Archiv der Kategorie: Aviation

Friday Techday: a Game of Clouds

Most of you have heard about the latest outrageous computer hack – this time of Equifax. There is no database system that can’t be hacked, either from the inside or the outside. Information Security is a misnomer since no data … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Aviation, Cyberwar, Marine Corps, Navy | 2 Kommentare

Diplomacy Round Up

Around the world of diplomacy, some good news! From America’s most effective diplomats, after Redlegs, a dash of awesome: “‘No Second Guesses:’ Selfridge Pilots Share Story of Emergency Landing” There’s an old saying in the Air Force: Any landing you … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Aviation, China, Diplomacy, Korea | Verschlagwortet mit | 1 Kommentar

Weekend Reading: Services‘ Procurement Problems

The F-35 is Grounded again for the same Oxygen issues The Navy’s procurement problems. Army Aviation scrambling to find a Kiowa Replacement after it said UAS and the Apache could cover down.  

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Aviation, Marine Corps, Navy, Uncategorized | Kommentar hinterlassen

Marine Corps is Dragging Old F/A-18s Out of the Boneyard to Fill Squadrons

Yep. Never should have bought wholesale into the F-35/JSF. Does this sound the first notes of the death knell for the JSF? Economics, by the way, always wins. Always.

Veröffentlicht unter Aviation, Marine Corps | 5 Kommentare

The Terrible State of Marine Corps Aviation

A damning report on the very low readiness rate in the air wings: 30% of F/A-18 Hornets flyable 29% of CH-53Es The ominous re-emergence of cannibalization as a regular, long-term solution Flight hours far below the minimum needed to maintain … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Aviation, Marine Corps, Readiness | 1 Kommentar

Overdue Justice for Pilots in 2000 Osprey Crash

LONG overdue: WASHINGTON — U.S. Marine Corps pilots Maj. Brooks Gruber and Lt. Col. John Brow were incorrectly blamed as the primary cause of a V-22 Osprey crash that took their lives and killed 17 other Marines in April 2000, … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Aviation, Marine Corps, VMI | Kommentar hinterlassen

Last Flight of the IAF Skyhawk

From our good friends and allies at XBradTC, news that the Israelis have retired the venerable but highly effective Skyhawk. That plane had a glorious career in the Marine Corps, too. Long shall it be remembered.

Veröffentlicht unter Aviation, Israel, Marine Corps | Kommentar hinterlassen