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Qantas flight QF10, once again in troubles….

Dec 20 2009

I have already discussed the “long line of incidents” that in the last two years has posed a risk to the famous Qantas safety record. More or less two years ago I wrote an article titled “Qantas electric failures” commenting ...

Even Predator UAVs face Information Security problems

Dec 18 2009

A series of interesting articles, dealing with the interception of live video feeds broadcasted by the Predator UAVs (Unmanned Air Vehicles) operating in Iraq and Afghanistan by the local insurgents, was published today on worldwide newspapers.

Evidence of the hack was ...

Download the 2010 calendar (both Italian and English version)!

Dec 17 2009

The weblog’s 2010 calendar is available for download (and print up to A3 size). Two versions available: one for Italian readers (with Italian festivities) the other one for foreign readers.

Click on the following links to download the printable ...

US F-16 performs emergency landing in Rome Fiumicino airport

Dec 17 2009

On Dec. 16, 2009, a US F-16CG (88-0444/AV) belonging to the 510 FS of the 31 FW c/s “Buzzard 54” performed an emergency landing in Rome Fiumicino airport as a consequence of an engine failure experienced while the aircraft was ...

B787 Dreamliner maiden flight pictures

Dec 16 2009

On Jan. 16, 2009, the long awaited Boeing B787 Dreamliner completed a maiden flight that represents the first step towards the official delivery to All Nippon Airways, the first airline, destined to receive the brand new aircraft in late 2010. ...

Military Aviation

Dec 17 2017
This video shows the weird object as seen from a U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet’s ATFLIR (Advanced Targeting Forward Looking...
Dec 15 2017
The composite photo gives a pretty good idea of how the cockpit of supersonic heavy bombers has evolved in about 50 years. With a ...

Drones

Oct 27 2017
A B-52 from the 419th Flight Test Squadron was given a new nose art to commemorate the Buff’s involvement in a top-secret te...
Sep 20 2017
Here’s the footage of a RAF Reaper drone unleashing Hellfire missile to stop a public execution in Syria. The news of a succ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Dec 11 2017
A belly landing for a giant C-5 Galaxy. The photo in this post was taken by one of our readers, Tyll Parker, at Travis Air Force B...
Dec 04 2017
“Because I was….inverted!”: Top Gun stunt performed near a Russian strategic bomber. In the last few years, we h...

Rogue States

Dec 15 2017
Are U.S. And Russia in Last-Minute Intelligence Grab Over Syria? International news media has been crackling with reports of inter...
Dec 13 2017
The AC-130 Spectre Gunship Still Plays a Critical Role in America’s Close Air Support Capability. It is large, slow and vulnerab...

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