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HH-3F crash caused by the fracture of a main rotor's blade

Nov 18 2008

On Nov. 12, a first report about the HH-3F crash that costed the life of 8 POB (read also An Italian HH-3F crashes in France killing 8 POB & “Mammaiut”: all the ItAF HH-3Fs grounded) was published by the Aeronautica ...

Ryanair B737 crash lands in Ciampino after a birdstrike

Nov 11 2008

On Nov. 10, at 07.56 LT, a Ryanair B737 serialled EI-DYG, flying from Frankfurt to Rome as FR4102 suffered a serious bird strike during the final approach to the RWY 15 of the Rome-Ciampino airport. The aircraft, carrying 166 passengers, ...

The Troupe Azzurra

Nov 04 2008

“Troupe Azzurra” is the artistic name under which the team of photographers and video operators belonging to the CPA (Centro Produzione Audiovisivi) of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF), is known as. The “Troupe” was born in 1979 and ...

Podcast: Contrails or Chemtrails?

Nov 04 2008

Podcast 2: Contrails or Chemtrails?

Podcast: Airshows above the surface of the water

Oct 31 2008

Podcast 1: Airshows above the surface of the water

Flight Line Internet Radio

Oct 30 2008

I’ve recently started a contribution with FLIR, the Flight Line Internet Radio. I provide comments and articles dealing with the world of aviation that are aired by the first Internet-based radio station dedicated to aviation enthusiasts. FLIR is a radio ...

Military Aviation

Nov 17 2017
We Visited “Jedi Transition” to Learn If the Best Low-Flying Area in the U.S. Is in Danger. It is the African big game...
Nov 16 2017
The Newest Version of the Massive Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack Was Rolled-Out This Week. Russia has rolled out the latest upgrade of t...

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

Nov 15 2017
U.S. Air Force test pilot Maj. Michael J. Adams was killed during X-15 Flight 191 on Nov. 15, 1967. The North American X-15 was a ...
Nov 09 2017
Pilots of the KC-390 were only able to recover the aircraft 300 meters from the ground. Embraer has grounded the first prototype o...

Rogue States

Nov 16 2017
The Newest Version of the Massive Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack Was Rolled-Out This Week. Russia has rolled out the latest upgrade of t...
Nov 16 2017
Here are some interesting shots of U.S. Army attack choppers equipped with LAIRCM. U.S. Army AH-64E Apache attack choppers support...

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