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A Look Inside Britain's Plucky (and Criminally Overlooked) Space Program

James Ball's love of space is matched only by his love of the UK, so you can imagine his joy at combining the two. Now, if you find yourself thinking …

Trump touts $600 million in F-35 savings, an amount similar to a cut that was already planned

President Donald Trump touted a $600-million cost reduction for the F-35 fighter jet program in remarks Monday. But that amount appears to be similar to a previously planned price slash by the Department of Defense.<p>Trump took credit for the reduction, telling reporters that the cut applies to 90 …

Aviation

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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Britain, Turkey sign defence deal to develop Turkish fighter jet | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Britain and Turkey signed a defence deal worth more than 100 million pounds on Saturday to develop Turkish fighter jets, opening the way to deeper cooperation over the lifetime of the project.<p>Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan …

North Africa

This Is The Safest Place To Sit On A Plane

At any given moment, there are thousands of people on airplanes, taking trips for business or pleasure.While air travel is considered the safest mode …

Flying

Ask the Captain: What will air travel look like in 20 years?

<b>Question: In your opinion, what will air travel look like 20 years from now? Will the FAA allow jets to cruise faster with shorter travel times? Regional jets dominating jumbo jets? Jets capable of vertical takeoffs and landings?</b><p><b>— racman302</b><p><b>Answer:</b> In 20 years I expect more fuel-efficient jets …

Aviation

It’s Time to Turn the Page on the F-35: Here’s How

Yes, there is life after the F-35!<p>Much of the support for the F-35 fighter program comes from well-intentioned folks who, while acknowledging that …

Military

Qantas unveils A380-sized hangar at LAX

Where would you hide an A380?<p>If you needed to, you could fit it completely inside (either nose-in or tail-in, your choice) the $30 million hangar Qantas Airways, Australia’s largest airline, officially unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport.<p>The hangar, …

Aviation