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by Woxof38
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow
Replies: 2
Views: 1118

Stowaway in plane's landing gear falls to death as flight approaches Heathrow

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/stowaway-in-plane-s-landing-gear-falls-to-death-as-flight-approaches-heathrow-1.4489496 A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a nine-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline official...
by Woxof38
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Toronto man survives skydive plunge after parachute tangles
Replies: 7
Views: 1177

Toronto man survives skydive plunge after parachute tangles

A man described as an "experienced skydiver from Toronto" is lucky to be alive after experiencing problems with both of his parachutes after jumping from a plane 600 metres above the Hamilton airport on Thursday. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/toronto-man-survives-skydive-plunge-after-parac...
by Woxof38
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control
Replies: 15
Views: 1757

Re: Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control

"The crew said a second line meant to prevent the spinning broke."
by Woxof38
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:36 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control
Replies: 15
Views: 1757

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control

https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/rescue-of-injured-74-year-old-hiker-spins-out-of-control-1.4452345 at 1:30 you can see how fast the spin is..... Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hois...
by Woxof38
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:28 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Electric glider loses power, crashes into Connecticut home
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Electric glider loses power, crashes into Connecticut home

https://globalnews.ca/news/5353569/glider-crashes-into-home/ An electric glider has crashed into the roof of a Danbury, Connecticut home. Mayor Mark Boughton and Danbury fire officials tell the Hartford Courant that the glider’s pilot suffered minor injuries in the crash Tuesday, and three people i...
by Woxof38
Mon May 13, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: WestJet to be sold in friendly deal to Onex Corp. for $5 billion
Replies: 131
Views: 22967

WestJet to be sold in friendly deal to Onex Corp. for $5 billion

https://globalnews.ca/news/5270077/westjet-sold-onex-corp/ Onex Corp. has signed a friendly deal to buy WestJet Airlines Ltd. in a deal it valued at $5 billion, including assumed debt. Under the agreement, Onex will pay $31 per share for WestJet, which will continue to operate as a privately held c...
by Woxof38
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:00 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients
Replies: 4
Views: 1715

Airbus abandons iconic A380 superjumbo, lacking clients

TOULOUSE, France -- European plane maker Airbus said Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021 for lack of customers, abandoning the world's biggest passenger jet and one of the aviation industry's most ambitious and most troubled endeavours. https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/airbus-aba...
by Woxof38
Tue Nov 27, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Hair-raising hang gliding incident caught on camera
Replies: 8
Views: 1098

Hair-raising hang gliding incident caught on camera

Switzerland's civil aviation authority said it will question a hang-glider pilot after a tourist he flew over a picturesque Swiss landscape nearly fell dozens of metres to the ground because his harness wasn't properly attached. A nail-biting video of the incident drew more than two million views on...
by Woxof38
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Man flies plane into Utah home after fight with wife
Replies: 8
Views: 1637

Man flies plane into Utah home after fight with wife

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/utah-man-plane-crash-house-1.4783857 A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said. The pilot, Duane Youd...
by Woxof38
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Junkers Ju-52 plane Swiss Alps
Replies: 2
Views: 864

Junkers Ju-52 plane Swiss Alps

An old-time propeller plane crashed near-vertically at high speed into a Swiss mountain, killing all 20 people on board....
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/swiss-alp ... -1.4774829
by Woxof38
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Helicopter accident in Drummondville
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Helicopter accident in Drummondville

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A man and two women are dead after a helicopter crashed and then caught fire Thursday night in a field in Drummondville, about 110 kilometres northeast of Montreal.
by Woxof38
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus
Replies: 21
Views: 3041

Navy admits its crew drew sky phallus

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/11/17/navy-admits-its-crew-drew-sky-phallus/874808001/ U.S. Navy officials in Washington state confirmed one of its aircraft was involved with skywriting a figure of a penis in the Western air. Multiple people sent photos to KREM-TV in Spokane, sh...
by Woxof38
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: It's time to buzz the tower
Replies: 113
Views: 6799

It's time to buzz the tower

http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?playlistId=1.3639697

Pilots suspended after buzzing airport tower in Germany. Air Berlin last long-haul ride for airline.
by Woxof38
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Private-jet glut spurs ‘insane’ bargains for aspiring buyers
Replies: 5
Views: 1617

Private-jet glut spurs ‘insane’ bargains for aspiring buyers

http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/private-jet-glut-spurs-insane-bargains-for-aspiring-buyers-1.2102898 The more conservative pace has done little to relieve the glut, creating a buyer’s market for used aircraft. A five-year-old jet sold in 2016 was worth only 56 per cent of its original list pr...
by Woxof38
Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: International Cloud Atlas Manual on the Observation of Clouds and Other Meteors
Replies: 0
Views: 926

