“After its firing from the submarine Dmitry Donskoy, the Bulava missile self-liquidated and exploded into the air” – Russian MoD spokesman to Interfax 23 Dec 08 And thus was written the postscript on the latest test of the star-crossed Bulava […]
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For your Saturday viewing pleasure – and no Lex, those were Canadian Hornets…
Showing some “Joint” love today…(also gives us a chance to flight test a new feature) — —
Following up from our earlier post , we now have a shot (still unofficial) of the Raptor and its prey:
Press the edge of the technological envelope and sometimes it snaps back and bites you. Promise the moon and fail to even deliver a scintilla (and oh yes, demand more money in the process) and the customer naturally gets a little testy. These themes […]
Another serendipitous find on the ‘net whilst searching for something else. B-29′s, X-1′s and an actor from an all-time favorite movie – so what’s not to like? Turn the page and watch (about 10 minutes).
UPDATE: Happy 60th Birthday to the USAF (18 Sep 1947 – 2007) (thanks for the reminder Mike) Frequent readers of this site (all 3 of you…) know that we tend not to cut the Junior Service too much slack, […]
A little while back, lex spoke of the qualities of a good wingman. Today, comes the story (courtesy of a cell-, er, cube-mate) of another wingman, albeit from the other Service with pilots who fly jets, but compelling nonetheless. […]
… can be hazardous to one’s financial health Found the following whilst running research for a future article: For Sale: $195,000 (museum quality restoration)
Is it just YHS or does it seem since the intrusion of CAD and other automated design devices that aesthetics have taken a back seat in aircraft design? There was a day when an aircraft both funcitoned well and […]