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Another grounding story

Feb 08 2008

Looks like some fleets are suffering problems these days. On Feb. 3, an Hawaii Air National Guard F-15D, departed from Hickam AFB for a training alert mission, crashed in the Pacific, some 60NM to the South of Oahu. The pilot ejected ...

BA038, engine problems and WiFi/mobile phone interferences: is the B777 safe?

Feb 01 2008

Recently, a visitor left a comment to one of my posts dealing with the B777, actually it was a question. He was worried about the crash landing of the British Airways 038 and since he’s going to board a “triple ...

Voli spaziali low cost

Jan 31 2008

Alzi la mano chi non ha almeno una volta alzato gli occhi al cielo per contemplare un il firmamento, per osservare un’eclissi o cercare una stella cadente. Alcuni (ed io sono tra quelli) avranno certamente sognato di viaggiare tra le ...

AMX and F-15 grounded (with some differences)

Jan 28 2008

For the second time in the last 6 years, the Italian AMX fleet has been grounded by a judge for an investigation. This time the magistrate decided to stop the AMX because there would be elements, surfacing from the investigation ...

Was the B.777 FADEC deceived like the ADC of the F-16 that crashed in September?

Jan 25 2008

Another accident, involving a USAFE F-16CG of the 31st FW may have something in common with the near accident of the British Airways 038 at London Heathrow last week. As previously reported, one of the possible root causes of the ...

BA038 crash pictures

Jan 23 2008

Three high resolution pictures of the British Airways B.777 crash landing at London Heathrow airport on Jan. 17th were published in the last days around the Internet. Those images were taken from a perimeter road by David Spalton who was ...

Military Aviation

Mar 25 2017
The Patrouille de France has officially started his American tour flying over the Statue of Liberty in New York City. And here are...
Mar 24 2017
A Globemaster Pilot tries desperately to read back her Takeoff Clearance to the ATC. But she’s interrupted by her crew. The ...

Drones

Feb 05 2017
We can’t say whether it happened by accident or on purpose, but a U.S. unmanned spy aircraft broadcast its position for everyone...
Jan 11 2017
U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets released a swarm of 103 Perdix semi-autonomous drones in flight. Welcome to the future of war tech. The U...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Mar 22 2017
Leaks and Media Reports Suggest Laptop Ban Linked to Jan. 28 SEAL Raid on Yemen. Unattributed quotes from “three intelligence so...
Mar 16 2017
Wake turbulence flips Challenger jet upside down. Crew survives after emergency landing. In a bizarre incident that occurred on Ja...

Rogue States

Mar 26 2017
Russian Aerobatic Team Shows Precision and Performance in Brand New Su-30s. The LIMA 17 air show in Malaysia on Mar. 21-25th is th...
Mar 22 2017
A B-1 Lancer performing a mock attack on a range in South Korea amid raising tensions with North Korea caused the China’s Ai...

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