Analysis

Boeing 777-300ER: The next Air India One aircraft

Prime Minister of India, a jet setter Narendra Modi will soon get his very own, state-of-the-art Air Force One aircraft, the Air India One. The advanced Boeing 777-300 ER flying fortress aircraft, made of special radar absorbing metal alloys and fitted with the latest in technology  is akin to US President Barack Obama’s Boeing 747-200 Air Force one, and is ...

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5 Insane weapons of The United States Air Force Currently Under Development

The United States has maintained its air superiority for far too long and they are now developing the weapons that will take them years ahead of others. With the ongoing development of sixth generation jet fighters, United State Air Force has started to facilitate their Next Generation Air Dominance program. The USAF provides aerial support to the ground forces and ...

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Is China afraid of BrahMos? A case of India flexing its military muscle or is it a defensive strategy?

Amid rising tensions in North East India, in the disputed area between China and India, New Delhi has taken a bold step of deploying its most advanced supersonic cruise missile, the “BrahMos” along the border in Arunachal Pradesh. This is part of efforts by the Indian Government to beef up self-defence capabilities and increase military infrastructure in the region, but ...

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List of Global Navigation Satellite Systems currently operational and in development

Global Navigation systems are important for everything in our lives, from cell phones, to farm equipment, to dog collars. Looking for an obscure location in the middle of nowhere is no longer a task for a techie with ultra modern gizmos. With the advent of Satellite Navigation, one can find locations with pinpoint accuracy in the blink of an eye, ...

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How do Low-Cost or Budget Airlines Provide Cheap Fares and Yet make Large profits?

While there are low cost, budget airlines all across the world, this model has seen huge success in Asia and Europe. The magnitude of cost cutting is very significant to the customer because often the cost of a flight on a budget airline will be half or even a third of what you would pay on a regular major airline ...

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Fighter Pilot Experience: Blackout vs Whiteout

In terms of the aircraft, most fighter planes are designed to deal with the effects of positive G and negative G. The F-16 has a positive G limit of 9 and a negative G limit of -3.5. Other aircraft have limits up to 10 G’s and can change direction quite fast while pulling positive G in order to outrun opponents. ...

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5 Insane weapons of Chinese Air Force (People’s Liberation Army Air Force) That Will Give You The Shivers

China’s air superiority is rapidly mobilizing in the light of modernization of Chinese fighter jets, cargo planes, stealth aircraft, missiles and launch vehicles. Reports suggest that the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) currently has approximately 3,000 operational aircraft, nearly 600 of which are considered modern. Recent flights of prototypes of the Chinese J-20 stealth fighter, an aircraft more advanced ...

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Why did the United States stop F-22 production? Could Lockheed Martin Restart the production line?

Lockheed Martin’s F-22 raptor has proven to be a formidable warplane with its unique combination of stealth, speed, maneuverability, altitude and sensors. It’s simply the best air superiority fighter the United States has ever produced. But the U.S. Air Force is facing a real dilemma : not having enough dedicated air superiority fighters while Russia and China beef up their ...

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