Safe Emergency Beach Landing: C-172
SubmittedSafe landing on the beach in Ft. Lauderdale (KFLL – actually Dania, FL) of a 172; video has pretty good view of the landing on a soft field / sand. (wsvn.com) More...
Finland detects GPS disturbance near Russia's Kaliningrad
SubmittedTime to brush up on VOR navigation... if so lucky to still have them operating along your route. (finance.yahoo.com) More...
Pentagon crafts three-way plan to scrap dozens of older A-10 planes
SubmittedSeems the oldest of the aircraft are being -- retired -- and I would guess become spare part beds for those that remain. (news.yahoo.com) More...
Sad news: US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off Japan
SubmittedSad news from military (USMC) crash from a few days ago. (news.yahoo.com) More...
Brownsville, TX area -- KHRL - FAA grants airport permission to extend runway
SubmittedWhile not physically in Brownsville, TX (actually located in Harlingen), nearest city I typically think of in this region of Texas is Brownsville. Can not think of any of airports currently getting longer runways (correct if wrong...); from article -- The $15.5 million construction project will lengthen the runway (17R/35L) from 8,301 feet to 9,400 feet. It is one of three runways in use at the airport. -- (www.yahoo.com) More...
Cairn Energy sues Air India to enforce $1.2 billion arbitration award
SubmittedBusiness stuff with Air India; found this claim in lawsuit / article as significant --- The lawsuit argued that the carrier as a state-owned company, is "legally indistinct from the state itself". "The nominal distinction between India and Air India is illusory and serves only to aid India in improperly shielding its assets from creditors like (Cairn)," the filing said. --- Will be interesting to see how this ends up. (finance.yahoo.com) More...
Graphene-based, meringue-like material dampens airplane engine noise
SubmittedSome potential new tech for engine noise (and other?) suppression for engines; wonder if this may be useful for super sonic flight or stealth(y) aircraft. --- When scientists tested the new aerogel material's sound absorption abilities, they successfully reduced the roar of an airplane engine by 16 decibels, making a jumbo jet sound more like a hair dryer. -- (www.upi.com) More...
Russian Flight from Moscow, (DME) Russian Federation into EU Airspace
SubmittedCan someone explain this Russian flight being shown as departing from Moscow(DME), Russian Federation to where? Is this just a fake flight through Belarus into Poland I am seeing.... Volga-dnepr 5960 -- VDA5960 / VI5960 today March 15, 2022 (flightaware.com) More...
F-35 pilots act as air aggressors for first time at Nellis exercise
SubmittedFrom UPI: F-35 (guessing 'A') are now getting into the mix. Wonder if the are modified in anyway; i.e. would they put on some reflectors trying to mimic another aircraft? (www.upi.com) More...
American MD-80s are enrolling in college this semester
SubmittedSome more of these work horses (I always enjoyed riding in as a passenger) getting a bit more use.... (thepointsguy.com) More...
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