The SR-71 and now SR-72 get all the fame when it comes to spy planes. And yet, the CIA had its very own SR-71-looking spy plane as well. Meet the A-12: When CIA planners decided to update their aerial reconnaissance abilities, and replace the slow, vulnerable U-2 Dragon Lady, an advisory committee was formed to study proposed replacements. The […]
Day: June 13, 2022
Navy, Marine Aviation Takes ‘Safety Pause’ Today After Recent Crashes
After three recent crashes – two fatal – Naval Air Forces wants to review risk management and other practices.
US aircrew of cargo plane where Afghans fell to death cleared: report
It was reported the aircrew was cleared ten months after the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan, marking an end to the US war there.
One dead, five injured after plane crashes on Haulover bridge, hits car and catches fire
One person was killed and five others were injured, including two toddlers, after a small plane crash-landed on a bridge near Haulover Park on Saturday afternoon, striking an SUV and bursting into flames, authorities said.
Horrified tradies catch pilot’s insane crash landing in a field
An Australian pilot has survived an emergency crash landing which flipped his plane after the propeller on his small aircraft stopped working mid-flight.
VIDEO: Woman celebrates 99th birthday with a glider plane ride
There are more adventures the woman hopes to accomplish in her life.
Military Clears Crew of Plane That Took Flight as Afghans Fell to Their Deaths
Crowds of people had surged onto the runway at the airport in Kabul during the final days of the U.S. evacuation of Afghanistan.
The Mystery Venezuelan Plane Carrying IRGC Officers Grounded in Argentina
Last week the Argentine authorities retained a Venezuelan-owned cargo plane, citing US sanctions on Iran. Five Iranian crewmembers and f …
Swedish Air Force Pays Tribute To Spy Plane Crew Shot Down By Russia 70 Years Ago
Swedish spy flights over the Baltic Sea led to a violent response from the Soviet Union back in June 1952.
Mystery Pilot Flew Across Many European Countries, Intercepted by Fighter Jets – And, Disappeared
A mystery pilot flew across Europe with no contact, was intercepted by several fighter jets, and the pilot eventually disappeared.
What It’s Like Being a Flight Test Pilot
To celebrate Honeywell’s Boeing 757-200 testbed turning 40, meet our director of flight test operations and learn how this aircraft helps us innovate.
C-17 Crew Cleared After Civilians Clinging to Plane Fell to Their Deaths During Afghanistan Evacuation
It is not clear when Air Mobility Command and U.S. Central Command made their decision to clear the crew.
New Information About New Melones Plane Crash
The plane that crashed into New Melones Reservoir on Saturday was registered out of Bend, Oregon.
Accidents: June 2022
Preliminary and final accident reports, June 2022
Jordan airline debunks ‘plane hijacking’ video
A video of passengers attempting to storm a plane’s cockpit went viral in Jordan on Saturday, but the company said the footage was months-old and not of a hijacking.
Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Colorado Golf Course
A small plane crashed near the 4th hole of the Fox Hollow Golf Course in Lakewood today.
Small plane lands on Fox Hollow Golf Course in Lakewood
Although golfers were playing at the time of the landing, nobody in the plane or on the golf course were injured, officials said.
Light aircraft emergency as plane sends urgent 7700 Squawk code at 1500ft
A PLANE has sent a 7700 Squawk code at 1500ft indicating an emergency situation.
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Plane crashed in Henry County on Saturday, FAA confirms
Officials said a twin-engine Piper PA-23 crashed just after Noon on Saturday.
These drones can avoid midair collisions by listening for other aircraft
How do you get a drone to recognize that it could be hit by another aircraft? For Zipline, the solution involves eight microphones.
Police hunting for parents of two little girls found on their own in town
The two girls were found in the coastal town of Lowestoft, in Suffolk, at roughly 9.30am, with Suffolk Police sharing an appeal on social media in a bid to reunite them with their parents
NASA is flying 13 miles above Kansas to study severe thunderstorms, effect on climate
The plane flies “about twice as high as an airliner usually flies.”
Ukrainian defenders down Russia’s Su-34 plane in Kharkiv Region
The anti-aircraft missile units of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have shot down Russia’s Su-34 bomber aircraft in Kharkiv Region. — Ukrinform.