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by Richard Cranium
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Rare de Havilland Venom Destroyed, Pilot Killed
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Rare de Havilland Venom Destroyed, Pilot Killed

Rare de Havilland Venom Destroyed, Pilot Killed by Mark Huber - July 21, 2018, 9:08 PM One of less than a half dozen airworthy de Havilland DH 112 Venoms in the world was destroyed when it crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Friday afternoon. The 1957 military jet crashed into a Wisconsin dair...
by Richard Cranium
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: UAE Airlines in Talks With South African Airways, City Press Says
Replies: 1
Views: 48

UAE Airlines in Talks With South African Airways, City Press Says

UAE Airlines in Talks With South African Airways, City Press Says By: Felix Njinion: 22 July 2018||In: Aviation http://businessweekme.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/South-African-Airways.jpg Two United Arab Emirates airlines have held talks with South African Airways, which has said it urgently nee...
by Richard Cranium
Sat May 27, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: LET410 down Nepal
Replies: 4
Views: 257

LET410 down Nepal

Status: Preliminary Date: Saturday 27 May 2017 Time: ca 14:00 Type: https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/graphics/ICAOtype/L410.gif Let L-410UVP-E20 Operator: Summit Air Registration: 9N-AKY C/n / msn: 2917 First flight: 2014 Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3 Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 To...
by Richard Cranium
Sat May 13, 2017 12:24 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: The untold story of QF72: What happens when 'psycho' automation leaves pilots powerless?
Replies: 0
Views: 335

The untold story of QF72: What happens when 'psycho' automation leaves pilots powerless?

The untold story of QF72: What happens when 'psycho' automation leaves pilots powerless? For the first time, the captain of the imperilled Qantas Flight 72 reveals his horrific experience of automation's dark side: when one computer "went psycho" and put more than 300 passengers at risk. ...
by Richard Cranium
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Rotor Section
Topic: New "Flying Car" concept
Replies: 1
Views: 291

New "Flying Car" concept

[bbvideo=560,315]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYBZxEvd9Lo[/bbvideo]
by Richard Cranium
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: George Airport upgraded to host private jet owner wanting to safari in the Karoo
Replies: 3
Views: 260

George Airport upgraded to host private jet owner wanting to safari in the Karoo

George Airport upgraded to host private jet owner wanting to safari in the Karoo Cape Town – George Airport in the Western Cape can now accommodate larger aircraft. This after it received exemption from the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority (SACCA) to upgrade from a CAT 7 aerodrome to a CAT 8 a...
by Richard Cranium
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: The Most Powerful Helicopter on the Planet
Replies: 1
Views: 163

The Most Powerful Helicopter on the Planet

[bbvideo=853,480]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxJfxZsrOKQ[/bbvideo]
by Richard Cranium
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Airbus A320-211 bird strike
Replies: 6
Views: 322

Air Zimbabwe Airbus A320-211 bird strike

Date: 30-JAN-2017 Time: unknown Type: https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/graphics/ICAOtype/A321.gif Airbus 321-211 Owner/operator: Air Zimbabwe Registration: Z-WPN C/n / msn: 1973 Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: unknown Other fatalities: 0 Airplane damage: Minor Category: Minor incident Location...
by Richard Cranium
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200 Missing (239 onboard) Update: debris found off Mozambique and on South African beaches
Replies: 244
Views: 12711

Re: Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200 Missing (239 onboard) Update: debris found off Mozambique and on South African beac

Push to scour ‘highly likely’ MH370 zone as Boeing urged to pay The Australian12:00AM January 28, 2017 VICTORIA LAURIE ReporterPerth The leader of the just-ended underwater hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Paul Kennedy, believes the aircraft can and will be found, saying he could quickly as...
by Richard Cranium
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Cost of regulating SA's unlicensed airstrips called into question
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Cost of regulating SA's unlicensed airstrips called into question

