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  • F-35 flight restrictions reduced; contract talks progressing [View news story]
    Delays, overruns, faulty design and workmanship. What could go wrong.
    Aug 16 08:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • F-35 will miss first air show [View news story]
    Lmt should look at that as a blessing. The mig 29 had a mid air at Farnsbough before it went in to service..
    Jul 10 11:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • F-35 to save $1.8B by 2019 [View news story]
    Lol .....the F35 is estiated to cost $25000/ flight hour. Lmt will get this money back as soon as they deliver this crap to the military.
    Does anyone else think manned fighter aircraft should go the way of the dodo bird?
    Jul 10 09:21 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • U.S. grounds the F-35 [View news story]
    The F-35 wll cost $25000/ flight hour to operate. This F-35 is not a close support aircraft. It becomes unstable at slow speeds. Right now it can't care a full combat load. It can't hover with full fuel tanks. This aircraft will never live up
    lockheeds hype. Then again they have been paid $1 trillion just for development and have made 30 aircraft. They received full payment during the sequester.
    Jul 4 11:20 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Mandatory inspections to take place on F-35 fighter jets [View news story]
    The f119 engine has the same core and hpt. The fan shaft I know is a different P/N. However the engine fire is not a big deal. I have seen duct fires on the Ge129 before. They were caused by a fuel line to one of the fuel distributers. The fire was contained in the bypass duct the fuel caught fire in the exhaust plume and out the exhaust. A quick look at the monitoring data would show a higher then normal exhaust nozzle position if the fire took place in the duct. However this is a class 1 incident and requires the engine to be pulled and bore scope the combusted section. Hpt and Lpt. A fuel pressure check of the manifolds should reveal the leak. Repair as required. Ops check on the test stand and return to sevice... A service bulletin or TCTO requiring inspection will be required for serial number parts involved. PW service engineer 30 years:)
    Jul 3 09:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Lockheed Martin expects another F-35 contract [View news story]
    The F35 is a non proven aircraft. The US and any other country that buys the F35 will have huge additional costs just get it to fly. Corporate welfare!
    Jun 10 09:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Investors lose patience with Trovagene [View news story]
    Mmmmm Could this be another pump and dump?
    May 16 08:11 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Lightbridge Corp's (LTBR) CEO Seth Grae on Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    I invest in LTBR because, there fuel has a two part advantage. Efficiency and safety.
    What I'm puzzled about, is there lack of aggressive marketing of nuclear energy as a replacement for coal and NG. Few investors have heard of this advancement in nuclear energy. The history of this fuel is interesting and should be shared with investors and the public.
    May 10 09:00 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bloomberg: F-35 faces yet more delays due to software issues [View news story]
    software problems stopped production of the F22. The F35 is just a corporate welfare program.
    This vehicle will cost $25,000/ flight hour to operate. US is paying 40% of the cost for foreign countries that buy this lemon. How can this $600 billion development program be sustained? The only thing holding up profits for LMT and all other defense companies is advanced quarterly payments from the pentagon. That was an agreement congress made before the sequester. I don't see LMT sustaining these earning or the for 2nd quarter of 2015. This pork needs to be cut.
    Mar 23 09:29 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Common Shares Are Overvalued [View article]
    So where is the case for overvalue? I personally regard GSE as an alliterative to the fee based banking in America. Rationally there is a need for a consumer alternative.
    Mar 4 07:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Reuters: U.S. to buy fewer F-35 jets than planned [View news story]
    Not true. I worked in the defense industry for many years. The amount of jobs created is misunderstood. What is profitable in defense industry is the contracting to vendors. Vendor contracts are marked up 1000%. In the 1990's defense cutbacks released talented engineering and mangers on to the market.
    Example: horizontal drilling used in the energy field was a start up by ex defense workers. As one door closes a window of opportunity opens. Defense industry is a profit machine for the few paid for by the taxpayer.
    Mar 4 10:41 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Are There Any Synergies Within A Pepsico, SodaStream Partnership? [View article]
    As usual Seth excellent insight. Take the afternoon
    Feb 23 09:14 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Government Properties REIT: Do You Want To Be The U.S.'s Landlord? [View article]
    Really....this is your analysis? Harris and bubba.
    So if you have collected the div. Over the past 2 years your in the money.
    So don't waste investors time with your white entitlement politics. I'm here to make money.
    Feb 18 02:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Sentiment swings the other way on SodaStream after KO-GMCR linkup [View news story]
    Soda is in trouble. Pepsi will only be buying soda intellectual property. There not going to pay a premium for the stock When they can get them at a fire sale price..
    Feb 6 04:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alon USA Partners: Performance And Spread Correlated, Offering 35% Return [View article]
    Well said. Aldw is a phony income stock. There distribution is all they have. That's not enough reason to own this company.
    Jan 25 08:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment