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Boeing Delivers AH-64E Apache Training System to S. Korea’s Army

Boeing Co (NYSE: BA) recently announced that it has delivered its Apache Longbow Crew Trainer to the army of South Korea. The trainer will be utilized for preparing AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters, which Boeing is required to deliver during the second half of the current year. 278 more words

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The South China Seas ... again (2)

The New York Times has published an article and new photos that appear to  cast considerable doubt on China’s pledge to not militarize the South China Seas. 249 more words

Foreign Policy

Early deployment beckons...?

F-35 Marks New Era For Stealth

With thanks to Aviation Week & Space Technology

U.S. Air Force F-35s could deploy in 18 months

Ready for War… 1,156 more words

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Day #2 at EAA AirVenture 2016: Visiting the Airplanes and Other Awesome Sights

Round and round all over Wittman Regional Airport,  you can run and run and still not visit all the airplanes at EAA AirVenture 2016 in one day. 490 more words

EAA AirVenture 2016

Buying Spree?

At the RIAT air show, the outgoing prime minister signed off £4bn for the purchase of 8 Poseidon P-8A maritime patrol aircraft.

This pales into insignificance the £18bn purchase, potentially of 138 Lightening II F35B from Lockheed, including possibly the delivery of the F35A variant which us basically a Typhoon rival, and seems a bit pointless to me. 132 more words

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Can Harjit Sajjan square the jet fighter circle?

In 1882 Ferdinand von Lindemann and Karl Weierstrass finally proved that π is a transcendental number and that it is impossible to square a circle using a compass and straight edge … but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set his defence minister, Harjit Sajjan, just that task with regard to a new jet fighter for Canada. 371 more words

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Appearing at an air show near you.

So, they’re here at last. The Lockheed F35B, named Lightning II by the UK, flew over from the United States to appear at at least two air shows here during the summer. 686 more words

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