Pilots

      This one really shocked me. Less than 100 German aviators shot down 13,000 Allied aircraft. In fact, just 94 Luftwaffe pilots counted for 13,997 enemy aircraft.  And 34 of these pilots shot down over 150 planes a piece. 60 German pilots had between 100 and 150 aircraft.   German pilots had so […]

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  The University of Pennsylvania engineer Daniel Mellinger at GRASP laboratories created a series of nano-drones, each featured four rotors and all linked by carrier wave. Recently, engineers Professor Vijay Kumar and Alex Kushleyev pushed the invention into a swarm of 20 nano-quadrotors and demonstrated their ability to fly not just in formation, but in […]

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Amazing Story. Absolutely Amazing.

October 15, 2011

“….The man who had shot down her father’s civilian plane at the height of the 1965 India-Pakistan war was writing to her, almost half a century later, to set the record straight. And to apologize.   The subject line said: “Condolence.”   In his August 5 e-mail, Qais Hussain expressed regret that he had been […]

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The First African American Combat Pilot Was Not A Tuskegee Airman.

May 30, 2009

His SPAD had an image of a dagger through a heart and the saying: “Taut Song Qui Est Rouge…”

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