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Italian spare F-16s

Sep 23 2008

In the article about the Italian F-16s published a few days ago (Italian F-16s in details), I mentioned that despite the Aeronautica Militare was expecting 4 F-16B to cannibalize for spare parts it actually received a certain number of F-16As. ...

Istrana preserved F-104

Sep 21 2008

On Sept. 8, Matteo Marianeschi visited Istrana where he discovered the following preserved F-104G. According to the information he got during the visit by a pilot, the aircraft had arrived from Dal Molin Museum in Vicenza during the summer. The ...

Italian F-16s in details!

Sep 19 2008

In order to answer to the many questions people always ask me through the site about the Italian F-16s, together with Pierpaolo Maglio, one of the greatest Viper’s expert, I’ve prepared the following article dealing with the story of the ...

Spanair 5022 crash video published by Elpais.com

Sep 18 2008

The Spanish newspaper El Paìs has just published on his website a video of the Spanair 5022 crash, recorded by the airport’ surveillance camera. Unfortunately the video is not clear as it shows the aircraft rotating after a long take ...

Varazze Airshow

Sep 17 2008

A few days ago I discussed about airshows performed above the surface of the water (see Air displays above the water: a “risky business”?). A really interesting air display is scheduled for Sept. 20 in Varazze, a village located on ...

Spanair 5022: flaps theory confirmed

Sep 17 2008

I’m now pretty sure that one of the best techniques to be used to analyse the aviation crashes is to think to the “deadly precedents”. On Aug 23 I provided in this article Spanair 5022: a video doesn’t show any explosion. ...

Military Aviation

Aug 18 2017
Check Out These Cool Photos of the F-35C That Would Make Maverick and Goose and Jealous. How many chances will the U.S. Navy’s F...
Aug 16 2017
Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. The A-10 is famous for being exceptionally tough and able to survive direct ...

Drones

Aug 17 2017
We Went Inside USAF MQ-9 Reaper Training and Operations at Holloman AFB. We never heard it. Out of the corner of my eye in a cloud...
Aug 08 2017
Several people have spotted a drone apparently too close to the U.S. Navy display team’s F/A-18 Hornets. On Aug. 4, 2017, th...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Aug 16 2017
Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing. The A-10 is famous for being exceptionally tough and able to survive direct ...
Aug 14 2017
Yet another “Rhino” has crashed. It’s the second Super Hornet this year, the fourth one since May 2016. As you p...

Rogue States

Aug 18 2017
Check Out These Cool Photos of the F-35C That Would Make Maverick and Goose and Jealous. How many chances will the U.S. Navy’s F...
Aug 13 2017
A “what if” story. Disclaimer: this story contains some “poetic licenses” to make the fictional scenario m...

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