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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 ...

Lufthansa 044 wingstrike: how the newspapers changed their opinion

Mar 16 2008

I think that the wingstrike at Hamburg was most probably caused by a pilot mistake in the “decrab” of the A320 just before touching down. My opinion is based only on the analysis of the famous video made by a ...

Trip report: Rome Fiumicino (FCO) – New York JFK (JFK) Round-Trip

Mar 14 2008

Wednesday, 27 February 2008 Rome Fiumicino (FCO) – New York John F. Kennedy (JFK) Flight: AZ 610 Scheduled departure time: 13:50 Type of aircraft: Boeing B 767-343/ER Registration: EI-CRM “Amerigo Vespucci”

Since I preferred flying directly to NYC, as I had already done in 2005, I ...

Preparing for the Spring Flag 2008

Mar 13 2008

The Spring Flag (SF) is the Italian Air Force’s most important annual day and night exercise. The main objective of the Exercise, organized and managed by the COFA (Comando Operativo Forze Aeree) in Poggio Renatico (Ferrara), is to verify the ...

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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