Research news

Bill Honeypot: "And this is our very latest synthetic vision doobrie, which allows us to land in total darkness, virtually anywhere in the world…fantastic isn't it?"

Budgie News: "That's all very well, but can you see something like a moose on the runway?"

Honeypot: "No, not unless its in the database…so that's when we have to do a moosed approach."

Gulfjet: "And this is our extendable 24ft-long extendable supersonic nose spike on the F-15...fantastic isn't it?"

Budgie News: "Are you worried it might break off?"

Gulfjet: "Actually, it's so big we're more worried about the plane breaking off the nose cone!"

straight & level: 1 August 2006 

Yuck speak (series of 1,000,000)

Complete traceability solution for the development of safety critical applications = check list

(from Aerospace & Defence News distribution news wire headline)

Stealth memories

Skunkman: "I was there when we briefed the USAF on the F-117 and at the end Ben Rich said 'if we make it invisible and we make it for a cost of $25 million do you want to make history?' The USAF general replied 'that's the only thing you've said so far that makes sense!'"


50 years ago inverse colors TN


Read Flight from 1956 or read Uncle Roger's web log.




Source: Flight International