David Knights' Weblog

August 14, 2018

Russian Naval activity

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 6:04 pm
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The Russians are at it again.  While I really don’t see the Russians as a real threat, we still have to treat them as such.

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August 13, 2018

Stealing an airliner

Filed under: Technology,Politics — dknights @ 8:39 am
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Crazy story from the weekend where a ground crewman stole a Q400 airliner at SEA-TAC.  This story has serious security implications.

July 31, 2018

Tar and feathers

Filed under: Legal,Politics — dknights @ 1:58 pm
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Any bureaucrat who shuts down a kid’s lemonade stand needs to be tarred and feathered.

Really big modelling

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:38 am
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This is interesting.

July 28, 2018

Well, this was bound to happen

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:35 am
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Middle Eastern terror groups using drones to attack airports.  I predict something like this in the US or Europe in the near future.

July 25, 2018

Middle East air combat

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:43 am
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Looks like the Israelis just shot down a Syrian warplane.  The article doesn’t say it but I am guessing it was an Su-25.

July 3, 2018

B-52 SAR

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:41 am
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Is there anything the B-52 can’t do?  Glad to see the old girl soldiering on.

June 25, 2018

NFL screws up again

Filed under: General — dknights @ 8:57 am
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Why wouldn’t you let a player who has a medical degree put M.D. on the back of his jersey?  The stupid story is here.

June 17, 2018

RIP Matt “Guitar” Murphy

Filed under: General — dknights @ 11:07 pm
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Sad news.  I hope he an John Belushi are having a great time together.

June 6, 2018

Japanese Carriers

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:03 am
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Not the WWII kind.  Looks like the Japanese are ready to admit what everyone knew.  Their new Helicopter carriers are going to become full-fledged STOVL carriers. I see some F-35B sales in Japan’s future.

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