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Anatomy of an Internet Scam at QRZ

The following piece is taken from the forums at QRZ.com and is a good read. Heard about the 419 scammers from Nigeria? 334 more words

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RAF Rivet Joint Deployed

The RC-135W Rivet Joint

Joint Signals Intelligence Aircraft

The UK Royal Air Force has deployed its first Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft to support operations over Iraq – the first operational deployment of the type since its delivery in November 2013. 38 more words

Royal Air Force

G3YEU Solar Report 22nd August 2014

Solar Conditions

There was a slight increase in solar activity on Friday with more visible sunspot groups and a small increase in solar flux. On the same day a filament erupted but the slow moving CME did not hit the magnetosphere until late late on Tuesday. 312 more words

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Battle of Britain campaign 2014 – 19th-21st Aug - RAF drawn into attritional battle as Luftwaffe step up attacks

 19th Aug – Cloudy – German Effort – ALL OUT – Highest concentration of raids to date. Heavy losses on both sides including the destruction of 501 Sqn and LG2’s reconnaissance Hs126 Gruppe.  238 more words


The F-35 vs The VHF Threat

VHF Radar

This is quite an in depth article that I have come across but quite interesting nonetheless.

Grab a coffee, you might need it. 158 more words

Royal Air Force

RACF Squadron 415

On this date – August 20 – in 1941, the Royal Canadian Airforce‘s (RCAF) only torpedo squadron, the 415 Maritime Patrol, was formed on Thorney Island, England, equipped with Beaufort’s, and later Handley’s. 721 more words


Is the F-35B a Worthwhile Purchase for the Fleet Air Arm and RAF?


The Lockheed Martin F-35, fifth-generation fighter, is set to become the newest addition to the UK’s military arsenal.  But with the current delays and cost increases is the F-35B an effective enough aircraft to fit the bill at $156.8 million per aircraft.   730 more words

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