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Airbus ~ Bombardier ~ next RCAF fighter ~ Typhoon

And, finally, a third and final post about aircraft procurement: how new jet fighters are tied to the fate of Quebec’s corporate darling, Bombardier. 487 more words

USA

An air version of Project Resolve?

This is the second of three posts about aircraft procurement for the Canadian Forces.

I see, from the Army.ca website, which is always a good source of information about what’s really going on in the military world, that… 383 more words

Economics, Trade And Taxes

Is it time to quit?

Today is Air Force day on my blog …

Therefore, today I have set my sights on three projects that the RCAF’s leadership (and, indeed, the whole of the defence staff) has said Canada needs – … 504 more words

Defence Procurement

Another Trudeau broken promise?

Murray Brewster, who often reports on defence matters, writing on the CBC News website, says that “Canada is ready to offer the United Nations a list of high-end equipment and troops who could train peacekeepers from other countries for dangerous deployments, CBC News has learned… 661 more words

Justin Trudeau

Congress Approves $400 Million for an 'A-10 Lite'

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a28979/congress-approves-400-million-for-a-10-lite/

I posted about the OA-X program here at some point in the past. I was dubious about the OA-X then, but I may be coming around to the idea. 92 more words

Watch a World War II Training Cartoon Voiced by Mel Blanc

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/a28960/wwii-training-cartoon-mel-blanc/

Oh man do I LOVE these WWII training cartoons! This one was perticularly interesting to me because it was on how to use a bombers sight to shoot down enemy aircraft. 24 more words

Visit rare prototypes and legendary aircraft at the Western Museum of Flight - CNET

https://www.cnet.com/news/visit-rare-prototypes-and-legendary-aircraft-at-the-western-museum-of-flight/

This looks like an AWESOME museum! We have an aircraft museum in my state that I’ve visited many times. I’ve also been to the Air & Space museum in Washington DC. 30 more words

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