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Japan Unveils First Fighter Jet – The X-2 Stealth

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, Japan unveiled its first-ever stealth fighter jet, the X-2 at the airport in Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan. As a stealth fighter, the X-2 helps the plane avoid being detected by radar. Developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries … Continue reading

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British Aviation Pioneer Spied For Japan

Aside from motive and sex, this British spy story has everything you would expect: money, politics… hmm, I also expect car chases and shoot-outs, but no such luck. This is the story of Master William Francis Forbes-Sempill (later named the … Continue reading

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Zero No More – Mitsubishi Back In The Air

Matthew sent me a NY Times link to a great story on Mitsubishi building a new commercial passenger jet, which will, the article state, bring Japan back into the air as a manufacturer of aircraft. After World War II, Japan’s … Continue reading

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