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The Pentagon’s Million-Dollar Aviation Plan

The Pentagon’s new, high-flying 30-year aircraft-buying blueprint – the Annual Aviation Inventory and Funding Plan Fiscal Years (FY) 2013-2042 – makes for...

Get Women in the Picture!

I received an email from a doctoral student at the University of West Florida who is writing her dissertation on women military careerists born between 1940 and...

“Steady As She Goes”

That’s a nautical term, but it can apply to the skies as well. The Pentagon’s new aviation-spending plan shows that the number of warplanes in its inventory will...

Whoosh! “What Was That?” Chinese, To Go

Military aviation guru Bill Sweetman has the latest on China’s stealthy J-20 fighter – you know, the one that kicked up a stink a year ago when it flew while...

Great Moments in Aviation: Death of a Blimp

How can the Air Force lose a blimp two-thirds the size of a football field? When the winds are wrong, alas, anything can happen. Battleland readers of a certain...

The Death of Tradition?

Navy aviation is celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year, and there have been many celebrations throughout the aviation community. Women have been part of...

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