Category: From N. America

U.S. Air Force  F-35A with F-15 0

U.S. Air Force Plans to Arm Stealth F-35s, F-15s and F-16s with the Ultimate Weapon

Advances in computer power, processing speed and AI are rapidly changing the scope of what platforms are able to perform without needing human intervention. The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware...

Boeing, Safran APU joint venture to start operations 0

Boeing, Safran Joint Venture to Start Operations

Boeing and Safran secure regulatory approvals to begin their joint venture for designing, building and servicing Auxiliary Power Units. Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Safran [EPA: SAF] have received regulatory approvals for a joint venture...

Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-412F accident at Halifax. 7 Nov 2018 0

Sky Lease Cargo Boeing 747-412F runway excursion accident at Halifax /Canada

Sky Lease flight GG4854, a Boeing 747-400F, suffered a runway excursion after landing at Halifax International Airport, Canada. The aircraft departed Chicago-O’Hare International Airport, USA at 07:02 UTC (01:02 local time) and arrived near...

USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon during Exercise MaxThunder 2014 0

America’s Air Force is too small

The Air Force goes to war with squadrons. Operational squadrons represent the core fighting unit while service support, sustainment and agile combat support squadrons provide support. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson described...

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NASA’s InSight Lander Starts an Unprecedented Mars Mission on Cyber Monday

While tech geeks go nuts on Cyber Monday this year, NASA’s InSight Landerwill be making its historic touchdown on Mars. It’s expected to land at Elysium Planitia, an equatorial plane, on November 26, marking the first day...

NASA Atlas V rockets 0

America’s TOP space rocket will fly using Russian engines

Tensions between Moscow and the West may be high – but that hasn’t stopped the US placing an order for four Russian-built engines which it will use to launch its massive Atlas V rockets....