Larkins Dsouza here, I am the founder of Defence Aviation website and I interview analysts, journalists, pilots, researchers, military and business personnel in the aerospace and defence industry for the Defence Aviation Podcast. Defence Aviation is a military aviation news and information website.

Latest Podcast Episodes

Specifications

Airframe Structures, Forces Applied And Design Constraints

Airframe Structures, Forces Applied And Design Constraints

Defining the various loads applied to aircraft structures, in regards to the design and construction ...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Second Stage Merlin Vacuum Engine & Dragon Spaceship Specifications

SpaceX Falcon 9 Second Stage Merlin Vacuum Engine & Dragon Spaceship Specifications

Falcon 9 rocket has completed a total of 83 launches, 44 landings, and 31 re-flow ...

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SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Merlin Engine Specifications

SpaceX Falcon 9 First Stage Merlin Engine Specifications

SpaceX’s Falcon 9, the world’s first orbital class reusable two-stage rocket for transport of humans ...

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Xian Y-20 Specification & Technical Data

Xian Y-20 Specification & Technical Data

Officially unveiled in 2006, the Xian Y-20 code-named “Kunpeng” is a large military transport aircraft ...

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News

SpaceX Über-esque Ride Sharing Platform

SpaceX Über-esque Ride Sharing Platform

SpaceX announced a ride-share initiative for launching satellites in August 2019. The program is designed ...

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SpaceX Seeks Engineers For Super-Heavy Starship Offshore Launch Facility

SpaceX Seeks Engineers For Super-Heavy Starship Offshore Launch Facility

SpaceX plans to launch rockets from a launch facility several miles offshore. SpaceX is hiring ...

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SpaceX Starlink, Lightning Speed Internet Across The Planet

SpaceX Starlink, Lightning Speed Internet Across The Planet

SpaceX is looking for beta testers for its Starlink internet service. The first batch of ...

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“Don’t Stop Me Now” Rocket Lab Launches 5 Satellites Into Orbit

“Don’t Stop Me Now” Rocket Lab Launches 5 Satellites Into Orbit

Rocket Lab’s 12th mission named “Don’t Stop Me Now” launched off on June 13th, from ...

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Analysis

Boeing vs Airbus: How To Tell the Difference Between their Aircraft

Boeing vs Airbus: How To Tell the Difference Between their Aircraft

For aircraft aficionados, the differences between Airbus and Boeing might seem obvious. For the rest, ...

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What is the fundamental difference between American and Russian military aviation technology?

What is the fundamental difference between American and Russian military aviation technology?

The main difference of Military aviation technology is in the philosophy of these two countries: ...

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Why has New Zealand scrapped all its combat aircraft?

Why has New Zealand scrapped all its combat aircraft?

A unique area is one thing, amazing geographic isolation enables with putting off threats. They ...

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Why do all Russian 4th Generation Fighter Jets look similar?

Su-27 Family: Why do all Russian 4th Generation Fighter Jets look similar?

The Sukhoi Su-30, Su-33, Su-34 and Su-35 look similar because they are all based on ...

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Hypothesis

Chaoxun-1 vs BrahMos: An Arms Race or War of Words Over RAMJET Supersonic Cruise Missile Technology?

Chaoxun-1 vs BrahMos: An Arms Race or War of Words Over RAMJET Supersonic Cruise Missile Technology?

Despite media frenzy in defence circles, it has been stated that the Chaoxun-1 (CX-1) supersonic ...

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Will Chinese BDS be better than American GPS and Russian GLONASS?

Will Chinese BDS be better than American GPS and Russian GLONASS?

The Chinese Satellite Navigation System, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, simplified to BDS, uses two ...

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Top 5 things to know about B-21, Long Range Strike Bomber program

Top 5 things to know about B-21, Long Range Strike Bomber program

Being able to penetrate an enemy air defense after traveling thousands of miles from the ...

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Future deployment plan of Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) aircraft

Future deployment plan of Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) aircraft

Since the official unveiling of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) ...

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