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A CRASH IN THE MOJAVE

Dust Collectors

Give me a hanger like this, and a few million dollars, and I’d be a happy pilot.

It Would Have Been bloody

Revealed: How the Soviets Planned To Go To War with America’s Navy
I joined the Army in 1979 and back then we were fully expecting to go to war with the Soviet Bear.  We knew that we had better equipment, men, and training but they had more of everything, except aircraft carriers, and as so often […]

Real Pilots

No Automation, One Shot at Landing: It’s Really Hard to Fly SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic’s spaceship, meant to eventually take wealthy passengers on brief rides into space, crashed during a test flight over southern California on Friday morning. One of its two pilots was killed, the other suffered serious injuries and remains hospitalized.
It’s a major setback for […]

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