Category Archives: Aviation

F-35B

So it appears that the STOVL variant of the F-35 program is a sticking point.  As a result there may be a move to drop the B to focus on the A/C variants.  While this would be a logical decision … Continue reading

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College Football!!!

Have you ever wondered what goes into the making of all the pre-game, half-time, and post game activities at a football game? Well this little clip doesn’t go into all of the pre-planning and synchronization but, it is a little … Continue reading

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STS Launch

Very cool launch footage

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Body Scanners

Last night, coming out of O’Hare I had my first in person look at the new Body Scanner.   To set the stage, the TSA area that I went through has about 10 checkpoints.  Two were staffed and open, and one … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Dreamed…

Have you ever dreamed about what flying with the Blue Angels would be like… Make sure you notice the control surface deflections…. amazing stuff.

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Poseidon

Full disclosure: 1.  I am a Boeing Shareholder 2.  I have extended relatives that work for Boeing 3.  I have been enamored of Boeing aircraft since I was 6. A proven airframe and a new mission.  Very cool video. They … Continue reading

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Voodoo

One of my earliest memories growing up is that of watching aircraft fly out of Portland International.  In the 60’s we would drive north on 122nd and as you crossed Halsey you would be in just the right spot to … Continue reading

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Cleverness

The cleaverness of the human never ceases to amaze me… Neil Armstrong is being hailed today on the anniversary of the moon landing. He is from Ohio. The first man to orbit, John Glenn, was from Ohio. The first man … Continue reading

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Space

Mercury, Gemini, Apollo. The classical space program. Yet at the same time we have the U2 program being developed and executed. Amazing stuff. more about "Space", posted with vodpod

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Designed in America

This is incredible footage. It condenses the build cycle of an aircraft (Hornet) and gives you an idea of just how complicated the assembly of this fighter is. The next time you jump on a commercial aircraft, think about this … Continue reading

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