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Ready for RIAT?

It’s Royal International Air Tattoo time, folks, and for once the weather forecast is showing that we’re in for a scorcher for the duration of the show. That’s good news for those of us who got a soaking at RAF Fairford in 2012, and probably every year before it in living memory.   The effects […]

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New G-suit gives PAK-FA higher operational ceiling than the Raptor?

Russian Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA pilots will be equipped with a new g-suit that will allow them to eject from the aircraft at altitudes of 75,000ft (23,000m). If the PAK-FA is able to fly at those altitudes operationally, that would mean that it has a significantly higher operational ceiling than the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor.  The […]

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