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  • Microsoft Warns of Uncommon Windows 10 Thunderbolt Issue (affects Win10 1709-1909)

    11/27/2019 7:29:18 PM PST · by dayglored · 6 replies
    Bleeping Computer ^ | Nov 27, 2019 | Lawrence Abrams
    Microsoft has released a support bulletin that warns users of a new issue in Windows 10 that could cause Thunderbolt devices to stop working under certain situations.According to the bulletin, this issue is occurring to users running Windows 10, version 1909, 1903, 1809, 1803, or 1709, have Fast Startup enabled, and have multiple devices plugged into a Thunderbolt dock.If these users perform the following steps, it could cause the Thunderbolt devices to no longer work even though they are still listed as operational in Device Manager. You connect the Thunderbolt Dock to the computer. Devices on the Thunderbolt Dock are...
  • USB 4: Oh LAWD it Comin'

    03/19/2019 11:18:55 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 6, 2019 | ThioJoe
    USB 4.0 (to be called "USB4") has officially been announced, with the final specification being released later this year. It will include notable changes such as 40 Gbps speed, and two-lane data transfer. For example, this means it will be able to transfer regular data, and send video data for a monitor simultaneously. It also implements features of Thunderbolt 3, which Intel has provided royalty free! | USB 4: Oh LAWD it Comin' | ThioJoe | Published on Mar 6, 2019
  • Vintage P-47 aircraft crashes in Hudson River, pilot killed

    05/28/2016 10:25:52 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 53 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 5-28-16 | Magdalena Doris
    The P-47 Thunderbolt crashed Friday during a promotion for the American Airpower Museum, which is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the P-47 this weekend. Scuba divers recovered the body of the pilot, 56-year-old William Gordon, of Key West, Florida, about three hours after the crash. Gordon was a veteran air show pilot with more than 25 years of experience, according to promotional material for a Key West air show last month. The website for the April 2-3 air show says Gordon was an "aerobatic competency evaluator" who certified performers to perform low-level aerobatics.
  • Thunderstrike: The scary vulnerability in your Mac's Thunderbolt port

    01/08/2015 7:21:49 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 45 replies
    Mashable ^ | JAN 02, 2015 | BY CHRISTINA WARREN
    The MagSafe2 port, from left, two Thunderbolt ports, a USB 3 port and headphone port (top), SDXC Cardslot, HDMI port, and USB 3 port (bottom), on Apple's MacBook Pro. Similar mage from Apple Inc. substituted for original Getty Image on article site. According to a recent security presentation, attackers could infect Macintosh computers with a special kind of malware using the computer's Thunderbolt port. The attack, dubbed Thunderstrike, was showcased by security researcher Trammell Hudson at the Chaos Communications Congress in Germany. Hudson is well known in the security community, particularly for his work reverse-engineering various devices and systems....
  • The Air Force is Quietly Killing Off the A-10—Over Congress’ Protests

    11/15/2013 5:31:04 AM PST · by C19fan · 58 replies
    War is Boring ^ | November 15, 2013 | Dave Majumdar
    A bipartisan group of senators and congressmen is fighting back against the U.S. Air Force’s move to prematurely retire all 350 of its A-10 Warthog attack planes between 2015 and 2018. But the flying branch is already strangling the A-10 force with budget cuts, upgrade cancellations and a reduced contingent of new pilots. The battle is intensifying in Washington, D.C. over the legendary warplane, which was originally meant to destroy Soviet tanks and has flown thousands of missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, saving scores of American lives with its overwhelming firepower.
  • TI comes out with DockPort silicon -- Cheap and useful docking stations kill Intel's Thunderbol

    08/20/2013 7:31:56 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 27 replies
    Semiaccurate ^ | Aug 5, 2013 | by Charlie Demerjian
    Texas Instruments just put a chip through the heart of Intel’s Thunderbolt folly with their new HD3SS2521 DockPort controller. This little $1.85 chip both vastly simplifies the user experience and shines a harsh light on what Intel can’t do with a closed and 75x more expensive solution. If you haven’t been paying attention, DockPort is the sane and open answer to Intel’s still broken and anti-user Light Peak/Thunderbolt interface. Formerly called Lightning Bolt, DockPort was AMD’s answer to the non-solution that Intel tried to spin Thunderbolt as. Several years in Thunderbolt is achieving some of the features promised at release...
  • Intel's Codename Light Peak Launches as Thunderbolt ( How it works )

