AH-1S Cobra

Attack helicopter

General characteristics
Crew: 2: one pilot, one co-pilot/gunner (CPG)
Length: 53 ft (16.1 m) (with both rotors turning)
Rotor diameter: 44 ft (13.6 m)
Height: 13 ft 6 in (4.12 m)
Empty weight: 6,600 lb (2,993 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 10,000 lb (4,500 kg)
Powerplant: 1× Lycoming T53-L-703 turboshaft, 1,800 shp (1,300 kW)
Rotor system: 2 blades on main rotor, 2 blades on tail rotor
Fuselage length: 44 ft 7 in (13.6 m)
Stub wing span: 10 ft 4 in (3.15 m)

Malaysian Air Force MiG-29

The Malaysian Royal Air Force showed off their MiG-29 fighter jets during the 2010 F1 Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia, last April 3-4, 2010

BAE Taranis

The UK Ministry of Defence recently unveiled the BAE Taranis, a semi-autonomous, stealth unmanned combat vehicle capable of penetrating enemy airspace.

According to Wikipedia:

Height: 4m
Dimensions: 11.35m x 9.94m
Weight: 8t
Range: Intercontinental
Engine Thrust: 6,480lb
Wingspan: 9.1m

Flights of Fancy

I love airplanes ever since I was a boy, and flying from point A to point B, tiring as it may be on some occasions, is one of the aspects that I love about travelling.

Here are some of the planes that I took in the past six months, from top: the Delta 747-400, at Detoit; the Cebu Pacific Air Airbus A319, at Chep Lap Kok airport in HK; the Delta Canadair CRJ900 going to St. Louis; and the new Philippine Airlines Boeing 777, bound for HK from Manila

German WW2 mini-tanks

The Goliath tracked mine (complete name: Leichter Ladungsträger Goliath (Sd.Kfz. 302/303a/303b)) was a remote controlled German-engineered demolition vehicle, also known as the beetle tank to Allies [Wikipedia]