The Air Force would be complete idiots to get rid of the A-10. Its triple redundancy flight control system has allowed many pilots to return to base, that would have otherwise ejected. This airframe s...
One of the best places to purchase a nearly new, quality aircraft at a price far below retail value is an auction. Often, brand-name and top-quality aircraft (Cessna, Beechcraft, Piper etc) become sta...
One day in 1968 our shift was into its fourth night of night flying, the three previous nights having went well. We provide the aircraft to cover the night flying exercises and had spare serviceable a...
From an expert opinion of flying the 'CH46 Knight': "I recently read an article about replacing the CH46s. And they are in the middle of testing an alternative aircraft. The Osprey - if it ever goes i...
So the American government and other American military officials have admitted that they have a video of the death of a British soldier in Iraq due to friendly fire. This so called "blue on blue" att...
These days many beginners enter the hobby with a ARTF(almost ready to fly) model, they are often reluctant to build there first model airplane, thinking the building will be difficult, the tools compl...
When I first started power model aircraft flying back in the1950s we only had the ic engine generally available,items did appear in the model press from time to time in the 1960s about the use of CO2 ...
Perhaps jet lag is the culprit. Crossing time zones while you travel is just one of the causes. Some advance knowledge and preparation can result in a more enjoyable trip.Primary Causes of Jet LagCros...
Did you know that more than three million people around the world fly on commercial aircraft every day? Did you know that Boeing aircraft state that, "In the United States, it's 22 times safer flying ...
When we think of the first aircraft, many of us think of the hot air balloon. But the helicopter actually predated it by thousands of years. As early as 400 BC, people knew that rotary devices could f...