Revealed: US Air Force Is Planning to Build a Super A-10 Warthog
SubmittedThe Air Force is beginning to work on how fast, lethal, durable and capable a new “A-10”-like aircraft would need to be in order to provide U.S. military ground troops with effective close-air support for decades to come. Translation: The Air Force is admitting the F-35 won't get the job done. (nationalinterest.org) More...
'Obsolete' Warthogs head to Iraq
SubmittedGood article with some poignant comments on not just the weapons system but the overall management of the types of wars we now face. (www.americanthinker.com) More...
How to thwart a gunman at 29,000 feet, by the only pilot who ever did
SubmittedGreat story of an El Al pilot thwarting not just a hijacking in 1970 but all the bureaucratic/diplomatic complications of returning to London with a dead Muslim on board. (www.timesofisrael.com) More...
Pilot in tears after choir surprises him on his retirement flight:'May God hold in you the palm of His hand'
SubmittedThere wasn't a dry eye outside gate K5 at Chicago O'Hare airport when an American Airlines pilot was surprised after his retirement flight from Dublin, Ireland with an Irish blessing (www.foxnews.com) More...
Private helicopter pilot performs jaw-dropping rescue of stranded tourist 2000m up on the mountainside
SubmittedAmazing....watch the video...this guy has must have anti-freeze for blood. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...
Air France plane grounded after technicians noticed 30 screws were missing from wing... after FIVE days of flights
SubmittedAn Air France jet flew for five days before ground crews noticed that 30 screws were missing from one of its wings. The Airbus A340 plane had undergone routine maintenance in China, before flying to Paris and then on to the US before the potentially disastrous blunder was finally spotted. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...
Pilots play Santa, deliver gifts to Michigan foster kids
SubmittedThe skies over Oakland County were busy Saturday with an estimated 250 flights by aircraft of all sizes taking off with gifts for foster children across Michigan. It’s called Operation Good Cheer, a unique charitable effort in its 48th year sponsored by the nonprofit Child and Family Services of Michigan. (www.detroitnews.com) More...
Powered Flight Deck of Space Shuttle Endeavour
SubmittedThese rare photos capture the Flight Deck (cockpit) of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, fully powered for one of the final times. Just a few weeks later, at 9:58am EDT on May 11, Endeavour was powered down for the final time in history. It was the last of the three space shuttles to have power. (www.launchphotography.com) More...
VE Day: 92-year-old Second World War veteran flies Spitfire for first time in 70 years
SubmittedA 92-year-old Second World War veteran has flown a Spitfire aircraft for the first time in 70 years to mark VE Day. Obviously a tough lady. Posted to make Wayne feel young. (www.independent.co.uk) More...
Southwest Airlines passenger restrained and arrested after refusing to turn off his cell phone.
SubmittedAn altercation broke out on a Southwest Airlines flight after a passenger refused to turn off his cell phone. The incident occurred on Monday as the flight from Phoenix was coming into El Paso. (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...
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