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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fulcrum Daily Trivia

The Микоян МиГ-29 has always been our favorite enemy interceptor from the Golden Age of the Cold War.

The Russians don't name their planes. But they thought the NATO name "Fulcrum" was cool, so that's what they started calling it too.

The wide spacing between the Klimov RD-33 turbofans allows the body to generate lift and reduce wing loading; improving maneuverability.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Atlantic Aviation Executive Terminal PDX

The redesigned facade evokes a sense of wealth and prosperity because any passenger arriving on a Global Express insists upon seamless reassurance.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Remove Before Flight

We wish to express our sincere thanks to all of the idiots out there without whom this blog might not be possible.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Tomcat Daily Trivia

It's radar system could simultaneously track 24 targets and the AIM-54 Phoenix missile system had a lethal range of 115 miles. It had a chin mounted TV camera so a bogey could be identified from a distance.

The F-14 didn't have ailerons. Instead, it used wing spoilers at low speeds, and differential 'tailerons' at high speed.

Tasmanian Devil Growls