Posts Tagged ‘videos’


Urban Legend Debunked: A330 Cockpit Video Shows Airbuses Do Not Fly Themselves

Here's a neat video from the cockpit of an A330-200 performing a nonprecision VOR approach to JFK's runway 22L on a windy day.
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On This Day In Aviation History: August 25th

Today in 1784, first balloon flight in England; 1912, first recovery from an uncontrolled spin; 1919, inaugural commercial flights between Paris and London; 1932, Amelia Earhart completes first transcontinental flight by a woman.
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Off-Road Driving With a Soviet Cargo Jet

What do you do when your 200-ton Soviet-era Antonov An-124 cargo jet gets stuck in the mud and the nearest tug is on the other side of the Urals? GUN IT.
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Reno Air Race Crash Kills and Injures Scores of Spectators

As many as 12 people were killed and 75 injured Friday afternoon when a plane taking part in the Reno Air Races crashed into a spectator seating area, according to preliminary reports.
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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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