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Boeing 747 Cargo Jet Skids Off Runway on Landing at Canada's Halifax Airport
The Boeing 747 wound up on a slight incline far off the runway, about 50 meters (yards) from a fence marking the airport perimeter Taken on Nov. 7, 2018 the incredible video in this post, which appeared on CBC Nova Scotia Facebook Page, shows a Boeing 747 cargo plane after it had skidded off the runway while landing at Halifax...
Previously unreleased video shows A400M crash at Seville in 2015video
Spanish investigators have found that Airbus and European safety authorities were warned in late 2014 of a software vulnerability in the A400M cargo plane that was similar to a weakness that contributed to a fatal crash seven months later Brought to my attention by David Santamaría Sanz, a reader of The Aviation Geek Club, the horrific previously unreleased Euro Press...
The story of the C-5 pilot who was saved by his guardian angel twice in the same mission
"On this winter C-5 mission to Bodo, Norway, he (she?) saved me twice," Jay Lacklen, former C-5 pilot Jay Lacklen is a former C-5 pilot with 12,500 flying hours and the author of two books, Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot’s Journey and Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot’s Journey Volume Two: Military Airlift Command. He’s working on the last book...
Video shows first KC-390 prototype after runway excursion
Embraer says the crew are safe and uninjured. The extent of any damage to the KC-390 was not immediately available. The first KC-390 prototype had a runway excursion at the Embraer Unidade Gavião Peixoto Airport on May 5, 2018. Embraer says the crew are safe and uninjured. An investigation has started to determine the cause. Noteworthy Gavião Peixoto is Embraer's military aircraft...
C-5M Super Galaxy lands with nose gear up at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland
The C-5M Super Galaxy nose gear is said to have malfunctioned during the training flight A C-5M assigned to the 433rd Airlift Wing landed with its nose gear up at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland on Mar. 15. According News4Sanantonio the aircraft was returning to base from on a local training mission. The nose gear is said to have malfunctioned during the training flight,...
The taxi runs tested the structural integrity and movement of C-5's new engines and pylons under rough conditions Taken on Aug. 2, 2006 the impressive picture in this post shows a C-5 Galaxy taxing across a series of ramps laid out on Rogers Dry Lakebed as part of its Reliability Enhancement and Re-Engining Program (RERP). The taxi runs tested the...
Watch Indian Air Force C-130J cargo aircraft operating from a road runway for the very first time
This has been not only the first time that a C-130J lands on Agra-Lucknow Expressway, but also the first time that an Indian Air Force transport aircraft take part in this kind of exercise Taken on Oct. 25, 2017, the interesting video in this post show Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft kicking off the third road runway exercise on a...
The LM-100J is the 17th different mission capability developed for the C-130J Super Hercules and it is an updated version of the L-100 cargo aircraft, which Lockheed Martin produced from 1964-1992 LM-100J commercial freighter program recently marked yet another successful achievement with the first flight of the second production LM-100J cargo plane on Oct. 11, 2017. "The flight was outstanding and...
USAF retires its last C-5A
This C-5A has been in operation for over 44 years and has over 22,500 flight hours and more than 5,470 full-stop landings The U.S. Air Force (USAF) has retired the last of its C-5A Galaxy airlifters. As you can see in the photos of this post the aircraft landed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (AFB), Ariz., to be retired to the...
If the Kawasaki C-2 sale to UAE went through, it would be the first export of a weapon system built in Japan As reported by the Nikkei, the United Arab Emirates has approached Japan to buy a unspecified number of Kawasaki C-2 transport aircraft. Both sides have to conclude a treaty regarding the transfer of defense equipment and technology before the...