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by stratofreighter
29 Aug 2017, 17:23
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: Sukhoi and MiG to merge into a single division in 2019....
Replies: 1
Views: 1527

Sukhoi and MiG to merge into a single division in 2019....

...it was already on the cards for some time now... Moscow's government-operated TASS press bureau http://tass.com/economy/961840 Russian minister announces imminent merger of Sukhoi and MiG aircraft companies Business & Economy August 24, 16:02 UTC+3 The changes would not affect world-famous br...
by stratofreighter
28 Aug 2017, 17:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Pilatus is to stop PC-6 Porter production in 2019....
Replies: 1
Views: 679

Pilatus is to stop PC-6 Porter production in 2019....

https://www.pilatus-aircraft.com/en/news-events/media-release/pilatus-discontinues-production-of-the-legendary-pilatus-porter-pc-6 Media Release 28.08.2017 The End of an Era: Pilatus Discontinues Production of the Legendary Pilatus Porter PC-6 It brought fame to the Pilatus name worldwide – the Pila...
by stratofreighter
25 Aug 2017, 13:06
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Trivia 2017 (miscellaneous news)
Replies: 371
Views: 79193

Re: Trivia 2017 (miscellaneous news)

http://nypost.com/2017/08/24/pilot-freaks-out-passengers-with-horrific-tornado-warning/ :twisted: :mrgreen: :shock: Ladies and gentlemen, buckle up for some tornadoes! The pilot of a Newark-bound United flight delivered a chilling warning that kicked up a storm among his terrified passengers, accord...
by stratofreighter
24 Aug 2017, 23:20
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL downed near Donetsk, Ukraine
Replies: 492
Views: 159895

Re: Malaysia B772 flight MH17 AMS-KUL crashed near Donetsk, Ukraine

...not holding my breath... :roll: http://tass.com/world/961903 International investigators receive additional data on MH17 crash from Russia World August 24, 20:34 THE HAGUE, August 24. /TASS/. International investigators have received additional radar data from Russia on Malaysia Airlines jet cras...
by stratofreighter
24 Aug 2017, 11:46
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 22aug2017: Ilyushin IL76 destroyed two houses, gear collapse
Replies: 0
Views: 617

22aug2017: Ilyushin IL76 destroyed two houses, gear collapse

...see
http://avherald.com/h?article=4ad656c2&opt=0
Accident: Transavia Export IL76 at Juba and Entebbe on Aug 22nd 2017, destroys two houses during go around in Juba, gear collapse in Entebbe
by stratofreighter
08 Aug 2017, 19:04
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 08aug2017: F-18 Super Hornet intentionally harassed by Iranian drone near USS Nimitz carrier............................
Replies: 4
Views: 2692

08aug2017: F-18 Super Hornet intentionally harassed by Iranian drone near USS Nimitz carrier............................

https://news.usni.org/2017/08/08/iranian-drone-harasses-fa-18e-super-hornet-preparing-land-uss-nimitz UPDATED: Iranian Drone Harasses F/A-18E Super Hornet Preparing to Land on USS Nimitz August 8, 2017 12:24 PM This post has been updated to include U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s official statem...
by stratofreighter
04 Aug 2017, 14:09
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 04aug2017 pics: "Terreur/Revolutie" being towed by aircraft over Dutch town with 40,000 inhabitants...
Replies: 0
Views: 558

04aug2017 pics: "Terreur/Revolutie" being towed by aircraft over Dutch town with 40,000 inhabitants...

...yes, this caused quite a stir :!: Photo: http://www.omroepzeeland.nl/nieuws/100059/Terreur-vliegtuigje-in-Middelburg-is-kunstproject Text: http://www.pzc.nl/zeeuws-nieuws/vliegtuig-met-spandoek-terreur-revolutie-zorgt-voor-commotie-in-middelburg~a135dd09/ Vliegtuig met spandoek 'terreur/revolutie...
by stratofreighter
04 Aug 2017, 13:22
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: a VERY low cross-country flying Croatian Air Force Pilatus PC-9, video ................................................
Replies: 0
Views: 1618

a VERY low cross-country flying Croatian Air Force Pilatus PC-9, video ................................................

...yep, it was all over the news in Croatia last week. :!: And also internationally noted in many places. If these pilots were still in service in the Croatian Air Force they would most probably now have lost their "wings", being grounded for extremely dangerous low flying.... :shock: http...
by stratofreighter
26 Jul 2017, 15:04
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: July 2017 Sint Maarten pics: throwing a ball towards a very low landing Boeing 767. Close or not?
Replies: 0
Views: 1218

July 2017 Sint Maarten pics: throwing a ball towards a very low landing Boeing 767. Close or not?

