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Spanair 5022: latest update

Aug 26 2008

In the last couple of days, new details about the Spanair 5022 surfaced, each one pointing to a different cause of the crash or possible description of the catastrophic chain of events that led to the accident. The first one was ...

The MM6833 mistery solved

Aug 25 2008

My previous post dealing with the so-called Warner Village F-104 that I published here: http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2008/08/15/the-mm6833-or-6785-mistery/ ended with the following question: “Which F-104 was on the truck on May 9 2008 and where was it going?”. Well, after investigating a lot, I finally can ...

Spanair 5022: a video doesn't show any explosion. Did the MD82 stall before hitting the ground?

Aug 23 2008

Speculations about the possible causes of the Spanair 5022 crash on Aug. 20 continue. According to the Spanish newspaper El Pais, a security camera at Madrid-Barajas airport recorded the MD82 take off. The video, that has not been released to ...

Spanair 5022 accident in Madrid: which possible cause?

Aug 21 2008

On Aug 20, at 14.45LT a Spanair flight JK5022, from Madrid-Barajas to Las Palmas (Gran Canarias), crashed shortly after take off from runway 36L. The MD82 (EC-HFP) had 164 passengers and 9 crew on board; 153 died in the accident. ...

The daily Qantas emergency

Aug 16 2008

If you check the news reports these days, you will find that the company that has been experiencing the majority of the failures and (minor) problems in this period is Qantas airlines. On Aug. 13 a B747-300 was flying from ...

The MM6833 (or 6785) mistery

Aug 15 2008

A few days ago, I explained in another post (http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2008/08/01/tracking-the-mm6833-or-6785/) that Matteo Marianeschi sent me some pictures of a truck that was carrying the MM6833 on May 9, 2008, on the A1 highway, next to Arezzo, Tuscany. The F-104 appeared ...

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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