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by One Winged Junkie
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Russian Monoplanes
Topic: Generator upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 74

Re: Generator upgrade

wow, that thing is huge..
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Air Canada Flight 759 - 7/7/17
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Landing Approach to Taxiway at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

Accident No: DCA17IA148 Accident Type: Office of Aviation Safety Location: San Francisco , CA Date: 7/7/2017 Update August 2, 2017:​ On July 7, 2017, about 2356 Pacific daylight time (PDT), Air Canada flight 759 (ACA759), an Airbus A320, C-FKCK, was cleared to land on runway 28R at San Francisco Int...
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Air Canada Flight 759 - 7/7/17
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Air Canada Flight 759 - 7/7/17

On the evening of July 7, 2017, at the conclusion of the regularly scheduled international passenger flight from Toronto to San Francisco (SFO), Air Canada Flight 759 (AC759/ACA759) nearly landed on a taxiway which already had four airplanes lined up and waiting for takeoff. A retired pilot stated t...
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: 2 rescued after plane crashes into the Gulf (but wait, there is more)
Replies: 0
Views: 79

2 rescued after plane crashes into the Gulf (but wait, there is more)

Here is the original story: (9/22/12) BAYTOWN, Texas – Friends are relieved two men who crashed their plane in the Gulf of Mexico returned alive to Baytown Airport after a rescue by the Coast Guard. One of the men, Theodore Wright is, has been flying planes since he was 19-years-old.  And yet what h...
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Small plane goes into water off Beach Drive; no injuries reported (Seattle, USA)
Replies: 0
Views: 75

Small plane goes into water off Beach Drive; no injuries reported (Seattle, USA)

http://westseattleblog.com/2017/07/plane-reported-to-have-crashed-into-water-off-beach-drive/ 12:46 PM: Emergency responders are headed to what is reported, by radio communication, as a small plane going into the water off the 6000 block of Beach Drive SW (map). Two people are reported to be safely ...
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Small plane crash-lands on packed Portuguese beach, kills 2
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Small plane crash-lands on packed Portuguese beach, kills 2

http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/small-plane-crash-lands-packed-portuguese-beach-kills-48993363 A light plane made an emergency landing on a packed beach near Lisbon on Wednesday afternoon, killing a 56-year-old man and an 8-year-old girl who were sunbathing, authorities said. Hundreds of sunb...
by One Winged Junkie
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Random Everything
Topic: 17 year old boy escapes 737
Replies: 0
Views: 71

17 year old boy escapes 737

http://m.sfgate.com/crime/article/Official-Passenger-makes-premature-exit-from-11725798.php?ipid=articlerecirc&cmpid=twitter-desktop A 747 jumbo jet preparing to land on runway 28L can be seen from the new air traffic control tower at SFO in San Francisco, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. A 17-ye...
by One Winged Junkie
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Accidents / Incidents
Topic: Thunderbird down at Colorado Springs, USA 6-2-16 1 non-fatal
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Thunderbird down at Colorado Springs, USA 6-2-16 1 non-fatal

http://www.kktv.com/content/news/Reports-of-plane-crash-south-of-Colorado-Springs-airport-381683861.html A Thunderbird pilot was able to parachute to safety after aircraft issues caused his jet to go down in the Security-Widefield area Thursday afternoon. The crash happened immediately following the...
by One Winged Junkie
Mon Jul 31, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Random Everything
Topic: Unannounced missile launch seen from 747 cockpit
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Unannounced missile launch seen from 747 cockpit

http://flightservicebureau.org/unannounced-missile-launch-seen-from-747-cockpit-the-pics/ North Korea has been the country of greatest concern when it comes to unannounced missile launches. Back in the day, they would advise ICAO of their plans, and a couple of fairly specific Notams could be issued...