Tag Archives: tail

CHINA’S J-20 IN ITS NEW MISSIONIZED CONFIGURATION

                                              The testers at Chengdu are making some progress on their mammoth J-20 fighter. It looks like the … Read the rest of this entry

Filed in China Rising, News, Opinon, Photo | 11 Comments

DID YOU KNOW THAT CHINA FLIES BLACKHAWKS? COULD A STEALTH MODIFICATION BE IN THEIR FUTURE?

24 well equipped UH-60/S-70C Blackhawks were bought by China from the US in the mid 1980’s with another on the books 100 as options. After the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 the EU and US imposed an arms embargo on … Read the rest of this entry

Filed in China Rising, Opinon, Stealth Blackhawk & Bin Laden Raid | Comment Now

SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER ENTERPRISE DAMAGED IN NEW YORK

                I am so tired of saying I told you so, but this is what you get when you allow one of America’s top aerospace artifacts to be stored on top of a … Read the rest of this entry

Filed in News, Opinon, Photo, Space Shuttle Retirement | 10 Comments

YOUNGEST B-52 TURNS A HALF CENTURY OLD!

This is a nice little piece about “Tail 1040,” the USAF’s youngest B-52 in operation. The B-52’s story is really a fantastic one. The aircraft was built during a time when quality was seemingly unrelated to cost. The B-52 fleet … Read the rest of this entry

Filed in News | Comment Now

CHINA & THE STEALTH HELICOPTER TAIL: WHAT WE ALREADY KNEW, BUT NONE THE LESS DAMNING…

As was hypothesized here hours after the Bin Laden raid: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia-pacific/pakistan-gave-china-access-to-secret-us-aircraft-involved-in-bin-laden-raid-paper-says/2011/08/14/gIQA1zqqFJ_story.html?wprss=rss_world

Filed in China Rising, Stealth Blackhawk & Bin Laden Raid | 1 Comment