Watch NASA 905, the SCA with the space shuttle, flying over Santa Monica, the most famous Los Angeles stadiums, the Universal Studios, Disneyland, Getty Center, SpaceX Center, USS Iowa, Griffith Observatory.
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
The Italian Aviation Safety Agency (ANSV), will investigate in a runway incursion that took place on Jan 8, 2009, at Rome Fiumicino airport. A Thai Airways B747-400, with registration “HS-TGZ” departing grom Rome to Bangkok […]
On Feb. 16, 2012, an F-35A aircraft from Edwards AFB, California, flew for the first time with external weapons. Although no weapons were delivered during the sortie, the payload of the Joint Strike Fighter’s Conventional […]
On Sept. 21, strapped atop a Boeing 747 SCA (Shuttle Carrier Aircraft), the space shuttle Endeavour flew over the L.A. area on a tour across many iconic SoCal destinations that brought it from Edwards Air […]
In the world there is not a lot of aircrafts capable of carrying Shuttles, the largest of them An-225 “Mriya” (translated as a “Dream”, then the idea “Dream liner” was used for 787) http://spotavia.blogspot.com/2012/02/225-dream-225.html
So very sad to see them end this program before there is a viable program in place to replace it. The sure sign of a nation in decline…
Great pictures! BTW, that is Warner Bros., not Universal Studios.