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More pictures from the 20° Gruppo Change of Command

Mar 12 2008

Here are some more pictures from Adriano Bonelli about the 20° Gruppo Change of Command that took place at Grosseto on Mar 10.

Grosseto 10.03.08: 20° Gruppo Change of Command

Mar 11 2008

On Mar. 10, Grosseto airbase hosted a ceremony to celebrate the Change of Command of the 20th Gruppo between the outgoing, Maj. Marco Amort, and the incoming, Maj. Andrea Truppo. Interestingly, I know Maj. Andrea Truppo, since I flew with ...

BA038 crash landing investigation update

Mar 07 2008

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has recently published a Special Bulletin (that is available here) dealing with the BA038 incident at London Heathrow. Even if the investigation is still underway, the bulletin is particularly interesting since it indicates that ...

Lufthansa A320 wingstrike at Hamburg

Mar 04 2008

I’ve been receiving a lot of questions dealing with the LH Airbus 320 D-AIQP crosswind landing incident occurred on Mar. 1 at Hamburg airport. For those who don’t know yet what happened, I suggest having a look at the following ...

Fiumicino (LIRF / FCO) 24.02.08

Feb 26 2008

Some of the departures from RWY 25 between 11.55L and 12.46L.

GPS logger

Feb 21 2008

Recentemente ho avuto l’opportunità di testare in volo un GPS logger commerciale che mi ha consigliato Roberto Petagna di Aviopress, il quale ha avviato una vera e propria sperimentazione su questo tipo di apparati. Il GPS logger è un device ...

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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