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US Air 1549 vs Tuninter 1153: two differing ending ditchings

Feb 05 2009

Analysing the recent US1549 ditching in the Hudson River (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/tag/awe1549/), I explained that the success in the difficult splash down was the result of a perfect maneuver and luck. Even if I still believe that luck is important to ...

First Italian COMAO in Afghanistan

Jan 31 2009

On Jan 18, for the first time since the beginning of the Italian involvement in the Afghan theatre, the Joint Air Task Force (JATF) of the RC-W (Regional Command – West) planned and perfomed a complex COMAO (Combined Air Operation) ...

When Internet-based social networks provide aviation related ideas, images and information

Jan 30 2009

I’ve been recently invited to join a group named FLAPA. Actually FLAPA is an acronym standing for Flight Lunatic Almost Pilots Association and it is not a group by a sort of mailing list run by Stefano Perer. FLAPA started in ...

How to go Down Under with an Airbus 380 (saving some money)

Jan 27 2009

The title of this post could be deceiving. I’m not suggesting how to get an Airbus 380 inverted for aerobatic purposes. I was just providing an advice for those who want to visit Australia possibly reaching the Red Continent on ...

Airport Network Failures…

Jan 25 2009

Look at the following picture. It was taken by my friend Rage at the Terminal B of Barcelona airport on Jan 7, 2009. Can you notice something weird?

If you look closely, you can see a “NETWORK FAILURE” message among the ...

US Air 1549 update

Jan 22 2009

During the last few days many new details surfaced about the last 6 minutes (more or less) of US Air 1549 flight that ended with a successful textbook ditching of an Airbus 320 in the cold water of the Hudson ...

Military Aviation

Sep 21 2018
Photos show Marines F-35B aircraft carrying the external gun pod during exercise off the coast of Djibouti. For the last two weeks...
Sep 20 2018
Among all the other things, Tom Cruise Has Emergency “Flap Caution” Landing During “Top Gun” Sequel Filming. Hollywood act...

Drones

Aug 06 2018
Drone attack on President Maduro caught on video. According to press reports and official reports two drones armed with explosives...
Jun 28 2018
U.S. Navy’s MQ-4C “Triton” belonging to the Unmanned Patrol Squadron One Nine (VUP-19) DET Point Mugu conducted ...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Sep 19 2018
Accident is Eighth USAF Loss This Year, Second Trainer Crash in a Week. A U.S. Air Force T-6A Texan II single-engine, two-seat tur...
Sep 19 2018
The Il-20M was shot down off Syria shortly after an Israeli air strike had hit targets in the Latakia Province. Written with The A...

Rogue States

Sep 21 2018
Photos show Marines F-35B aircraft carrying the external gun pod during exercise off the coast of Djibouti. For the last two weeks...
Sep 18 2018
Confusion surrounds the causes of the loss. U.S. military says they believe the aircraft was shot down by Syrian Air Defense. Russ...

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