Mon, Aug 22, 2005
The US Air Force Thunderbirds
decided to cancel their Sunday appearance at the Chicago Air and
Water Show after two of the aircraft touched in the Saturday
performance. The right wingtip missile rail of the number four jet
appeared to contact the horizontal stabilizer of the number two jet
while flying in the diamond formation.
"We just want to make sure that everything is perfect before we
go back up in the air," said Captain Angela Johnson, for the
The missile rail separated from the aircraft and fell into the
lake, where it remains, despite searches by the Chicago Police and
the Coast Guard.
Johnson said the last time two Thunderbirds made contact in the
air was in 1999. The team will not perform again until an
investigation can be completed.
Republic Airways Completes Sale To Investment Fund Republic Airways Holdings Inc. has closed on the sale of Frontier Airlines to an investment fund affiliated with Indigo Partners >[...]
It's Not Enough To Simply Get More Power... You Have To Do It Right ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell meets with Jim Shafer of Power Flow Exhaust Systems at EAA AirVenture 2>[...]
AD NUMBER: 2013-24-14 PRODUCT: Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH Models DA40 and DA40F airplanes.>[...]
AD NUMBER: AD 2013-22-19 PRODUCT: All Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Model GV and GV-SP airplanes.>[...]
NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots, more commonly referred to as NJASAP, represents the professional interests of the 3>[...]