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The F-104 (?) drag chute mistery

Apr 03 2008

In 2005 I bought an item that was sold as an F-104 drag chute. The seller claimed it was a 1969 Starfighter drag chute but as soon as I received it I found it very strange because it hadn’t the ...

Pratica di Mare 02.04.08

Apr 03 2008

Here are a few pictures taken on Apr. 2 at Pratica di Mare airport by Giovanni Maduli:

Spring Flag build-up in progress

Apr 02 2008

From Apr. 1, the aircraft taking part in the Spring Flag 2008 have been arriving in the two Deployable Operating Base (DOB) of the Exercise: Decimomannu is the DOB for the assets that have been assigned to the “coalition party”, ...

Delta in-flight safety video: the power of (some kind of) communication

Mar 26 2008

Delta Airlines recently uploaded an aviation in-flight safety video to Youtube. The video is similar to those broadcasted on every commercial flight before departure but it is for sure one of the most watched ever. First of all, it was uploaded ...

USAF vs Information Leakage

Mar 21 2008

The USAF decided to deny the access some websites, the ones containing the word “blog” (and a few others according to the information provided on some forums and websites on the Internet), to its personnel in order to prevent some ...

Was the BA038 jammed by Gordon Brown's motorcade?

Mar 19 2008

I was informed about one of the most intriguing theories heard so far dealing with the BA038 crash landing, by Scott, a visitor who wrote an interesting comment on one of my previous posts dealing with the G-YMMM accident. Here’s ...

Military Aviation

Apr 20 2018
Fallon has been called by some (the late George Hall mainly, in its Superbase books series) the “supercarrier in the desert&...
Apr 18 2018
“Think of the Apple computer when it was first built in the 1970s and the iPhone now. That is the difference we are talking ...

Drones

Feb 28 2018
Photos shot from UFO Seekers allegedly show unknown, triangular object interacting with two U.S. Air Force F-16s. But it’s p...
Feb 16 2018
One of the RQ-4B Global Hawk drone converted into EQ-4 has logged 20,000 flight hours operating as a “flying gateway” ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Apr 19 2018
Accident Investigation Focuses on CFM56-7B Engine. Navy P-8A Uses Same Engine. Media around the world is acknowledging Southwest A...
Apr 16 2018
Unofficial Sources Say F-22 Acting as Adversary at NAS Fallon Had Flame-Out. A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor from the 3rd Air Force W...

Rogue States

Apr 16 2018
Baltic Air Policing is a regular mission held in the Baltic area, with the air policing assets stationed in Siauliai, Lithuania, a...
Apr 14 2018
Pentagon Publishes Effective Strike Data. Russia Claims 71 Cruise Missiles Downed. The United States, France and the United Kingdo...

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