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.
On Jan 30, a C-17 Globemaster 96-0002 made a “gear up” landing at Bagram in Afghanistan. I just received the following interesting pictures that show that the aircraft, assigned to Charleston AFB, S.C., was extensively […]
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 […]