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The Guided Missile Cruiser Moskva in the harbour of Civitavecchia

Feb 09 2008

The Guided Missile Cruiser “Moskva”, the flagship of the Russian Navy Black Sea Fleet, made a port visit to Civitavecchia (some 30 miles to the NW of Rome) with the Italian Frigate Maestrale before departing for a joint naval exercise ...

Another grounding story

Feb 08 2008

Looks like some fleets are suffering problems these days. On Feb. 3, an Hawaii Air National Guard F-15D, departed from Hickam AFB for a training alert mission, crashed in the Pacific, some 60NM to the South of Oahu. The pilot ejected ...

BA038, engine problems and WiFi/mobile phone interferences: is the B777 safe?

Feb 01 2008

Recently, a visitor left a comment to one of my posts dealing with the B777, actually it was a question. He was worried about the crash landing of the British Airways 038 and since he’s going to board a “triple ...

Voli spaziali low cost

Jan 31 2008

Alzi la mano chi non ha almeno una volta alzato gli occhi al cielo per contemplare un il firmamento, per osservare un’eclissi o cercare una stella cadente. Alcuni (ed io sono tra quelli) avranno certamente sognato di viaggiare tra le ...

AMX and F-15 grounded (with some differences)

Jan 28 2008

For the second time in the last 6 years, the Italian AMX fleet has been grounded by a judge for an investigation. This time the magistrate decided to stop the AMX because there would be elements, surfacing from the investigation ...

Was the B.777 FADEC deceived like the ADC of the F-16 that crashed in September?

Jan 25 2008

Another accident, involving a USAFE F-16CG of the 31st FW may have something in common with the near accident of the British Airways 038 at London Heathrow last week. As previously reported, one of the possible root causes of the ...

Military Aviation

Oct 19 2017
All Available Airborne Fire Fighting Assets Pressed into Service, Fires Continue. A massive combined military and contract air ope...
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...

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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