The following interesting pictures show the effects of a birdstrike on a windshield of an Airbus 321. Fortunately, the aircraft involved was able to land safely but as we have discussed much on this site, the injection of a bird in the engines can be devastating.
Even if it is too early to have a full explaination of the causes of the Qantas flight QF72 plunge that caused many injuries (see also: “Qantas flight forced to land: is turbulence dangerous?”) the […]
With the completition of the fifth mission, the Sky-Y, Alenia Aeronautica’s unmanned technological demonstrator, completed its first series of tests in Italy (third test campaign after two performed in Sweden). The third phase could took […]
On September 16, 2011, during the National Championship Air Races, that take place each year since 1964 at the Reno Stead Airport, near Reno, Nevada, a P-51D Mustang, piloted by Jimmy Leeward, crashed near the […]