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‘Kerosene Cowboys’: Flanker movie mystery solved

(h/t Guillame — thanks!)This explains the blog I posted on Friday. While the in-flight ejection and the canopy-less, Mach 2 flight remain controversial, we now know there is a movie.The movie’s web site even thanks the Russian Knight acrobatic team for their support.  It’s called Kerosene Cowboys, a Mario Van Peebles flick, and it’s scheduled […]

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Brazil solicits Tom Cruise as turboprop fighter pitch-man?

Fictional Top Gun graduate Tom Cruise is being recruited by Brazil’s Ministry of Defense to hock Embraer Super Tucanos on the international market, according to Brazilian media today. Really:  According to thenewspaper “The Day”, Nelson Jobim, Minister of Defense, called the starto fly a Tucano on a possible return to Brazil. IfCruise agrees, it will […]

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