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Air Force Plans to Retire B-2s and B-1s in Preparation for New B-21 Raider

While I understand that the Air Force has to retire the B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit in preparation for the B-21 Raider program, I think that it may be a bit early to mothball the aircraft. 166 more words

Military

Outtakes from "Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress" Documentary Now on YouTube

I got this from a Reddit post. “The US National archives have uploaded all of the outtakes from the 1944 documentary: “Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress”. 27 more words

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Boeing’s Pursuit of Beloved Brand in Brazil Hits Political Headwind

The American aerospace giant is eager to acquire Embraer, Brazil’s iconic plane manufacturer, but the deal will have to overcome government opposition, intensified in an election year. 74 more words

NYT

Book Review: "Out of the Blue: The Final Landing"

Edited by: Ian Cowie, Dim Jones and Chris Long

Halldale Media Group (2017)

This is the third and final installment of the “Out of the Blue” series of books. 455 more words

Aircraft

Pentagon Releases New Video of Russian Fighter's Dangerous Maneuvers

A few days ago the Pentagon made an announcement regarding an incident between American and Russian aircraft. The Pentagon stated that the Russian aircraft was flying in an unsafe manor, and came within 5′ of the American aircraft! 129 more words

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