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Vigna di Valle Italian Air Force Museum update

Feb 18 2009

On Feb. 15 I visited once again the Italian Air Force Museum, located in Vigna di Valle, on the Bracciano Lake, some 25 chilometers from Rome. I went there because I wanted to take the pictures I needed to update e ...

The famous C-17 gear up landing at Bagram and the need for more Globemasters

Feb 16 2009

I’ve recently published the pictures of the C-17 performing a gear up landing at Bagram, Afghanistan (to read the post click here:http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2009/02/09/c-17-gear-up-landing-in-bagram-images/). I don’t know if the damages on the transport aircraft are beyond repair, but for sure the C-17 ...

Nose wheel steering problem?

Feb 16 2009

When Giovanni Maduli sent me the pictures he took at Pratica di Mare on Feb 13 (that you can find here: http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2009/02/16/pratica-di-mare-130209/), he suggested me to look at the nose landing gear of the HH-3F. Here’s the picture and a close ...

Pratica di Mare 13.02.09

Feb 16 2009

The following pictures were taken by Giovanni Maduli on Feb. 13 at Pratica di Mare. Interestingly, the G.222 MM62146 is still flying a lot for the locally-based 14° Stormo.

British Airways BA146 hard landing in London City Airport: is media over reacting to any aviation safety issue?

Feb 14 2009

Today I had lunch with a friend of mine who commented on yesterday accident of Colgan Air DHC-8 saying: “….David, am I wrong if I claim that most of times aviation accidents happen one after another?”. At that time, I ...

Colgan Air Dash 800 crashes in Buffalo

Feb 13 2009

On Feb 12, at 22.20LT, a Colgan Air De Havilland Canada DHC-8-204 Q400, N200WQ, flying from Newark to Buffalo Niagara International Airport as Continental 3407 (CO3407), crashed 6.1 miles to the NE of BUF causing 49 dead (44 passengers, 4 ...

Military Aviation

Oct 20 2017
This Is Probably The First Clip Showing The B-2 As It Drops The GBU-57 Massive Ordnance Penetrator. The B-2 Spirit stealth bomber ...
Oct 19 2017
All Available Airborne Fire Fighting Assets Pressed into Service, Fires Continue. A massive combined military and contract air ope...

Drones

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...
Sep 08 2017
SpaceX launched the Pentagon’s mysterious X-37B orbital space drone just before the Hurricane Irma hit Florida. While people...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Oct 18 2017
An Israeli Air Force F-35 has been involved in a bird strike during a training sortie. And the incident has fueled some weird spec...
Oct 18 2017
Hyakuri Phantom Burns on Ground, Reports Suggest Aircraft Written Off. A McDonnell-Douglas F-4EJ “Kai” Phantom II attached to ...

Rogue States

Oct 18 2017
An Israeli Air Force F-35 has been involved in a bird strike during a training sortie. And the incident has fueled some weird spec...
Oct 10 2017
A Russian Fencer has crashed shortly after (or during) take-off from airbase near Latakia, in western Syria. Pilot and Nav killed ...

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