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Japan Wants Air Supremacy

Despite constitutional arrangements to the contrary, Japan is looking to up the ante in its belief it will soon require its own airfare – and not just for the Japanese Self-Defense Force. Starting in 2015, Japan will be testing out … 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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