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Qantas flight QF30 cabin video

Jul 27 2008

An interesting video taken from a passenger of the Qantas QF30 flight was released. The footage was taken after the B747-438 levelled off at 10.000 feet above the sea in bound to Manila airport. The situation in the cabin seems ...

Qantas decompression (QF30 emergency landing follow up)

Jul 27 2008

In order to investigate the causes of the large hole that compelled the QF30 to perform an emergency landing in Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) sent 4 investigators to the Philippines to conduct a ...

Qantas B747-438 emergency landing

Jul 25 2008

A Qantas Boeing 747-438, with 346 passengers and 19 crew members, flying from Hong Kong to Melbourne (it was a London – Melbourne flight with a stop in HKG), had to divert to Manila shortly after departure because of a ...

Rome seaplane station's project (and WWII anti-raid bunker)

Jul 23 2008

In April, I’ve had the opportunity to attend an interesting exhibition held in Rome that dealt with the project of the Magliana water airport. The exhibition, whose title was “L’aeroporto che non c’è” (whose translation could be more or less ...

Close up view of the cockpit of the NH90 before it crashed into the Bracciano Lake

Jul 22 2008

Giovanni Maduli, one of my co-workers, sent me the following picture he took at Bracciano a few minutes before the NH90 EI-202 crashed into the Bracciano Lake causing the death of Capt. Fornassi. The picture was taken with a Canon ...

Fiumicino (LIRF / FCO) 20.07.08

Jul 21 2008

A few hours before on the other side of the World Pope Benedict XVI boarded on the Qantas B747-400 “QF6035” departing from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Darwin (as usual the return flight of the Pontiff arrives in Ciampino), I ...

Military Aviation

Aug 22 2017
F-35A Mini-Heritage Flight and First Lightning II at Selfridge ANGB for 100th Anniversary. The USAF F-35A Lightning II made histor...
Aug 21 2017
NASA is about to launch two retrofitted WB-57F aircraft to follow the shadow of the moon. The last of a long series of interesting...

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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