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Comment 6 hours ago

That is completely inaccurate.

Much like the current wave of articles, the highly publicized report regarding the test flights between an F-16 & F-35 were taken completely out of context. At the time the F-35 flight envelope was still limited and there were a series of tests conducted to see if the restrictions could be relaxed and the envelop broadened. The reality is the F-35 is a 9g air frame that turns better than an F/A-18 and points better than an F-16. It does so with the ability to carry weapons internally and far more fuel than either of those aircraft, both of which suffer significance degradation in performance once external stores and fuel tanks are added.

Historically the pilot who sees the enemy first is almost always the victor. The F-35 was designed to maximize the ability to see and target an enemy first. Similarly the greatest threat to aircraft has typically been ground defenses, and the F-35 was designed to maximize survivability against those threats.

Comment 14 Jun 2019

Reading the F-35 fighter story pisses me off. $400B and it’s more of a danger to its pilot than it is to the enemy? It’s like buying a gun that shoots backwards.

It's a hit piece by a hack journalist in a rag that is little better than a tabloid.

For example ...

 In the 2011 tests, at least one F-35B and F-35C both flew at speeds of Mach 1.3 and Mach 1.4. A post-flight inspection in November 2011 revealed the F-35B sustained “bubbling [and] blistering” of its stealth coating.

That defect occurred exactly one time and they have been unable to replicate the issue on another air frame. 

Comment 29 May 2019

Believe it or not the sound fx for the twister scene in Wizard of Oz are pretty damn close. 

You get that howling whipping wind noise, and then just a constant solid roar. 

Comment 28 May 2019

Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service Wilmington OH 1216 AM EDT Tue May 28 2019

OHC023-057-280430- /O.CON.KILN.TO.W.0046.000000T0000Z-190528T0430Z/ Clark OH-Greene OH- 1216 AM EDT Tue May 28 2019


At 1216 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Cedarville, moving southeast at 45 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Weather spotters reported a funnel cloud.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. Locations impacted include... Xenia, Cedarville, Wilberforce, Clifton and John Bryan State Park.