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Meet China's Sharp Sword, a stealth drone that can likely carry 2 tons of bombs

It just won a technology prize, so China’s pretty proud of it.

By Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer Yesterday at 3:46am

The Sharp Sword UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle), China’s stealthy attack drone, just won second place in the National Science and Technology Advancement Prizes. 601 more words

Warbirds – F-16 Fighting Falcon

Our latest edition of Warbirds brings us to the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon.  This storied Cold War veteran took its first flight on January 20, 1974. 493 more words

History

French government awards Saskatoon war veteran the Legion d'honneur

Shortly before midnight on June 5, 1944, Clarence Dixon and his crew climbed into their Douglas C-47, fired up the big radial engines and took off into the English night — bound for France and war. 458 more words

Local News

Can a regulated industry create a great customer experience?

Last weekend, I flew out to discover the Rock of Gibraltar, and for an airline geek, landing on such a unique runway (between a mountain and the sea) was very exciting!   651 more words

Experience

Flew the Coupe! – Part 10- More Misc. in the middle of the weather standown

So I felt it was time for an update on my journey to return to flight.  No major announcements in this post but I thought I’d catch you up on the backlog of little things. 2,988 more words

Musings

Heavenly Landings! It's a Pilot

A long time ago, I took flying lessons while I was working at a small airport in Redding CA.  I never did get my license because I ran out of money – Like soooo many.   161 more words

Acrylic Art

Attention Pilots! Heavenly Landings!

A long time ago, I took flying lessons while I was working at a small airport in Redding CA.  I never did get my license because I ran out of money – Like soooo many.   161 more words