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Mar 18, 2014, 10:02 AM
Some points on Malaysian Airlines MH370
The disappearance of flight MH370 is baffling indeed, not least due to much poorly presented information, speculation, rumor and a chaotic management of information by the Malaysian government. I shall try and clarify a few points that seem to be...
Nov 26, 2013, 12:00 AM
A second Nobel Prize to Obama?
As the debate rages over the pros and cons of the Geneva agreement, it is appropriate to examine the circumstances, in the US, Europe, Iran and Israel. The current US administration seeks to reassure Israel, its government and its people,...
Sep 10, 2013, 11:09 AM
The IAF, the F-35 and the Revolution
As Israel contemplates the simmering neighborhood that seems yet again, as volatile as ever, there is an issue of great economic and military significance that is cooking within the Israeli defense establishment. From time to time, signs of it...
Aug 28, 2013, 5:06 PM
Dancing the Skies
"Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings Sunward I have climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds, - and done a hundred things..." -John Gillespie Magee, Jr, 1922-1941 It is seldom in our...
Jun 4, 2013, 12:13 PM
The Morality of the Killer Robots
The use of drones, professionally known as UAV's or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles has become controversial in recent times. In particular the use of air strikes by UAV's has taken on an insinuation of military operations that are conducted in the...
Apr 19, 2013, 9:24 AM
Open Skies will open new horizons
A road map to profitability for Israeli airlines, who suffer from bloated labor force and obsolete management practices
Gideon Afek is a commercial pilot and amateur aviation historian, with a background in project management and sales; Born in South Africa, Gideon immigrated to Israel from Australia in 1985