These pictures were shot by a friend of mine who was flying a two ship formation with another SF-260EA. The images are beautiful but what make them more interesting is that the propeller blades look bent in both pictures. Is the aircraft flying with a damage propeller or is it an odd effect of taking a picture with a cell phone camera to a high speed rotating object? Obviously, the correct answer is the second one (in fact, Roberto and his wingman landed without any problem with the propeller in perfect shape…), but is anybody able to explain why the phone camera produces such oddities?
As happened in 2010, once again Decimomannu airbase hosted the “Vega” (VEX), a small-scale multinational exercise that this year was attended by 20 aircraft belonging to the Italian, Israeli and German Air Force. Even if […]
Some of the readers of this blog have noticed that the text “Yes we can”, the catchphrase used by Barack Obama in his concession speech on Jan. 8, 2008, is written on the nose of […]
A few months ago, my father-in-law gave me a nice book titled “A day in the life of Australia”. In a few words, on March 6 1981 at 00:01 hours, 100 of the World leading […]