The new Textron Nightwarden Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (TUAS) was unveiled at the Air Show. It is the latest variation on the AAI RQ-7 UAV and is production ready. The Nightwarden has multi mission capability and so Textron claims that this makes it comparable to much larger strategic UAVs. In terms of improvements, the Nightwarden […]Read more "Textron Nightwarden"
You may have noticed an absence of aerospace posts on this blog for some time. This was due to the exam season approaching and me wanting to focus on my studies, however after exams had finished I was lucky enough to go on a day trip to Paris to visit the Paris Air Show, a […]Read more "Paris Air Show review"
Back in 1982, the Soviet Union introduced the Su-27 Flanker, which matched the US F-15’s performance. America, as per, doesn’t want a equal fight, the Air force wanted a successor for the F-15. The Advanced Tactical Fighter project commenced in 1984, aimed to produce a fighter to incorporate fresh technologies, such as stealth, composite materials […]Read more "F-22 History and Service"
Future Aircraft – NASA Documentary This is a video that details advances in the technology that aerospace companies are using and goes into detail about how these advances have impacted both the industry and the wider world. Complicated Military Aircraft This documentary goes into all the various military aircraft that have been used, are […]Read more "Aerospace Videos No. 3"
The F-15’s birth can ultimately be traced back to the Vietnam War. During the War, U.S Navy and Air Force used dozens of types of aircraft, engendering a logistical and maintenance disaster. The U.S Secretary of Defence at the time was McNamara, who was a sizeable fan of standardising armaments, asked the Air Force to consider […]Read more "F-15 Eagle"