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VintageAirRally - Home

The vintageairrally<p>The VintageAirRally was born out of a desire to take very old aircraft and do incredible journeys with them. The aim is to …

Chosen

Bragging rights

While Steve Hinton Jr. didn’t claim the top spot in the Unlimited category at the 2017 Reno Air Races, he still maintains bragging rights — which …

Voodoo

A dangerous flight

<b>Dispatch from KSAF, Santa Fe, New Mexico</b>: By dawn’s early light I can see the silver fins of the stroker engine through the air intakes in the nose …

Santa Fe

Movie plane to be auctioned

A full-size Stampe SV.4 Biplane, tail section and character figures from Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award-winning adventure sequel Indiana Jones and …

Movies

Northern Lights Over Canada

The spectacular aurora borealis, or the “northern lights,” over Canada is sighted from the International Space Station near the highest point of its …

Northern Lights

Trump defende "destruição total" da Coreia do Norte se esta mantiver as ameaças

O Presidente norte-americano, Donald Trump, defendeu hoje que a única solução será "destruir totalmente" a Coreia do Norte caso o regime de Piongyang …

A Flying Car Is Taking off Near the Motor City

Detroit Flying Cars hopes to have its WD-1 in the air by next year.<p>How will the WD-1 differ from other vehicles and concepts that have been dubbed …

Transportation

Strega Wins Reno

The highly modified P-51 Strega flown by James Consalvi edged longtime rival Steve Hinton Jr. in Voodoo, another Mustang, in the gold unlimited class …

Voodoo

1,500-Hour Rule Relaxation Oppposed

It was one of several years in which gory accidents forced changes in the system. Today's feature offers an entertaining summary. More<p>Ah, what summer …

Productivity

High flying at Reno 2017

Jets full throttle onto the course in Jet Heat 1B.<p>Turning around the pylon in Sport Heat 1B are (from left) Peter Zaccagnino in Race 28, Chiwami …

Motorsport

Vídeos: Antonov An-2T cai durante evento aéreo na Rússia

Um show aéreo organizado no Aeroporto Chornoye, perto de Moscou, na Rússia, no último sábado (02), para comemorar os 70 anos da aeronave An-2T da …

Boeing 747 da KLM Volta a Saint Marteen

Infelizmente pelos piores motivos, o Boeing 747-400 da companhia holandesa KLM vai regressar a Saint Marteen. Uma pequena ilha das Caraíbas, situada …

New Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works Video Teases The Shape Of The Next-Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) Fighter

A new video provides a glimpse of the 6th Gen. fighter concept that could replace the F-22. But it’s probably not the real one…<p>A short clip just …

Aerospace

Flight Chops: Flying Inverted without Losing Your Lunch

The scariest part of my aerobatic flight over Oshkosh at AirVenture 2017 was undoubtedly the moment that Team Oracle’s Cameron Jaxheimer offered me …

Aviation

Country Star Troy Gentry’s Fatal Helicopter Crash Caused by Engine Control Issues

On Friday, September 8, country music star Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry passed away at a hospital following a helicopter crash at the Flying W …

Aviation

Avião com destino a Londres evacuado em Paris por “razões de segurança”

Um avião da British Airways que se preparava para descolar do Aeroporto Charles-de-Gaulle, em Paris, com destino a Heathrow, e Londres, foi evacuado …

Ryanair vai cancelar até 50 voos por dia nas próximas seis semanas - PÚBLICO

Singapore Retires The First A380 Ever Delivered

<b>MIAMI</b> — Singapore Airlines has withdrawn the first Airbus A380 ever delivered from their fleet. The aircraft, 9V-SKA, was delivered in October of …

Airlines

The Tragic Crash of Flight AF447 Shows the Unlikely but Catastrophic Consequences of Automation

The tragic crash of Air France 447 (AF447) in 2009 sent shock waves around the world. The loss was difficult to understand given the remarkable safety record of commercial aviation. How could a well-trained crew flying a modern airliner so abruptly lose control of their aircraft during a routine …

Aviation

North Korean passenger flight takes off 90 minutes after missile launch

A North Korean passenger flight took off from Pyongyang's international airport about an hour and a half after an intermediate-range ballistic missile was launched from the area.<p>Air Koryo flight 151 departed the airport for Beijing as scheduled at 8.30am local time. About 90 minutes prior to …

North Korea

Area 51 Crash Plane A Flanker?

For one thing, don't do anything, ever, anywhere unless you're ready to be a viral video star. More<p>Ah, what summer flying is all about. A Cub on …

Area 51

How to follow Cassini’s end of mission

Science during Cassini’s descent<p><b>Good to know:</b><p>It takes about 83 minutes for radio signals to travel across the 1.4 billion km between Earth and Saturn.<p>…

Space Exploration

Somme snapshot

Another day<p>Take a minute to think about everything you’ve done in the past eleven weeks, going right back to the start of July. Now – how long does …

Military History

Reno: Day 1

The crew works on Vic McMann’s AT-6A “Gunslinger,” Race 66.<p>The T6G, “Six-Cat,” Race 6 in the T6 Class.<p>Argonaut, Unlimited Racer 114 with Sherman …

Elections

Pilot overprimes engine, resulting in fire

The pilot reported that he landed the Piper PA-28 at an airport near Pittsburg, Pa., and parked it to address an in-flight anomaly with his headset. …

Aviation

Cassini concludes pioneering mission at Saturn

Cassini grand finale<p>15 September 2017<p>The international Cassini mission has concluded its remarkable exploration of the Saturnian system in …

Space Exploration

Parting views

This image of Saturn's rings was taken by Cassini on 13 September 2017. It is among the last images Cassini sent back to Earth before concluding its …

Space Exploration

The Big Lie: ATC Stuck in the 1960s

The debate on so-called “ATC privatization” is not a new one. A Google search of the phrase yields 171,000 results, many of them news articles going …

Aviation