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.
On Nov. 10, at 07.56 LT, a Ryanair B737 serialled EI-DYG, flying from Frankfurt to Rome as FR4102 suffered a serious bird strike during the final approach to the RWY 15 of the Rome-Ciampino airport. […]
On Mar. 15, for the first time ever at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center a Ikhana MQ-9 unmanned aircraft (modified Reaper) flew with an Automated Surveillance-Broadcast, or ADS-B transponder. It was the first time that […]
When, last year, I visited the USS Nimitz and had the opportunity to take the following picture (Part 1 and Part 2) I didn’t think that compressor stalls during “cat shots” (catapult lauches) were frequent […]