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http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/10/air-force-silenced-general/ This is must read piece regarding the V-22 Osprey, with damning insights literally straight from a V-22 crash investigator’s mouth. The growing culture within the US military focused on protecting certain weapons systems at all costs, and even blaming … Read the rest of this entry
LOCKMART LOOKS TOWARD ITS EMPLOYEES TO CUT BALLOONING F-35 COSTS This is not only a good idea, it is a proven one. About a half decade or so ago the Joint Strike Fighter, namely the F-35B, was so over weight … Read the rest of this entry
FLIGHT CONTROL MARVEL: UNBELIEVABLY COOL VIDEO SHOWCASING NASA’S “CURIOSITY” ROVER’S SEVEN MINUTES OF TERROR
A big thanks to Aviationintel reader “Bronc” for shooting this over!
What can I say, I have a soft spot in my heart for the HH-60Gs. These aircraft are flown hard by some of the best helo pilots in the world. Combat Search And Rescue is an intense affair where Pave … Read the rest of this entry
Sir Richard Branson tipped the world off to a new cargo oriented space spin-off to his already anxiously awaited commercial space tourism enterprise. Dubbed “Virgin Launcher One” this new concept will pair the “White Knight 2″ mothership, that is common … Read the rest of this entry
If you are a regular reader here at Aviationintel.com, and there are thousands of you now, I would greatly appreciate it if you could send the site to some of your friends, family, co-workers, or other defense and foreign policy … Read the rest of this entry
It has been a rough weekend here at Aviationintel. The site was attacked and some bad code was inserted and whatnot (honestly I am not a computer nerd and most of the hacker lingo is over my head). The great folks … Read the rest of this entry
Sorry about this guys, last night the site was apparently attacked to a small degree and I am trying to get my programmer to fix it. Hang in there with me, good stuff coming this week! -Ty
The 4th Fight Wing, located at Seymour Johnson AFB in North Carolina, launched 70 F-15Es on a massive strike training mission that would see over 1,000 simulated targets struck. This huge event was primarily to commemorate the 4th’s victory over … Read the rest of this entry
Dear Aviationintel readers, I am sorry for the pause in new material over the last few days. I am working on some very big military aviation related things and I had to slip away for a bit. I have some … Read the rest of this entry
Lockheed has done a good job at publicizing a program that is not in a good place to be publicized. Yet Lockheed’s big push to get the positives about the program out in the media is usually based on the … Read the rest of this entry
I am disgusted with the stories I hear about commercial pilots making poverty dollars for years as they build hours, and once they make it to the “big iron” they have no job security and decreasing incomes. I find it … Read the rest of this entry