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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 ...

BA038 crash pictures

Jan 23 2008

Three high resolution pictures of the British Airways B.777 crash landing at London Heathrow airport on Jan. 17th were published in the last days around the Internet. Those images were taken from a perimeter road by David Spalton who was ...

Military Aviation

Nov 21 2017
One Crewmember Survives Trainer Crash. A U.S. Air Force Northrop T-38 Talon two-seat, supersonic advanced trainer crashed on Monda...
Nov 20 2017
U.S. F-22 Raptor Stealth Aircraft Carried Out First Raid In Afghanistan. “Over the past 24 hours, U.S. and Afghan forces con...

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 21 2017
Aerodynamic heating at Mach 6.72 (4,534 mph) almost melted the airframe. On Oct. 3 1967 the North American X-15A-2 serial number 5...
Nov 21 2017
One Crewmember Survives Trainer Crash. A U.S. Air Force Northrop T-38 Talon two-seat, supersonic advanced trainer crashed on Monda...

Rogue States

Nov 20 2017
U.S. F-22 Raptor Stealth Aircraft Carried Out First Raid In Afghanistan. “Over the past 24 hours, U.S. and Afghan forces con...
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...

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