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Recently came across an article and had some thoughts.
Halo Intersceptor: car, helicopter, airplane and boat
The idea of the concept is crazy and attractive: there are car and plane station, helicopter and boat station without cabin. You can drive the car in these same plane, helicopter and boat, and connect it as connect iPhone to the dock. After that, you can safely levitate or split waves.
As you can imagine, you can build such a car is almost impossible, but the idea of "universality" is very tempting.
I want to hear your thoughts about this creation. Read more [...]
It was December 30, 1947. Night was falling. In December svetovoyden small, and here fell cloudiness and fog and visibility vovseupala to zero.
On that day from the Chelyabinsk airport flew transportnyysamolet and headed for Moscow. The plane was carrying abrasive wheels and elektricheskiepechki for railway locomotives. Commander of the crew was in nedavneshnem vremenivoenny pilot by the name of Pygin. Yes, in fact the entire crew completely nedavnopereshel of military aircraft in civilian clothes. The war ended after sovsemnedavno.
All pilots were Muscovites and hurried to catch popastdomoy and Read more [...]
Fifteen years ago
aviaparade in Nizhny Tagil ended
May 9, 1993. This
date in the history of the city will always be a day
mourning. 15 years ago on the town's main square in
the height of the Victory Day celebrations collapsed plane
carrying out demonstration flights.
Sunday holiday ...
the day was in the spring sun. And
Theatre Square, they say, the apple
no place to fall. A meeting was held in honor of
Win - with the laying of wreaths at the Central
cemetery. A striking event was the parade yunarmeytsev.
Relay Read more [...]
Signal mirror or as it is called in the literature - heliograph, which literally means "sun writing", explains its purpose. There are many types of signal mirrors that in a large variety of representations in the Online Catalog tourist destinations.
It is estimated that the brightness of the light signal bunny at an angle of the sun at 90 ° C is nearly 7 million candles. Flash signal mirror on a cloudless, sunny day shows up with aircraft flying at a height of 1 - 2 km, at a distance of 20 - 25 km, and in some cases - up to 60 km. Signal mirror can give a signal not only by day, but at night Read more [...]
First, the search will be conducted along the route, which you presumably went.BaselineThe search base strip or Shuttle search, when your" known" route in a strong wind or adverse weather conditions. Rescuers must come to the conclusion that for you to seek refuge had to shift from a route on the leeward slope.Search from the airSearch with air captures both sides of the planned route of the missing aircraft or your route.If weather conditions are suitable, it can be done and night because the lights are clearly visible, and you can search from a greater height, covering a vast area for each pass Read more [...]
I bring to your attention an article Victor Bakurskogo published in the journal Foreign Military Review, November 12, 2012
An article about how great the responsibility of parents for the books that are read by children. Unfortunately, the books containing information that fit the definition of "ideological deviation" on the shelves very much. Beware!
Still not be amiss to recall an article about zakat and propaganda.
Huge flow of information literally collapsed recently on all of us, sometimes plays a negative role in the development of thinking guys coming after us. And you can not say that Read more [...]
October 13, 1972, Friday, turboprop FH-227 Uruguayan Air Force drove through the Andes junior rugby team «Old Christians» from Montevideo, Uruguay, for the match in the capital of Chile, Santiago.
The flight began on the eve of October 12, when the flight took off from Carrasco Airport, but due to bad weather the plane landed at the airport in Mendoza, Argentina and stayed there for the night. Plane could not fly directly to Santiago because of the weather, so the pilots had to fly to the south of Mendoza parallel to the mountains, then turn west, then follow the north and start the descent Read more [...]
Today, the issue of safety during air travel more important than ever (and will continue to be more and more important and more important). First, because the slowly-changing polegonku Earth's magnetic poles (fact). And the speed with which they will change more (and in what direction) - not known. In some "beautiful" moment everything can just radically change and lead to catastrophic consequences. Just do not exclude the possibility of ejection of solar plasma towards the ground that (theoretically) can lead to a complete shutdown of electricity (and defeat all electrical appliances, including, Read more [...]
On this story, I came across a forum Piterskiy hunter. Originator likely here Top Secret.
The text is extremely heavy, most of whose diary of a young woman, a mother of two infants and ten years of age, who for three months from mid-February to mid-May, without fire and supplies, lived near the broken plane. She is survived by her children - no.
Scribe as it is. Who can not - read through the line.
Nurek - Dushanbe - Moscow
This drama was played out in the Pamir Mountains, at an altitude of 4400 meters, in the conditions that are difficult to bear it physically strong man: thin Read more [...]
