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Tried and True

Many of today’s woodworkers, if faced with the job of cutting a miter without the aid of the trusty table saw could, no doubt, do the job by hand. After all. much of the preparatory work for any project still has to be done by hand. We have to measure with a tape or a rule, and we have to use try-squares and bevels to mark where the cuts must be made. Making the cut by hand is just a short step from bringing the work to the machine.

What happens after the cut has been made is another story.

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Approximation to the truth

In the film «Poem of Wings» retained the name of the hero, Andrei Tupolev, and the portrait likeness with him. It is safe! I cited to meet with Tupolev, unfortunately, rarely, but enough to argue that the way to get close. Sociability, ease of use, deliberate coarseness, some forgetfulness and at the same time focus. It — Tupolev!

But to show the creative process (what, apparently, the authors sought in part) and ten series is hardly possible. I remember, as a group of researchers working on a collection of articles about Sergey Ilyushin. It was possible, apparently, to show

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Bedding down

As woodworkers, we are all pretty familiar with the standard metal-body plane, often referred to as a Bailey style after the inventor Leonard Bailey and, once the patent expired, copied by every man and his dog who wanted to sell a plane that was capable of the majority of tasks a plane should do.

It’s proven its worth for well over a century now, and while a tweak or two here or there has been made, some for the user’s benefit and others for cost saving, it remains essentially the same plane.

However, it does have the odd shortcoming. While

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Why does the U.S. continue to design the F-35?

On the last day of spring the South American Defense Ministry published the latest information about the project Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II. Plans to implement this programmki recently been revised and some time moved to the left. So, in December 2015 will be formed the first squadron of 12-24 aircraft F-35A. With this programm reaches the stage of IOC (Initial operational capability — «Initial operational readiness») and the U.S. Air Force to eventually appear first efficient division, armed with new fighters. This news can be interpreted in different ways, but the main conclusion imposes itself. After many years of

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AMCA ALTERNATIVE FGFA? INDIA DISSATISFIED «LARGE SHARE OF METALS» airframe PAKFA

Notwithstanding the role, together with Russia in the program creation fighter fifth generation FGFA India continues to develop its own combat aircraft promising AMCA ainonline.com reported June 13.   Indian defense research organization and development DRDO showed layout AMCA (pictured) in Bangalore for Aero India 2013 exhibition in February this year. The aerodynamic shape of the aircraft configuration endured compared with the model demonstrated at Aero India 2011. Development along with AMCA FGFA may indicate that India may consider this project as a nominee FGFA.   Asked about the fate of the AMCA Air Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne (Norman

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ENZO KAZOLINI present and future FIGHTER «TYPHOON»

The outgoing executive director of the consortium Eurofughter Kazolini Enzo (Enzo Casolini), who worked in that capacity for four years, in an interview with Flight Daily News spoke about the present and future programs from Typhoon, reported June 15 flightglobal.com. June 19 in this post it will change Alberto Gutierrez (Alberto Gutierrez).   Kazolini said Eurofughter is naikrupneyshim European defense project for the production of fighter Typhoon, in which 4 participating countries (Germany, Italy, Spain and England) employs more than 100 thousand people. If you will be ordered fighters Tranche 3B, this decision will allow fighters to produce this

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Do you have an alternative to India FGFA?

Notwithstanding the role, together with Russia in the program creation fighter fifth generation FGFA India continues to develop its own combat aircraft promising AMCA ainonline.com report June 13, 2013.   Indian defense research organization and development DRDO showed AMCA layout in Bangalore at Aero India 2013 exhibition in February this year.   The aerodynamic shape of the aircraft configuration endured compared with the model demonstrated at Aero India 2011.   Development along with AMCA FGFA may indicate that India may consider this project as a nominee FGFA. Asked about the fate of the AMCA Air Marshal Norman Anil Kumar

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U.S. Navy tested upgraded fighter SUPER HORNET

U.S. Navy conducted tests upgraded version of the fighter F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, reports Flightglobal. Aircraft developed by South American aircraft manufacturing concern Boeing, received the title of Advanced Super Hornet. Military acknowledged tests held successful fighter. According to the manager of the project in the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Captain Frank Morley, acquired data will allow senators to determine with increasing orders for aircraft of the F/A-18E/F.

Currently, the U.S. Congress and the Senate are considering growing demands for Super Hornet fighter aircraft and electronic warfare E/A-18G Growler within the defense budget for 2015 money year (starts October 1, 2014).

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«It’s not a plane, it’s just a UFO»: Russian Su-35 fighter shook Le Bourget

At Le Bourget disclosed anniversary, fiftieth of the account international aerospace show. The exhibition will run all week. Will present their latest developments more than a thousand companies, including — 46 Russian. Most sonorous Russian premiers — Su-35-C, the Yak-130 combat helicopter Ka-52. Jubilee’s largest international air show in Le Bourget represented more 2-thousand companies. 44 countries demonstrate standards civilian and military equipment. But the center of attention for the new Russian fighter Su-35. French put it in the center of the main alley. 30-mm gun, 12 suspension points for missiles and bombs, target detection range exceeds 400 km,

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China has shown a model of a new bomber

In recent years, China is constantly publish information on their new developments in fighter planes, bombers but far not honored the same attention. Only a few days back the Chinese military said the ongoing modernization of bombers Xian H-6 (copy of Russian Tu-16). A certain number of these aircraft received the latest equipment, refreshed propulsion, etc. The available information does not allow accurate assessment of the potential bombers refreshed H-6K, but throws in the eye age of the aircraft. Basic Tu-16 was created back in the fifties of the last century that the best way affects the ability of

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