On Hyberbola, David Todd noted the Space Shuttle atmospheric glide test prototype Enterprise had a prang during the last leg of its journey from the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy site near Dulles Airport in Washington DC to its new home at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City (above). "On its barge trip, Enterprise's wingtip struck the side of a bridge as the barge drifted into it," writes Todd. "Thankfully, the damage is repairable."
On defence blog The DEW Line, Dave Majumdar gave his verdict on the Boeing full-domed F/A-18F Block II simulator he got to fly while in St Louis: "In a word, awesome."
And Ariel View's Arie Egozi analysed efforts to protect helicopters from kinetic threats.