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Istrana preserved F-104

Sep 21 2008

On Sept. 8, Matteo Marianeschi visited Istrana where he discovered the following preserved F-104G. According to the information he got during the visit by a pilot, the aircraft had arrived from Dal Molin Museum in Vicenza during the summer. The ...

Italian F-16s in details!

Sep 19 2008

In order to answer to the many questions people always ask me through the site about the Italian F-16s, together with Pierpaolo Maglio, one of the greatest Viper’s expert, I’ve prepared the following article dealing with the story of the ...

Spanair 5022 crash video published by Elpais.com

Sep 18 2008

The Spanish newspaper El Paìs has just published on his website a video of the Spanair 5022 crash, recorded by the airport’ surveillance camera. Unfortunately the video is not clear as it shows the aircraft rotating after a long take ...

Varazze Airshow

Sep 17 2008

A few days ago I discussed about airshows performed above the surface of the water (see Air displays above the water: a “risky business”?). A really interesting air display is scheduled for Sept. 20 in Varazze, a village located on ...

Spanair 5022: flaps theory confirmed

Sep 17 2008

I’m now pretty sure that one of the best techniques to be used to analyse the aviation crashes is to think to the “deadly precedents”. On Aug 23 I provided in this article Spanair 5022: a video doesn’t show any explosion. ...

Alitalia: was the Pope flight the final chapter?

Sep 16 2008

AZ4000 (the same used for the visit in Australia) was the radio callsign and flight number used by the Alitalia A-321 that brought the Pontiff to Paris for his Pastoral visit in France. Benedict XVI, arriving from Castel Gandolfo on ...

Military Aviation

Nov 21 2018
New F-35A Demo May Transition from Heritage Flight to Solo F-35A Demo. The U.S. Air Force has posted limited information about a n...
Nov 19 2018
This is the JSF’s first “Elephant Walk”. According to the Hill Air Force Base FB page this is happening now: F-3...

Drones

Nov 04 2018
A drone with a significant resemblance to the Northrop Grumman X-47B has been unveiled at China’s biggest airshow. A new dro...
Aug 06 2018
Drone attack on President Maduro caught on video. According to press reports and official reports two drones armed with explosives...

Aviation Safety / Air Crashes

Nov 19 2018
“The Accident Investigation Board (AIB) president found by a preponderance of evidence that the cause of the accident was pi...
Nov 14 2018
One Pilot Confirmed Dead, One Hospitalized in Latest USAF Trainer Crash. One crew member is confirmed dead and another hospitalize...

Rogue States

Nov 10 2018
A Look Back at the F-35Bs deployed to the Middle East on the 243rd Birthday of the USMC. Today is the 243rd Anniversary of the Uni...
Nov 08 2018
Russia’s Newest Fifth Generation Fighter Dances Behind An-12 In Unique Photo-Op. Great video of Russia’s latest Sukhoi Su-57 f...

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