...not sure about this one... :| The source seems legit , but was it really THAT close :?: https://www.trymodern.com/article/2391/st-maarten-beach-goer-throws-ball-at-incoming-aircraft took its' photos from https://www.facebook.com/Commissionerrtgh/posts/10159111671515416?pnref=story / https://www.f...
by stratofreighter
25 Jul 2017, 19:50
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 22jul2017: Air India A320 Airbus crew "forgot to select gear up", emergency landing due fuel exhaustion.................
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

22jul2017: Air India A320 Airbus crew "forgot to select gear up", emergency landing due fuel exhaustion.................

...a rather strange story... :| http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/ai-plane-flies-with-wheels-out-forced-to-land-early/articleshow/59747345.cms sparked off discussions at http://www.pprune.org/rumours-news/597483-boy-s-noisy-here.html and http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=...
by stratofreighter
20 Jul 2017, 22:16
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 20jul2017 Manchester: Saudi B-787 landed with stuck flaps, video of ACTUAL touchdown....................................
Replies: 1
Views: 915

Re: 20jul2017 Manchester: Saudi B-787 to land with stuck flaps....

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 787-900, registration HZ-ARC performing flight SV-123 ...continues at http://avherald.com/h?article=4abe3415&opt=0 ...and the clip below shows the actual landing -and touchdown. No, not from Airlive.net , I promise... ;) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUYUuB1tc0c...
by stratofreighter
20 Jul 2017, 16:22
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Summer 2017: Denim Air reincarnation into "Air Hollandia" with a Fokker 100...
Replies: 5
Views: 2973

Re: Summer 2017: Denim Air reincarnation into "Air Hollandia" with a Fokker 100...

http://skyliner-aviation.de/viewphoto.main?LC=nav2&picid=9998 Photo by: Björn van der Velpen (Date: 18.07.2017) Airline: Air Hollandia [PH-ABW] Type: Fokker 100 Airport: Netherlands, Maastricht (MST) Comment: Air Hollandia als Neuanfang der Denim Air will mit dieser Fokker 100 an den Start gehen...
by stratofreighter
14 Jul 2017, 14:53
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 2017: former terrorist-hijacked Lufthansa B-737 bought by German government for museum, developments...
Replies: 0
Views: 516

2017: former terrorist-hijacked Lufthansa B-737 bought by German government for museum, developments...

...and a "local correspondent" is keeping us abreast of any developments at http://forum.scramble.nl/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=129921 . The whole project to bring this Boeing 737-200 back to Germany from Brazil is going to cost a cool one million euros though. :shock: "Landshut" w...
by stratofreighter
07 Jul 2017, 22:30
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: Police has foiled an attempt to transport 11 illegals from Teuge (NL) via a Belgian airport to the U.K.
Replies: 10
Views: 1808

Re: Trivia 2017 (miscellaneous news)

Press release from the Netherlands (Openbaar Ministerie - OM - the Public Prosecutor's office): the Dutch Police has foiled an attempt to transport 11 illegals from Teuge (NL) via a Belgian airport to the U.K. https://www.om.nl/actueel/nieuwsbericht ... houdingen/ Thanks for the news passenger! I w...
by stratofreighter
04 Jul 2017, 16:25
Forum: Latest aviation news
Topic: 04jul2017 no exercise but for real: Dutch AH-64D Apache near Breda intercepted Swiss "hijacked" Mooney over "comm loss".
Replies: 1
Views: 795

04jul2017 no exercise but for real: Dutch AH-64D Apache near Breda intercepted Swiss "hijacked" Mooney over "comm loss".

...a different kind of QRA... ;) Mooney 20K HB-DHH was involved... Text by local public service government-subsidised broadcasting, i.e. not-for-profit/commercial. http://www.omroepbrabant.nl/?news/2668431023/Sportvliegtuigje+geeft+kapingsalarm+af+boven+Brabant+Apache+begeleidt+toestel.aspx / https:...
by stratofreighter
04 Jul 2017, 14:38
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: 01jul2017 pics: Chad Air Force jets damaged by strong winds, a rather sad sight....
Replies: 0
Views: 1521

01jul2017 pics: Chad Air Force jets damaged by strong winds, a rather sad sight....

Have an up-to-date virus-scanner / up-to-date computer/tablet/Phone system before visiting Tchadpages or Letchadanthropus! :idea: :!: http://www.tchadactuel.com/?p=15063 looks safe, cannot really vouch for the other two. :!: https://www.tchadpages.com/tchad-la-flotte-de-larmee-de-lair-du-dictateur-i...
by stratofreighter
04 Jul 2017, 14:09
Forum: Military aviation
Topic: RAF Airbus A330s on Falklands-Atlantic route avoiding Ascension Island potholed runway...
Replies: 3
Views: 2645

RAF Airbus A330s on Falklands-Atlantic route avoiding Ascension Island potholed runway...

https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/news/660/cpsprodpb/17F3D/production/_96790189_p057d2v3.jpg http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-40442318 Ascension Islanders left stranded after RAF halts flights Ascension Island, home to around 800 people, is even more cut off than it used to be after weekly flights linking the isl...