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RFI: Soviet vs. US/Allied air combat... by David
I have seen a listing many years ago of actual air-to-air combat between Soviet pilots and US/Allied pilots. This will need to have historical citations and footnotes, since this is to settle a very serious bet, covering a round of drinks. I am looking for: Place Date Aircraft Outcome BTW, I was...
July 9th 03 01:05 AM
by David Go to last post
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Low Cost Shuttle Competition by robert arndt
http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/01/science/space/01ORBI.html?ex=1057636800&en=e08df88fc4310282&ei=5062&partner=GOOGLE Rob
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July 9th 03 01:08 AM
by Arie Kazachin Go to last post
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USA Defence Budget Realities by Stop SPAM!
To correct some gross misstatements of fact circulating in these newsgroups, some facts: The USA Defence budget for FY2004 is 3.4% of the USA GDP, one of the smallest in recent history. Since the end of WW II the USA Defence budget has averaged about 6% (ignoring the Korean war spikes of 10%-14%)....
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July 9th 03 02:11 AM
by Paul J. Adam Go to last post
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RAF Lyneham expected to close by IanDTurner
\Nah - it's 2012 - not Friday
July 9th 03 04:48 AM
by The Enlightenment Go to last post
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NSA releases EC-121 Liberty tapes: no smoking gun by Mike Weeks
Released material located: http://www.nsa.gov/docs/efoia/released/liberty.html NSA states the only transmissions recorded were from 1429 to 1528. MW ------------------------------------- "As soon as movement begins, so does the fog of war" - Edward N. Luttwak
July 9th 03 05:06 AM
by Mike Weeks Go to last post
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V-1 "aces" by Cub Driver
For all the talk about Meteors shooting down V-1s, I was amused to see that there was no Meteor V-1 "ace". (One pilot did manage to account for four.) Most of the V-1 aces flew Griffon-engined Spitfire XIIs, Spitfire XIVs, and Tempest Vs. The other successful aircraft were Mosquitoes (at night)...
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July 9th 03 06:30 AM
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Eurofighter Costs by John Cook
Hi all I came across a news item on http://www.airpower.at/greymatter/archives/00000049.htm It has a breakdown of the cost to the Austrian government for 18 Eurofighter typhoon, so we can get an accurate price of an export jet. I have translated the main part from German as:- Quote:
July 9th 03 11:58 AM
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Iroquois 73-21763 by Darryl Gibbs
Hi everyone. The Dandenong RSL has acquired an Iroquois from the USA which has now arrived in Australia and which will soon be mounted on a display pole. It is 73-21763, construction number 13451. Can anyone help out with any history of this aircraft or even photographs of it when in service?
July 9th 03 12:28 PM
by VDW Go to last post
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Not everybody wants to fight by Chris Mark
Been exchanging memoirs with some vets and offer this extract, fwiw: "One of the pilots that was with me in cadet and P-40 training was transferred to a non-flying assignment. He had been with the squadron since September 1943 and had not flown one combat mission. He just didn’t want to fly the...
July 9th 03 04:36 PM
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Fly MiG and Sukhoi Jets by Webmaster
We can put you in a cockpit of modern Russian Fighter Jet anytime you want! See for yourself by visiting our packages available: http://www.FlyMiG.Com/packages/ Hope to see you soon!
July 9th 03 06:53 PM
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Atsugi links to host benefits for pilot's kids by Otis Willie
Atsugi links to host benefits for pilot's kids (EXCERPT) , By Jennifer H. Svan, Stars and Stripes Pacific edition, Thursday, July 10, 2003 ATSUGI NAVAL AIR FACILITY, Japan — Strike Fighter Squadron 195 is organizing a golf tournament July 30 to benefit the children of Lt. Nathan White, a VFA-195...
July 10th 03 02:23 AM
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Air Force Academy Review Panel Sets Second Public Meeting by Otis Willie
Air Force Academy Review Panel Sets Second Public Meeting (EXCERPT) PRESS ADVISORY from the United States Department of Defense No. PRESS ADVISORY Jul 08, 2003 Jul 08, 2003 The panel established to review sexual misconduct allegations at the United States Air Force Academy will conduct its...
July 10th 03 02:39 AM
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NavNews for Tuesday, July 08, 2003 by Otis Willie
NavNews for Tuesday, July 08, 2003 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Did you know? You can watch a live Webcast of the commissioning of USS Ronald Reagan July 12 at 11 a.m. EDT. You can find the link to this special feature at www.news.navy.mil/management/videodb/html/live.html. NNS030708-09. USS Florida: An...
July 10th 03 02:39 AM
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Air Force Print News for July 8, 2003 by Otis Willie
Air Force Print News for July 8, 2003 Today's stories include: Falcon feats (Stand-alone photos) http://www.af.mil/stories/story.asp?storyID=123005223 200,000 parents receive pins
July 10th 03 02:39 AM
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Air Force Print News for July 9, 2003 by Otis Willie
Air Force Print News for July 9, 2003 Need a lift? (Stand-alone photo) http://www.af.mil/stories/story.asp?storyID=123005229 News subscription service available http://www.af.mil/stories/story.asp?storyID=123005228
July 10th 03 02:41 AM
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When to start building the B3? by Henry J. Cobb
There will be a B3 manned heavy bomber. The mission is not going away. The big question is will the United States be able to build a bomber that is a big enough improvement on the B2 to justify the development before we run out of heavy bombers? I think the answer is yes.
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July 10th 03 03:52 AM
by The Enlightenment Go to last post
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What was the US Military Response to Wright's Offer to Sell Them a Flyer? by Larry Dighera
Here's a little trivia quiz on this eve of the 100th anniversary of powered flight: 1. What was the military response to the Wright brothers' offer to sell them one of their Flyers? 2. Which military personnel responded to the Wrights' offer? 3. What was the Wright brothers' response to the...
July 10th 03 05:22 AM
by Les Matheson Go to last post
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Aviation/Airshow Pictures by Mike Hawk
Check them out at: http://www.zone-5.com
July 10th 03 07:43 AM
by Mike Hawk Go to last post
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Taliban Song - this was cute by Mighty Mouse
From: Ed.Babinski Date: Wed Oct 3, 2001 12:14 pm Subject: Taliban song Ed Babinski 10/03/2001 12:01 PM Do WE cheer when we kill indescriminately with bombs from above? ANSWER: We're cheering already.
July 10th 03 08:12 AM
by Coridon Henshaw Go to last post
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Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program by Peter Twydell
In article , stopBush writes Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program Tuesday, 8 July 2003, 6:20 pm Article: Bev Harris Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program By Bev Harris* snip
July 10th 03 08:28 AM
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