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Back in the pilot’s seat, 75 years melt away for this WWII veteran

Charlie Taylor crouched low under the belly of a World War II-era B-24 Liberator plane and handed his cane to the pilot above. Then the 95-year-old veteran climbed into the cockpit of the bomber – the same model he captained … Continue reading

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Nearly 200 of America’s F-35s May Remain Indefinitely Unfit for Combat (Updated)

The Pentagon may end up with about 200 F-35s that remain unready for war. Because of defense budget headaches, the money to fix them up is going somewhere else. The Armed Services are presently spending their money on brand new … Continue reading

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India Might Finally Terminate Their Stealth Fighter Program With Russia

India probably wouldn’t receive a large degree of technology transfer under such a deal as export controls on the F-35 are notoriously tight even for NATO operators. But it is likely that some industrial offsets could be offered, including the … Continue reading

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Could Sierra Nevada’s UH-60 Replace the USAF’s UH-1Ns?

U.S. Soldiers prepare to take off in a Sikorsky UH-60L at the Oberdachstetten Range Complex. U.S. Army photos by Mr. Luis Viegas, Training Support Center Ansbach For a while, Sikorsky and its HH-60U Black Hawk, and the Boeing/Leonardo team with … Continue reading

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Granbury High School Students Build Plane, Prepare for Flight … – NBC 5 Dallas

An airplane, built from the ground up by a group of high school students from Granbury, is ready to make its flight debut. It’s a Van’s Aircraft RV12: A full-sized two seater built by a group of 24 students in … Continue reading

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17 ‘best worst movies’ from our readers

Some movies are so bad, they’re good. And to find one of those, you don’t have to look far. “Troll 2,” filmed in Utah in 1989 by Italian director Claudio Fragasso, tells the story of an American family who must … Continue reading

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Boeing Earnings: All About The Margins

The Boeing Company (BA) will be publishing its third quarter results on the 25th of October, before the opening bell. In this article, I want to have a look at analyst expectations, my expectations and what risks there are surrounding … Continue reading

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