Lockheed Martin’s PTDS in High Demand in Afghanistan

  One of the Coalition Forces’ most valuable assets in its new age war in Afghanistan has a distinctively old school look about it. Aerostats – similar to blimps and hot air balloons that have been used by militaries for more than 100 years – equipped with high powered video surveillance capability have been quite … More Lockheed Martin’s PTDS in High Demand in Afghanistan

Boeing and State Corporation Rostechnology Finalize Order for Next-Generation 737s

MOSCOW, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the State Corporation Rostechnology today announced the finalization of an order for 50 Next-Generation 737 airplanes. The order includes purchase rights for an additional 35 Next-Generation 737s. The State Corporation’s Supervisory Board approved the definitive agreement that was signed and announced on Sept. 17 during the Sochi Investment … More Boeing and State Corporation Rostechnology Finalize Order for Next-Generation 737s

FAA certifies missionary’s Subaru-powered flying car

Sparks are flying as we walk into the airplane hanger. Steve Saint is sharpening a machete on an electric grinder.  He comes over to introduce himself wielding the knife he extols as both a tool and a weapon. But we’ve come to talk about something else he is working on, a flying car. Saint heads … More FAA certifies missionary’s Subaru-powered flying car

Sharklet A320 Will Be Baseline For NEO Version

  Airbus will use the forthcoming A320 variant equipped with sharklet winglets as the benchmark or baseline airframe for the New Engine Option (NEO) derivative that is expected to be launched by year-end. Airbus’s senior vice president flight and integration test, Fernando Alonso, says that the first production sharklet A320, which is due to fly … More Sharklet A320 Will Be Baseline For NEO Version