The 1950’s—A Golden Age for Military Aviation

Sections: Introduction, The Classic Match-up, The Century Series (USA), The Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau (Soviet Union), Helicopters, A Would-be Heyday for Bombers, Advances in Missilery, In-Flight Refueling, Lovable Losers, Conclusion Introduction Recently I read an article where they analyzed the design of the SR-71 Blackbird with a computer based design program in which would not make any … Continue reading The 1950’s—A Golden Age for Military Aviation

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Screen Captures from a Korean War game Flight Simulation

  A series of images from a short training mission: Base Scramble Single incoming aircraft Pilot has to start engine, take off, and engage the incoming aircraft Click images to enlarge   While jets are fast, and a MiG-15 can climb like a home-sick Angel, it can't quite outrun a missile. Images from IL-2:1946 a … Continue reading Screen Captures from a Korean War game Flight Simulation

Getting rid of your cable TV service

INTRODUCTION 'Cutting the cord' has become more popular in recent years. Being subjected to rate increases from cable service providers with no end in sight can make the consumer feel rather powerless as to his or her options. More and more, people have taken the step to gain more control over their financial outlay when … Continue reading Getting rid of your cable TV service