Cost of regulating SA's unlicensed airstrips called into question 2017-01-27 11:42 - Selene Brophy Cape Town - The South African Civil Aviation Authority’s (SACAA) plan to make all airstrips licensed and firefighter compliant in South Africa has ruffled the luxury safari industry - with some statin...
by Richard Cranium
Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: B407 down in CAR
Replies: 1
Views: 307

B407 down in CAR

Date: 24-JAN-2017 Time: evening Type: https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/graphics/ICAOtype/B407.gif Bell 407 Owner/operator: Private Registration: ZS-RPC C/n / msn: 53365 Fatalities: Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3 Other fatalities: 0 Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: Chinko ...
by Richard Cranium
Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Egypt Air A300 airprox in Belgium
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Egypt Air A300 airprox in Belgium

French investigators have detailed a serious airprox incident in which an EgyptAir Airbus A300-600 freighter climbed through its assigned altitude. The aircraft (SU-GAY) had been operating from Ostend to Cairo on 1 January this year, and had been cleared to climb to 21,000ft. French investigation a...
by Richard Cranium
Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: C206 missing in Zimbabwe?
Replies: 18
Views: 472

Zim Plane Crash - Leading Gold Producer Claims Ownership of Cargo

Zim Plane Crash - Leading Gold Producer Claims Ownership of Cargo A leading gold producer, developer and explorer in southern Africa, Metallon Corporation, has claimed ownership of the gold that was being transported by a private plane that crash-landed in southern Zimbabwe on Tuesday, putting to r...
by Richard Cranium
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: PE aviation school flies flag
Replies: 2
Views: 152

PE aviation school flies flag

PE aviation school flies flag January 7, 2017 Shaun Gillham http://i2.wp.com/www.heraldlive.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Airbus.jpg?resize=300%2C189 ALMOST REAL: Attie Niemann inside the new Airbus simulator that has arrived at PTC Aviation for training purposes Picture: Judy de Vega Training t...
by Richard Cranium
Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Drunk Citilink (Indonesia) Captain caught on camera
Replies: 4
Views: 280

Drunk Citilink (Indonesia) Captain caught on camera

Drunk Captain goes through security, does not get stopped: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGQFua-bQcM Makes it to the flight deck and starts arguing with his First Officer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HPbIdL0Ncg Passengers reportedly noticed the Captain slurring his words while he was making ann...
by Richard Cranium
Tue Dec 27, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Jet Airways B738 at Goa runway excursion during rejected takeoff
Replies: 15
Views: 491

Jet Airways B738 at Goa runway excursion during rejected takeoff

Accident: Jet Airways B738 at Goa on Dec 27th 2016, runway excursion during rejected takeoff By Simon Hradecky, created Tuesday, Dec 27th 2016 11:11Z, last updated Tuesday, Dec 27th 2016 11:15Z A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800, registration VT-JBG performing flight 9W-2374 from Goa to Mumbai (India) wi...
by Richard Cranium
Sat Oct 08, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200 Missing (239 onboard) Update: debris found off Mozambique and on South African beaches
Replies: 244
Views: 12711

Re: Malaysia Airlines MH370 B777-200 Missing (239 onboard) Update: debris found off Mozambique and on South African beac

Mauritius found debris confirmed to be from MH370 http://www.thestar.com.my/~/media/online/2016/10/07/19/16/mainx_alc_0810_locationspdf.ashx?h=598&w=620&la=en Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has confirmed that the piece of debris recovered from Mauritius in April originated fro...
by Richard Cranium
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Swazi Airways to commence operations
Replies: 8
Views: 397

Swazi Airways to commence operations

Swazi Airways to commence operations 08 October 2016 Swazi Airways is planning to commence scheduled passenger operations early next month with weekly flights from its Manzini King Mswati III Int'l hub to Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg. Further routes in the planning are Harare and Dubai. The a...
by Richard Cranium
Sat Oct 08, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: 737 hard landing
Replies: 5
Views: 298

737 hard landing

[bbvideo=560,315]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsvSwDWGG0g[/bbvideo]