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Air Ambulance Emergency Belly Landing With Patient

Air Ambulance Emergency Belly Landing With Patient

A Beechcraft King Air made an emergency landing on its belly, while carrying a patient in an air ambulance flight. All occupants are safe. The aircraft had five people on board on Thursday evening. They were a patient, two crew members, a doctor and a paramedic. Other...
Virgin Orbit: Brazil Spaceport As A Base Of Operations?

Virgin Orbit: Brazil Spaceport As A Base Of Operations?

The Alcântara launch center in Brazil will become a site that Virgin Orbit will use for future operations of its ‘Cosmic Girl’ launch plane! 2021 started well for Cosmic Girl. On the 18th of January, the plane’s LaucherOne rocket reached orbit. It was a pivotal moment...
INCIDENT: J-3 Cub Takes Off With No Pilot And Crashes!

INCIDENT: J-3 Cub Takes Off With No Pilot And Crashes!

A strange incident involving a J-3 Cub crashing without a pilot happened last Tuesday, to the bemusement of many. There were no injuries! We don’t often look at general aviation incidents or accidents, but this one caught our eye. However it is NOT what we mean when...
Alan Sheppard In Space – 60 Years Later

Alan Sheppard In Space – 60 Years Later

The 5th of May this year marked the 60th anniversary of Alan Sheppard flying to space. He was the first American and second human in space, after Yuri Gagarin. When the Eagle lunar module touched down on the moon in 1969, we had the culmination of a space race, that...
737-800BCF – Boeing Boosting Production Capacity

737-800BCF – Boeing Boosting Production Capacity

Boeing will work with a new partner to create two more conversion lines for its 737-800BCF freighter, to meet rising demand from cargo operators. Boeing may have had a hard time sorting out issues with the 737 MAX, but the 737-800BCF is another matter. The aircraft is...