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BAe Sea Harrier FRS.1

  • Crew: 1
  • Role: Multi-role Naval Combat Aircraft
  • Length: 46 ft 6 in (14.2 m)
  • Wingspan: 25 ft 3 in (7.6 m)
  • Height: 12 ft 2 in (3.71 m)
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F-35B Internal Weapons Bay Can’t Fit Required Load Of Small Diameter Bomb IIs (Updated)

Posted: 02-25-2015

(Editors Note: This story has been updated to clarify the scope of the F-35B internal weapons bay design changes.) 983 more words

Military Aircraft

The Mighty Hercules

This post is about the incredible C-130 Hercules military aircraft- but don’t worry, it’s not going to be a flavourless list of specifications and figures. Although I’d probably find such a list interesting, I’ll restrain myself! 435 more words


English Electric Canberra T.17 WH740 at East Midlands Aeropark

Built as a B2, WH740 was delivered to No.18 Squadron at RAF Scampton in August 1953. The aircraft then became part of No.40 Squadron based at RAF Upwood. 186 more words


Bear Hunting - part two

Well it appears I may have been wrong about the previous mission in January by the Russian Bears and their routing down the English Channel – though there is still no hard evidence this did happen. 439 more words

Air Force considering A-10 replacement

According to the head of the U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command, Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle,  a future close air support-specific platform to replace the A-10 remains a possibility. 161 more words

Military Aviation

Force Protection

Aural observations of nocturnal aerial movements

I don’t profess to know what is happening, or why they might be there.  But I’m grateful for the shield above me.   170 more words