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NEWS UPDATE: FEBRUARY 27th, 2014

First of all, I will be posting a BIG announcement this weekend that will effect Aviationintel going forward in a positive way. Stay tuned for more information. Now onto the good stuff: PENTAGON ASKS PERMISSION TO RIDE ITS MOST TRUSTY STEEDS … Read the rest of this entry

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RUSSIAN ROULETTE DoD STYLE: RETIRE ANYTHING TO PROTECT THE F-35 “PROGRAM”

I have gotten a ton of email with various articles attached talking about how plans are in the works to retire a whole slew of “legacy” (ie front line) aircraft types in a desperate attempt to protect the most flawed … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP!: August 2nd, 2012

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

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DISCOVERY’S FINAL VOYAGE MARKS A SAD DAY FOR AMERICA

It has made world-wide news, and rightfully so, as NASA’s oldest Orbiter gets stuck into the petting zoo at the Smithsonian’s Udvar Hazy facility located at Dulles International Airport. I have gone into detail about my views, many of them … Read the rest of this entry

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ANOTHER PIECE OF NASA’S SPACE SHUTTLE LEGACY GET’S LAID TO REST

I just got an email from a reader who was wondering why it has been so long since I posted anything about the US Space Program. Sadly I haven’t because I just have not heard anything of serious significance for … Read the rest of this entry

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AIR FORCE ONE REPLACEMENT ON THE HORIZON. BUT WHY?

http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2011/09/air-force-afa-replacing-air-force-one-10-year-plan-091911w/ In a time of serious fiscal challenges and hundreds of billions of dollars in looming defense cuts this seems to be a STUPID issue for the USAF to discuss. The VC-25s have to be some of the lowert time 747s in the … Read the rest of this entry

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The “BOne” Back On The Chopping Block?

      The B-1 is a hugely capable swiss army knife for the USAF. Are they extremely expensive to operate? YES! But as America withdraws from its current footprint around the world, global power projection missions launched directly from the US … Read the rest of this entry

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