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An Italian HH-3F crashes in France killing 8 POB

Oct 24 2008

On Oct. 23, at around 16.30LT (14.30 Zulu) an HH-3F belonging to the 84° CSAR (Centro SAR, SAR Center) based in Brindisi, crashed between Isle-en-Barrois and Vaubecourt, near Strasbourg, France, causing the loss of 8 POB (People On Board). The ...

G.222, C-27A, C-27J and AC-27J Stinger updates

Oct 24 2008

I had just finished to write an article dealing with the AC-27J Gunship Lite program, when I received a news article about the approval, granted by the Pentagon, for the purchase of 16 AC-27J aircraft equipped with either a ...

AC-27J Gunship Lite

Oct 23 2008

In a previous post (75.000 flight hours for the ItAF C-130J and first C-27J delivered to the US Army) I explained that two C-27J of the 98° Gruppo of the 46^ Brigata Aerea of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ...

International Fighter 2008

Oct 22 2008

On Nov. 5 and 6, the Istituto di Scienze Militari Aeronautiche (ISMA), Italian Air Force Institute of Military Aeronautical Sciences in Florence, as part of the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the institute, will host the International Fighter 2008 ...

Qantas 72 update: faulty data in the ADIRU 1

Oct 20 2008

Even if it is too early to have a full explaination of the causes of the Qantas flight QF72 plunge that caused many injuries (see also: “Qantas flight forced to land: is turbulence dangerous?”) the preliminary review of the data ...

75.000 flight hours for the ItAF C-130J and first C-27J delivered to the US Army

Oct 16 2008

As already written in the previous post ItAF C-130J Special Colour the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF) achieved 75.000 flight hours with its fleet of 22 Lockheed Martin C-130J, a record that includes the first combat missions flown ...

Military Aviation

Jun 19 2018
Space May Be the “Final Frontier” Of a New Global Conflict Among Superpowers. U.S. President Donald Trump launched a thousand ...
Jun 18 2018
Here are a couple of cool clips filmed from a privileged point of view. On Jun. 17, Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in Eau Claire...

Drones

Jun 10 2018
NBVC Point Mugu’s first two Triton drones commence operations (with interesting tail markings). On May 31, Unmanned Patrol S...
Jun 08 2018
In the Back Lot of the Pima Air & Space Museum You Can Discover History. 1547 Hrs. December 20, 2009. In the Back Storage Yard...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Jun 14 2018
The 10-mile long Holloman High Speed Test Track (HHSTT) is a United States Air Force aerospace ground test facility used to perfo...
Jun 11 2018
Condition of Pilot Unknown Following Rescue. It’s the sixth USAF crash since the beginning of 2018. A USAF F-15C Eagle belon...

Rogue States

Jun 18 2018
The new Tu-214ON has carried out a series of test flights in southwest Russia, close to the border with Ukraine. Tupolev is contin...
Jun 10 2018
Here’s yet another ultra-low pass of a Ukrainian combat aircraft. The following footage was reportedly filmed in 2014. It sh...

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