1917 Italian ships nearby Trieste carry out a torpedo attack Austrian battleship "Vienna". 1923 Plant "Icarus" (GAS No. 2, the last "a Dwarf and Ron, and now CMP "salute") resumed creation to help. 1931 1st flight training Blackburn B-2 Furror double biplane series "Bluebird" pushed the firm Blackburn to develop model-2, which had an all-metal fuselage polemoniaceae design. Wings of steel and aluminum were covered by a cloth. Layout-2 with engine de Havilland "Gipsy III" 120 HP, made the 1st flight in fast-response PRDS 10 December 1931, 1st his presentation took place at the Read more [...]
Military pilots held on Red Square on foot
Denis Thalmann, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 8:00:00
History of military parades, which have always been proud Russians, received an unexpected and sad development - May 9, 2011 fighters and bombers and patrol on the main square of the country, alas, will not.
Ministry of Defence refused to participate in the Victory Parade aircraft in order to save.
1.5 thousand pilots will be on the pavement Red Square on foot. Summary column Air Force officers will be standard, such as columns and ground troops genera and Read more [...]
"In case of defeat or failure of the aircraft will automatically operate the catapult, and the whole crew just thrown out of the cabin air, parachute will open and will have to alight on water. Skydiving on the water are particularly dangerous. From the time the parachute should be free, not to be under the dome and not drown. Need to jump at the moment of contact with water, but clearly it is difficult to determine this point - too deceptive apparent closeness of clear water. Seems that the water is already there, jump out, and it turns out that even before her twenty meters. Then break it. If Read more [...]
on may 14. A strange phenomenon was recorded in may 2011 a local resident at 5:30 a.m. local time. He observes this phenomenon in the last two weeks and am pretty sure that this is Nibiru. The version that this plane does not look plausible, because the object does not leave a trace. Suggested that it might be a comet.
Of course, everything may be more prosaic. For example, the contrail of a plane in which the reflected rays of the setting Sun.
How can it be like on the plane or meteor, or comet... you decide.
Red contrail from a plane flying at high altitude, reflects the light Read more [...]
Pic: Courtesy of Aroused SalientianWith midst Obechi textile and a snug crosswalk bodice, Randy Salientian’s three-season Chaka coif is ardent sufficiency to vesture in a chili plane. Stuck in a airless drome loiter? The Chaka’s flow, breathable wench leave hold you nerveless, allowing scarce decent air in to influence your consistency temperature. Duo it with a igniter perspirer or crown for a pulled-together esteem tank flights.Purchaser Mind: Your legs and feet can get frigidity with recycled plane air flagellation about them. This garb waterfall around knee-height, Read more [...]
So, having the nominal control of the airport, we were loaded into the aircraft. Before the ladder had two baths. Guides said: "Surely this is not your first trip and you were in different countries. Do not bring in Antarctica some seeds and organisms from other continents." So before you go up in the plane, we had to shake the bag and disinfect the soles of shoes.Although, it seems to me, if some flora and fauna was able to take root on this continent, it would have cost without my shoes ...Everyone was in high spirits:3.Inside the transport of IL-76 have installed several rows of Read more [...]
The plane № 760 Kokchetav-Alma-Ata, while landing in bad weather at the time of the missed collided with the ground. On board were five crew members and 15 passengers, according to preliminary data, all of them were killed.A passenger plane crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on board were five crew members and 15 passengers, according to preliminary data, no survivors, told RIA Novosti on airline "Scat".
According to the company, the plane was Flight № 760 Kokchetav-Alma-Ata.
"When landing in bad weather at the time of the missed approach the aircraft collided with Read more [...]
A special commission is studying Russian aviation causes of the accident at the airport in Kazan. When landing the plane Airbus A321 touched the localizer and received several bullet holes in the tail. On board were 200 passengers and 7 crew members. None of them was hurt. At the airport, Kazan the special commission, which will clarify the circumstances morning damaged A-321. Technical services of the airport found the holes in the rear part and now to establish the nature of their occurrence. At the time of landing, the Airbus was too low clouds and visibility - just 800 meters away. Read more [...]
Lightning struck the engine liner "Turkish Airlines", which was heading from Istanbul to Izmir. Aircraft engine caught fire, However, the pilot managed to land it. None of the 114 passengers was injured. Flight "Turkish Airlines" took off from Istanbul airport "Ataturk" about 23.00 on January 24. The flight was fine as long as the approach to Izmir liner missed the storm. The plane began to shake, the windows were visible discharges. One of lightning struck the aircraft engine. "We heard a heavy blow, and then saw the fire," - said a passenger named Read more [...]