On Feb. 10, an Alitalia B777 “EI-DBK”, with 236 passengers and 6 crew members on board, departed as AZ630 to Miami at 10.00LT (scheduled at 09.20), was compelled to return to Fiumicino 20 minutes after take-off as right engine oil low pressure warning lit up in the cockpit. The aircraft landed without further problems on RWY 16R at 11.10 and passengers were reprotected on another flight departing in the afternoon.
A swarm of honey bees found hanging from the exhaust nozzle of an F-22 Raptor stealth jet’s engine. On Jun. 11, 192nd Fighter Wing Aircraft Maintainers found something weird during post-flight operations checks at Joint […]
A Eurofighter Typhoon performed a tailhook landing during SIAF 2016. Tailhook landings by land-based aircraft are used in emergency situations to arrest planes experiencing failures that could imply a braking or steering malfunction. Reportedly, this […]
Analysing the recent US1549 ditching in the Hudson River (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/tag/awe1549/), I explained that the success in the difficult splash down was the result of a perfect maneuver and luck. Even if I still believe that […]