When Political Gamesmanship And Real Life Collide, Aviation Edition

There’s an ongoing dispute that you probably haven’t heard about, thousands of miles away from the US.  It appears to be related to a small set of uninhabited islands off the coast of Japan and China.  The Japanese call them the Senkaku islands and the Chinese refer to them as the Diaoyu.  The islands have been under Japanese control for quite some time now, after the US handed control back to them back in the 1970s. The Chinese were made last year when the Japanese formally purchased the islands from […]