International Cloud Atlas Manual on the Observation of Clouds and Other Meteors

https://cloudatlas.wmo.int/home.html All FSS site have a black and white book version of the International Cloud Atlas from 1956. This is the updated online version. Welcome to the official site of the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO) International Cloud Atlas. This Atlas describes the cla...
by Woxof38
Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops
Replies: 46
Views: 10195

Re: Warrior with 2 on board fails to arrive in Kamloops

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-c ... -1.4168540

Search called off for missing plane, passengers in B.C.
Alex Simons and Sidney Robillard have been missing since June 8
by Woxof38
Thu Jun 15, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Blimp flying over U.S. Open crashes, explodes
Replies: 0
Views: 1390

Blimp flying over U.S. Open crashes, explodes

http://www.cbc.ca/sports/golf/blimp-crashes-at-us-open-1.4162280 A small blimp crashed near the U.S. Open on Thursday, seriously injuring the pilot and grabbing the attention of fans and golfers alike as they watched the fiery, smoking craft fall from the sky into an open field. Sheriff's officials...
by Woxof38
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Stratolaunch Carrier Plane Rolls Out for 1st Time
Replies: 3
Views: 1482

Stratolaunch Carrier Plane Rolls Out for 1st Time

http://www.space.com/37046-stratolaunch-worlds-largest-airplane-first-rollout.html The colossal Stratolaunch carrier plane rolled out of its hangar at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, today (May 31) to undergo fueling tests. It's the first public look at the full craft —which is...
by Woxof38
Mon May 01, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Coming this summer: An air show over every northern Canadian community
Replies: 1
Views: 1031

Coming this summer: An air show over every northern Canadian community

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canadian-arctic-air-show-1.4088661 Starting in June, up to 15 different aerial acts will take to the skies above every Canadian community north of the 60th parallel — from Kuujjuarapik on the northern shores of Hudson Bay to the military outpost at Alert, the northernm...
by Woxof38
Mon Apr 03, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Avro Arrow replica could take to the skies after decades of work
Replies: 2
Views: 1426

Avro Arrow replica could take to the skies after decades of work

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/calgary-avro-arrow-model-flight-museum-1.4049398 Over the years, people have built replicas for display purposes, but a group of volunteers in Calgary have much higher hopes for their model — they're building a 0.6-scale replica of the famous jet that could one...
by Woxof38
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Drone seized by Red Deer RCMP after flying in the path of STARS air ambulance
Replies: 11
Views: 3534

Drone seized by Red Deer RCMP after flying in the path of STARS air ambulance

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/drone-red-deer-stars-air-ambulance-seized-1.4047480 One drone is in custody and its owner out a playtoy after the small aircraft was flown in the path of a STARS air ambulance in Red Deer. The incident took place on Wednesday morning as the medical helicopter w...
by Woxof38
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: General Comments
Topic: No fly-thru? Chopper makes pit stop by O'Leary Tim Hortons
Replies: 1
Views: 1433

No fly-thru? Chopper makes pit stop by O'Leary Tim Hortons

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-coast-guard-helicopter-tim-hortons-1.4031324 Tim Hortons customers in O'Leary, P.E.I., must have done a double-double take last week when a Coast Guard helicopter made a quick stop near the coffee shop. According to Dwayne Barlow, who took pict...
by Woxof38
Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: General Comments
Topic: Saskatchewan Provincial government eliminates Executive Air service
Replies: 2
Views: 1344

Saskatchewan Provincial government eliminates Executive Air service

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/provincial-government-eliminates-executive-air-service-1.4027814 Starting today, Executive Air will be a thing of the past. Since 1965, the provincial government has used the air service to fly MLAs, the lieutenant-governor and senior government officials ...
by Woxof38
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Winnipeg-based RCAF search and rescue technician died after parachute malfunction
Replies: 3
Views: 1931

Winnipeg-based RCAF search and rescue technician died after parachute malfunction

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-rcaf-training-accident-death-1.4016790 A Winnipeg-based search and rescue technician with the Royal Canadian Air Force died Wednesday during a routine training jump near Yorkton, Sask., military officials say. Master Cpl. Alfred Barr, 31, was a member...
by Woxof38
Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Accidents, Incidents & Overdue Aircraft
Topic: Ice chunk crashes through roof of Calgary home, lands in basement
Replies: 3
Views: 1887

Ice chunk crashes through roof of Calgary home, lands in basement

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/westjet-ice-chunk-calgary-1.3999855 http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/chunk-of-ice-that-crashed-through-calgary-roof-fell-off-plane-westjet-1.3301321 picture on the 2nd url The piece of ice — about 30 centimetres across — hit a bungalow in the 100-block of Doverthor...

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