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Waiting for the future

I blame Flash Gordon, Dan Dare and Buck Rogers for the rocketplane’s allure. It’s a 1950s promise of the future. We believed we’d be zooming round in jetpacks and flying cars by now, and flying spaceships to planets around the solar system. 893 more words

Aviation

A joint bid for a jet fighter

Despite appearences, France is not necessarily pushing for the Rafale to be sold everywhere as demonstrates the joint bid by Korean Air and Airbus to bid for a jet fighter project. 384 more words

News

CF-101: Aerospace mixed with Creole magic.

There was once a great all-weather interceptor called the Avro Arrow: CF-105.

It was killed.

Some say by Canada’s then Prime Minister, John Diefenbaker. 170 more words

Photography

The unique Fairey Rotodyne

Call me show-off. Now. Hurry up. One more time. Okay, that’s enough. Since you insulted me, I can say it freely: I flew a jet fighter ! 474 more words

Travel