The Next Generation

Amazingly, the Friday morning traffic was quiet for once and I arrived at the Heritage Aircraft Trust’s hangar at the historic North Weald aerodrome nearly an hour early. But I was by no means the first to arrive…

The hangar was a flurry of activity as the engineers prepared a pair of Folland Gnats for flight. As I walked through the door a cheery «Morning!» sounded from the back of the packed hangar and a youthful smiling face appeared from behind an aircraft.

As usual the ground crew and engineers were working their magic long before the aircrew got anywhere

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Second Generation Jets — The Need for Speed

In warfare, time is always a paramount consideration. The general rule appears to be if you can operate at tempos above that of your enemy, you gain and hold the initiative.

In the Second World War time was critical as it gave the defenders the opportunity to climb to a suitable altitude from which to gain speed and engage the enemy. However; as jet fighters started to evolve, tactics became driven more by the closing speeds between an air defender and an incoming threat.

If the enemy aircraft was thought to be carrying a nuclear warhead, it became even more

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Illuminating in Style

The iF Design Award winning Philips Ledino Generation III is an inspiring range of architectural luminaries designed to suit any progressive disposition

The Ledino Generation III is ideal for the modern home. It is crafted from premium materials: brushed or die case aluminium and feature flat, surface mounted cardanic spot heads that can be positioned in any direction. Offered in high contrast colours and finishes, this new Generation differentiates via bold design statements, carefully detailed minimal style, and new ultra-slim, anti-glare LED discs.

An icon of modernity, the Ledino Generation III boasts one wafer thin disc with six LEDs that

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Flights Su-35s at the air show in Le Bourget, inspired the famous Italian restaurateur to create a new dessert

Demo flight of Su-35s to International Airshow «Le Bourget 2013» produced by the famous Italian restaurateur Federico Ceretto such a strong impression that he made a new dessert. This is — a light airy ice cream, in which Russian vodka fortress shaded colorful notes of raspberries and blackberries. «Classroom Connect power machines and extraordinary lightness of flight prompted me to create new dishes with the same combination,» he said in the capital held in the restaurant «Ceretto» press conference. Was held here and tasting culinary trends that Mr. Ceretto ordained opens in late August in Zhukovsky air show «MAKS-2013», where

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Adoption of the T-50 into service again postponed for a year

The program flight tests promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA) T-50 moves completely successful, but our plane before adopting more far. With all of this final technical kind of fighter to be formed in a couple of years after entry into service. The reason for this can be partly considered destructive 90s, garbage DIC 10 matches years ago, the lack of reliable production facilities. But all difficulties can be overcome. Now in the program of flight tests of T-50 flight uchavstvujut four layout, and before the end of 2013 it should join the next plane. All tests are conducted

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Another T-50 took to the air

5th experienced standard fighter of the 5th generation T-50 made the first flight «This morning a runway airfield in industrial air raised fifth of the account experienced benchmark promising fighter» — quoted by «Interfax» representative «dry.» According to him, during his working trip to nedavneshney Komsomolsk-on-Amur this machine specifically looked at the enterprise, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. At MAKS-2013 in Zhukovsky, where the audience can follow the execution of complex maneuvers on the new fighter, the Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said that the PAK FA will be delivered to the Air Force since 2017. Bondarev

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Adoption of the T-50 into service again postponed for a year

The program flight tests promising aviation complex tactical aircraft (PAK FA) T-50 moves completely successful, but our plane before adopting more far. With all of this final technical kind of fighter to be formed in a couple of years after entry into service. The reason for this can be partly considered destructive 90s, garbage DIC 10 matches years ago, the lack of reliable production facilities. But all difficulties can be overcome. Now in the program of flight tests of T-50 flight uchavstvujut four layout, and before the end of 2013 it should join the next plane. All tests are conducted

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Another T-50 took to the air

5th experienced standard fighter of the 5th generation T-50 made the first flight «This morning a runway airfield in industrial air raised fifth of the account experienced benchmark promising fighter» — quoted by «Interfax» representative «dry.» According to him, during his working trip to nedavneshney Komsomolsk-on-Amur this machine specifically looked at the enterprise, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. At MAKS-2013 in Zhukovsky, where the audience can follow the execution of complex maneuvers on the new fighter, the Russian Air Force Commander Lt. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said that the PAK FA will be delivered to the Air Force since 2017. Bondarev

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Russian Air Force began to explore the newest fighter Su-35S

The first group of pilots of the Russian Air Force began to develop a new multi-purpose fighter Su-35S. It is reported ARMS-TASS reported with reference to the representative of the Russian Defense Ministry on the Air Force Colonel Igor Klimov «The first group of Russian Air Force pilots started development of the new Su-35s in the central officers’ course Municipal Center aviation personnel training and military trials Defense Ministry. It is more prepared pilots previously mastered several types of fighters, each of them has logged more than a thousand hours «, — told Klimov. According to him, in the process

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Russian Air Force began to explore the newest fighter Su-35S

The first group of pilots of the Russian Air Force began to develop a new multi-purpose fighter Su-35S. It is reported ARMS-TASS reported with reference to the representative of the Russian Defense Ministry on the Air Force Colonel Igor Klimov «The first group of Russian Air Force pilots started development of the new Su-35s in the central officers’ course Municipal Center aviation personnel training and military trials Defense Ministry. It is more prepared pilots previously mastered several types of fighters, each of them has logged more than a thousand hours «- said Klimov. According to him, in the process of

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