Day: September 13, 2018

China ‘nearing mass production’ of J-20 stealth fighter after engine problems ironed out

by Minnie Chan, South China Morning Post

A new and improved engine designed to make China’s J-20 stealth fighter a world-class combat jet should be ready for mass production by the end of the year, military sources have said.

The WS-15 engine features cutting-edge single-crystal turbine blades and has been in development for several years, but Chinese technicians have struggled to get it into mass production.… Read Full Article

Fred Katz & His Jammers 1959 STEREO FULL ALBUM West Coast Jazz Cello

Recorded at the Decca Studios, Hollywood, California ; March 12, 1959 [No’s. 1, 3 & 6] ; May 26, 1959 [No’s. 4, 5 & 8] ; August 28, 1959 [No’s. 2, 7, 9 & 10]

Fred Katz (cel) / Don Fagerquist (tp) / Pete Candoli – tp [2, 7, 9 & 10] / Gene Estes (vb) / Leroy Vinnegar (b) / Frank Butler (d) [2, 7, 9 & 10] / Billy Higgins (d) [4, 5 & 8] / Lenny McBrowne (d) [1, 3 & 6] / Johnny Pisano (gtr)

0:00 1.… Read Full Article