The Avro Lancaster as A-Bomb Carrier

Friday, January 21, 2011 at 10:54 pm

For a brief time, paper studies were done concerning the use of reverse-lend-leased Avro Lancasters to carry the Atomic Bomb. On paper it was theoretically possible from what I understand, due to the huge size of the Lancaster’s bomb bay. But when it was looked into in detail, it was not to be for several […]

Categories: Aircraft, Nuclear Weapons

The Truth about the WS-10

Friday, January 7, 2011 at 5:22 pm

I’ve been reading up on the WS-10 lately with all the news in the media about the new Chinese J-14/J-20 Stealth fighter prototype. One of the most common refrains by the ‘learned’ who say that we don’t need to worry about the J-20 is that “China cannot make engines”. To support this, they usually trot […]

Categories: Aircraft