    02/25/2011 11:32:05 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 12 replies
    Anandtech ^ | 2/25/2011 1:10:00 AM | Brian Klug
    Back at IDF 2010, we wrote about Intel Light Peak nearing its eventual launch in 2011. Back then, the story was a 10 Gbps or faster physical link tunneling virtually every protocol under the sun over optical fiber. Though an optical physical layer provided the speed, in reality the connector and physical layer itself wasn’t as important as the tunneling and signaling going on beneath it. The dream was to provide a unified interface with enough bandwidth to satisfy virtually everything desktop users need at the same time - DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, USB, FireWire, SATA, you name it. Daisy chain devices...
  • US military deploys upgraded A-10 attack aircraft in S Korea

    11/17/2010 11:39:35 PM PST · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 15 replies ^ | 11/16/2010 |
    The US military has deployed an upgraded A-10 Thunderbolt II ground attack aircraft to its base in South Korea. The new aircraft was deployed at the US air base in Osan near the South Korean capital Seoul late last month, the Korean news agency Yonhap reported Tuesday quoting a statement from the US Forces Korea (USFK). With this deployment, the 25th Fighter Squadron of the USFK has received its last batch of A-10C aircraft with “improved precision strike capability”, the statement said. The A-10 Thunderbolt is a twin-engine combat aircraft used to provide close-air support to ground forces and employs...
  • Military History of Central and South Indiana

    09/25/2006 5:10:32 AM PDT · by jimwest · 2 replies · 115+ views
    History ^ | 2000 | James D. West
    Military History of Central and Southern Indiana from WW1 to present. Official site for historic Camp Atterbury, Italian and German POWs at Camp Atterbury, Wakeman General Hospital, Freeman AAF, German, Japanese and Italian captured aircraft at Freeman Field, and Fort Benjamin Harrison. Also includes the 28th, 30th, 31st, 83rd, 92nd, and 106th Division, all of which trained at Camp Atterbury. Hosted and supported totally by the Indiana Army National Guard. Largest private web site in Indiana soon to be more than 8 Gigabytes. All information presented is original and not changed in any way.
  • Air Force General Lauds Joint ‘Marne Thunderbolt’ Success

    01/28/2008 4:21:19 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 98+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Amanda Callahan, USAF
    BAGHDAD, Jan. 28, 2008 – A top Air Force officer here praised the joint-service effort that has made Operation Marne Thunderbolt successful. Air Force Maj. Gen. David M. Edgington speaks with reporters in Baghdad after a press luncheon covering Operation Marne Thunderbolt, Jan. 27, 2008. Edgington is the forward coordination element between the Combined Forces Air Component and Multinational Force Iraq. Photo by Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway, USAF   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon and B-1B Lancer crews, Navy F/A-18 Hornet pilots, Army 3rd Infantry Division soldiers and Iraqi forces integrated with Army...
  • A-10 pilots should have an edge next time they go downrange

    11/21/2007 4:33:45 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 75 replies · 362+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | November 22, 2007 | Charlie Reed
    SPANGDAHLEM, Germany – Tracking and pursuing enemy forces on the ground should be easier for A-10 pilots with the 81st Fighter Squadron when they go downrange early next year. By the time they deploy, leaders hope the unit’s 18 aircraft will be outfitted with new targeting systems. Three already have been installed with six more on the way. The technology allows pilots to deploy laser-guided munitions, pursue moving targets at night with infrared imaging and stabilize points on the ground while maneuvering. The information is routed from a targeting pod attached under the wing to a monitor in the one-man...
  • 03/01/07 - DJIA Falls +150 in Early morning trading

    03/01/2007 6:44:27 AM PST · by Perdogg · 20 replies · 783+ views
    NYSE ^ | 03.01.07 | Perdogg
    Another market ride today.

    03/09/2006 3:54:19 PM PST · by riverflyer · 157 replies · 3,926+ views
    3-8-06 | RIVERFLYER
    The P-47 recovered from a lake up in Austria was assinged to the 9th AF, 405th Grp, 511th Sq, the unit to which I was a member. On October 15th 1944 I was assinged to this aircraft and subsequently flew 39 missions in it of my total 76. a friend in the unit offered to paint a pinup on it with "Dottie Mae" my wife at the time next to it. Although I picked up shrapnel on several occassions, the aircraft brought me through the war without a scratch. I was able to put in 22 years with the military...
  • U.S. pilot meets farmer who saved his life in '44

    11/29/2005 5:05:34 AM PST · by XR7 · 19 replies · 1,315+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 11/29/05 | Diane Pucin
    LAVANNES, France — The gesture was simple and unbidden. With two weathered fingers, French farmer Marcel Jonoux softly touched the lined forehead of Los Angeles amateur artist Gustave "Bud" Plochere. "Ah, bon," Jonoux said, tracing an old wound. "C'est bon." It was the second time the two men were meeting. This encounter Saturday was graced with laughter and storytelling, champagne toasts and an exchange of gifts. Dominique Dutartre, mayor of Lavannes, made Plochere an honorary citizen. Plochere presented Jonoux with a plaque. Each man thanked the other, and in the way of men who have seen so much, there were...
  • Deployed A-10 Pilot Reaches 3,000-Hour Mark

