Archive | October, 2012

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PICTURES: Changi finally gets in on the 787 act

Singapore’s Changi Airport is normally on top of the game, but it has endured a frustrating wait for its first Boeing 787 commercial flight. That ended on Sunday when Japan Airlines (JAL) started operating the 787-8 to Singapore on the Tokyo Narita-Singapore route. A loud round of applause broke out when the 787 finally landed around […]

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PICTURES: RAAF ‘Haul-a-herc’ event raises money for Special Olympics

Received a cool email earlier today from the RAAF. They recently held a charity event to raise money for the Special Olympics where 20 teams of 20 people hauled a Lockheed Martin C-130J over 10m. The objective was to pull the 40-tonne aircraft 10m in the fastest time possible. The quickest time of 11.68s was […]

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Must read: Chinese Aerospace Power, Emerging Maritime Roles

For readers with a more than passing interest in Asia Pacific military affairs, Chinese Aerospace Power, Emerging Maritime Roles is the book for you.  Edited by China defence experts Andrew Erickson and Lyle Goldstein, the book is a series of essays and papers about China’s capabilities and possible intentions in regard to the use of […]

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