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In a storyline that is hard to make up, Kansas Republicans may be facing a fairly minor fight on their hands. Ray Merrick, famous for yesterday saying this: “Government employees produce ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2014 at 06:33 PM PST with 37 Recommends
McCulloch: it's not the first name to spring to mind when you think of aviation, but it's not a name you should ignore, either. The McCulloch Motors Corporation was founded in 1943 to make ...
by pwoodford
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 05:58 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Everyone's heard of Air Force One , the 747 model VC-25 used by the President of the United States. Heck - it even had its own movie . But what about those distinctive helicopters with the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 02:10 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Fascination and fear: that sums up my relationship with helicopters. The thought of being able to take off and land vertically, and to hover at will, is entrancing: if I had the money I'd learn to ...
by pwoodford
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 02:27 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Shown below are some of the helicopters which are on display at the Evergreen Air Museum in McMinnville, Oregon.
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 12:12 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Helicopter dreams Sometimes it’s the smell of a kerosene lamp or stove, it might be a snip of music or a sound. It could be a bumper sticker of a Viet Nam service ribbon or unit patch, a book ...
Comment Count 27 comments on Thu Sep 20, 2012 at 05:46 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
UPDATE 2:56PM PST: In this fast developing story, Russia is claiming that stopping the Russian frieghter with combat helocopters headed for Syria is spoiling a Russian neogiated peace that was just ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 01:23 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
This is hot off the presses, as they say. The Telegraph is reporting 8:34PM BST 18 Jun 2012: A Russian ship believed to be carrying helicopters and missiles for Syria has been ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 187 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 06:57 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
Yesterday, as video emerged of Syrian helicopters attacking opposition forces on the ground , and the UN reported that Syrian attack helicopters are being used against civilians, US Secretary of ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 09:22 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is a follow up diary to my original one about using helicopters to help in ongoing nuclear disaster in Japan. Original diary link -
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Mar 18, 2011 at 08:30 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
I was hoping to put up a technical diary of the techniques that would be used in a plan of using helicopters to drop water onto, or into the reactor buildings and more importantly, the fuel rod ...
by Nebraskablue
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 09:02 PM PDT with 101 Recommends
UPDATE FROM WIKILEAKS via TWITTER: New Background Photo Material on Iraq Massacre Leak: http://bit.ly/cuLrfa AND http://bit.ly/9SLqDw This diary changes the Wikileaks video into still images, ...
by hissyspit
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Apr 05, 2010 at 09:30 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
No other country can provide what is needed now in Haiti except the USA. Helicopters go where there are no roads and terrain is difficult. But the 19 helicopters, which have just arrived, are not ...
by Abdul Malik Mujahid
Comment Count 26 comments on Fri Jan 15, 2010 at 09:12 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Otherwise known as the "Teabaggers Revolt" I tried to stay away but like any wild car wreck, you don't want to look, but it's impossible to look away. A little background; I live in Central Florida,
by rpinero
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2009 at 06:42 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Fed has opened the loan window for collateralizing loans with MBS (mortgage backed securities). There are three little hooks in this: First: the statement said these MBS would be "appropriately"
by tjlord
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2008 at 11:07 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The facts speak for themselves. December 20, 2007 Jeb Bush and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis The Huckster and the Wreckage By ...
by Heteraetcaetera
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 11:42 PM PST with 7 Recommends
When I was a schoolgirl the villains of the Revolutionary War were the Hessian mercenaries the British hired to fight the colonists. Mercenary accordingly became a detested and much despised concept ...
by linfar
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2007 at 09:11 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Wherein I do a little thinking out loud about the tactical and strategic situation in Iraq lately. My main point is that both the Sunni insurgents and the Mahdi Army seem to be in a study mode. In ...
by DLup
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Feb 21, 2007 at 06:59 PM PST with 22 Recommends
the new york times Sleazebag MIchael Gordon writes about an intelligence report on helicopter attacks in Iraq. Now, frankly, I ...
by nathguy
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Feb 18, 2007 at 06:57 AM PST with 7 Recommends
from Reuters on feb 13, 2007: BASRA - A Hercules C-130 aircraft on a re-supply mission to British troops in Maysan province was severely damaged during what the British military ...
by jeff3
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Feb 13, 2007 at 08:02 AM PST with 16 Recommends