    07/29/2005 7:51:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 102 replies · 1,802+ views
    Defend America News ^ | July 29, 2005 | Air Force Capt. Mark Gibson
    An Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt pilot reaches a milestone supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan, July 29, 2005 — The commander respectfully called "Duck" scored 3,000 flying hours in an A-10 Thunderbolt over the Afghan skies July 3. U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jeffrey Cowan, 74th Fighter Squadron commander, entered A-10 "Warthog" history upon returning to base after flying a mission in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since his first flight, Cowan, from Pope Air Force Base, N.C., has clocked more than 3,000 hours in a Thunderbolt cockpit. "It is extremely rare for a pilot to get 3,000 hours...
  • The Mexican Expeditionary Air Force in World War II (When Mexico was last on out side)

    07/05/2005 12:48:15 AM PDT · by sonofatpatcher2 · 12 replies · 1,174+ views
    Military.Com ^ | Antonio Mendieta
    THE MEXICAN EXPEDITIONARY AIR FORCE IN WORLD WAR II THE ORGANIZATION, TRAINING, AND OPERATIONS OF THE 201st SQUADRON The Mexican Expeditionary Air Force is Mexico's only military organization that saw combat overseas in World War II. This organization and its operational unit, the 201st Squadron, were part of the Allied forces that battled against the Axis in the South West Pacific Area. However, there are few history works that mention the participation of this unit. Hence, the history of the Mexican Expeditionary Air Force is not well known. The Mexican Expeditionary Air Force was part of the Allied forces in...
  • (WW2 P47)Thunderbolt elevated (from lake in Austria) - new pictures

    06/14/2005 9:12:02 AM PDT · by tophat9000 · 134 replies · 9,879+ views
    (google translate) Thunderbolt elevated - new pictures 13.06.2005 - 21:10 Uh r In the later in the afternoon hours, the Thunderbolt an American combat aircraft could be saved. The combat flier returned nearly intact again to the water surface and on particularly a wood rack intended for it was deposited. Up to the damage of the crash, he remained well preserved to some extent in the 60 years at the trusting sea-reason. As was to be experienced from press reports, it was to be reconditioned in Austria and then into the USA to be transferred. The salvage work remained secret...
  • Another of the greatest generation goes to his reward.

    09/09/2004 7:48:53 AM PDT · by Blood of Tyrants · 27 replies · 1,889+ views
    9/9/04 | Self
    Charles B. (Chuck) Earnhart, May 15, 1918 - September 1, 2004. The other day, one of my best friend's dad passed away. Most knew Chuck as a good and gentle hog farmer or real estate agent from the tiny town of Hohenwald, Tennessee. But few knew how much he did for the people of Great Britain or the United States. At the age of 21, Chuck loved to fly and already had his private pilot's license. He loved to fly so much that on his very first date with his future wife, Janice, he took her to fly in his...
  • A-10 Pilot Wows Smithsonian Crowd

    03/31/2004 8:04:16 AM PST · by Veritas_est · 69 replies · 1,030+ views ^ | March 30, 2004 | Senior Master Sgt. Rick Burnham
    A-10 Pilot Wows Smithsonian Crowd by Senior Master Sgt. Rick Burnham Air Force News March 30, 2004 WASHINGTON -- The Iraqi republican guard may have had luck on their side that miserable Baghdad day, but they did not know who was flying the A-10 Thunderbolt II they had just hit with a rocket. It was April 7, 2003, and an elite unit of Iraqis had U.S. forces pinned down along the Tigris River, firing rocket-propelled grenades into their position, not far from the North Baghdad Bridge. The word from the forward-air controller on the ground with the U.S. forces indicated...
  • Lest We Forget

    01/27/2004 7:53:44 PM PST · by arjay · 8 replies · 159+ views
    Thunderbolt! | 1958 | Robert S. Johnson
    Thanks to another Freeper, I read the book Thunderbolt! by Robert S. Johnson. I was deeply impressed by the following description he gave of our men flying the big bombers during WWII. We must never forget the courage and sacrifice of our military heroes of yesteryears as well as today. "From each savage collision metal dropped, and metal fluttered, ludicrous, and almost featherlike. Wings or tail surfaces, flip-flopping almost gently as the spume of jagged steel and flame rushed by in the endless plummet to earth. Within the cubic mile of space, within the heart of the more than six...