Only Half of F-35s Available for Flight, Program Head Says An F-35A Lightning II taxis before takeoff to participate in simulated defensive counter air operations Dec. 8, 2016, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. (U.S. Air Force / Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson) Military.com2 Mar 2018By Hope Hodge Seck News that two-thirds of the Navy‘s aging […]Read more "LMC like Microsoft Lets the Customer work out the Bugs!"
A PERSONAL NOTE ABOUT “ATOMIC AGE PHYSICS”: Being fortunate to have all liberal arts courses behind while starting at ENMU the study of Physics and Math, time was spent on outside class readings for info and inspiration. Semat’s book above provided fun. perspective and help to catch up on Modern Physics. For example textbooks will […]Read more "Some Inspiring Examples from Matlab, Simulink, and Free Open Software: Supplement for Chapter 2"
CHAPTER 1 Data Analysis and System Integration 11 CHAPTER 2 The Digital Atomic Age 15 2-1: Math led the technical world into the Digital with Linear Algebra. 17 2-2: The Place of Equations in the Digital Revolution. 17 2-3: Most Physical Phenomenon is Analog, Requiring Conversion to Digital. 18 2-4: The Math of Motion is a Good […]Read more "Complete TAC Table of Contents"
How do you describe the revolution in digital electronics, in the digital life of America, without comparing it to an explosion like the Atomic Bomb? Even as the inspiring and informative little book ATOMIC AGE PHYSICS describes all the changes in the world and in classical physics as the first man the globe even […]Read more "CHAPTER 2 The Digital Atomic Age"
What all technical systems or applications have in common is data, and for data to serve some purpose there must be analysis of that data to achieve a goal; that goal most generally being System Integration. While you will encounter many systems in this book–another way to say many “Technical Applications”, the focus of […]Read more "CHAPTER 1 Data Analysis and System Integration"
Photo Above: Early research and development, data analysis and report writing on Athena Reentry Program, missiles fired at Green River Utah and on better day impacted on White Sands Missile Range. Yes, it was early in missile payload, structure, and guidance development. Data was processed and analyzed at Radiation Incorporated, Holloman AFB, New Mexico on […]Read more "TAC: Technical Applications of Computers."
It may not be clear that after 2 retirements, GD on the F-16 and Raytheon Missile Systems, there were 3 contract short term and very adventurous technical challenges: flight test on the C-130J, flight test on the Navy Viking, and flight test on Bell Helicopters. The bad in the previous blog on Technical Adventures was […]Read more "Technical Continued: Opps, forgot the Raytheon and Navy SM-3"
Emma Ann McMichael Last week when working on setting up Ann’s new Android tablet at Elizabeth’s home, the stumbling brought me across some googles that amazed with the amount of info on her, such as: And they missed a few like Utah for a year when we were baby sitting a crash damaged flight test […]Read more "Emma Ann McMichael"
IN MEMORIAL to our friends and fellow air dales of VW-15: Thursday, Feb 20, 1958. “God bless the men who fly” or have flown. Consider this a tribute to the memory of men of the cold war and Air Early Warning, like the 22 members of the VW-15 crew in the WV-2 below, whose bodies […]Read more "“God bless the men who fly thru the great spaces of the sky”"