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China to show off its new electronic-attack jet

China is set to debut its dedicated electronic-attack aircraft, dubbed the Shenyang J-16D, on public display at the upcoming Zhuhai airshow. (Screen grab from Chinese state CCTV footage) China is set to debut its dedicated [...]

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  • Space Adventures no Longer Planning Crew Dragon Flight October 23, 2021
    Space Adventures no Longer Planning Crew Dragon Flight The Florida Pilot Aggregate SourceSpace Adventures had planned a Crew Dragon mission that would fly higher than the ISS and without professional astronauts on board, a concept similar to the Inspiration4 mission in September. Space Adventures: No SpaceX Mission: [...] The post Space Adventures no Longer Planning […]
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  • Lunar Lander Update: Senate Directs NASA to Choose Another Company to Build a Lunar Lander October 22, 2021
    Lunar Lander Update: Senate Directs NASA to Choose Another Company to Build a Lunar Lander The Florida Pilot Aggregate SourceIt comes as no surprise to this writer that the squeaking wheel got the grease, yet again, from a special interest-riddled government whose promise is only as good as the dollars that are thrown at [...] […]
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  • US Air Force evaluates possible purchase of Boeing E-7A Wedgetails to Replace E-3B Sentry October 20, 2021
    US Air Force evaluates possible purchase of Boeing E-7A Wedgetails to Replace E-3B Sentry The Florida Pilot Al ClarkBoeing E-7A Wedgetail: The Boeing 737 AEW&C is a twin-engine airborne early warning and control aircraft based on the Boeing 737 Next Generation design. It is lighter than the 707-based Boeing E-3 Sentry and has [...] The […]
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