, 2017)

What's all the hysteria about?
Pilots will always be needed as door greeters during boarding.
A strikingly strong confident individual at the door with gold stripes on the sleeve and...