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October 2, 2012

Video: Watch An Iran Air Plane Land After Its Nose Gear Wheel Falls Off

This Iran Air Fokker F-100 lost one of the two wheels that make up its nose landing gear while taking off from Tehran for Ahwaz. After circling to burn fuel, the plane landed safely back in Tehran. The brown material seen spraying into the air is actually fire retardant foam that was spread onto the runway, not dirt.



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Proud in the Turboprop Crowd

In the early morning hours of May 18, 2013, US Airways Flight 4560 made a wheels-up landing at Newark Liberty International Airport. Here is an account of how the crew flying N934HA prepared for and executed a safe emergency la...
by Brian Futterman
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A UTAir Antonov An-24 does its best monster truck impression.

Is This The Most Dangerous Takeoff Ever Captured On Video?

These old Russian planes were built to plow through just about anything within reason, but these pilots throw reason into the mud.
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January 21st in Aviation History: First Concorde Passenger Flight, Cargolux Lands on Van and 40 More Events!

The Concorde begins scheduled service for both British Airways and Air France, crashes of Galaxy Airlines 203, Pan Am 1104 and an Iranian 727. NASA's Spirit rover ceases communication from Mars, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 

Photos: Landing Gear Issue Damages China Airlines Cargo 747 at JFK

One of the main landing gear bogeys on a China Air Cargo 747 did not fully deploy Wednesday morning, slightly damaging the underside of the aircraft.
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An Iran Air Boeing 747SP. (Photo by Tom Alfano)

Iranian Airlines Face Rough Skies

Sky-rocketing fuel prices, a drop in passengers and foreign currency shortages have forced Iran's aviation sector into turbulent times.
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