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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Monday, February 23, 2015

Tailgate Up or Down Affects Mileage

Driving with your truck's tailgate down or using a tailgate net will INCREASE drag and fuel consumption. It also reduces the structual integity of the cargo box. Here is how an aerodynamics engineer would explain it:


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Cockpitless Airplane

UPS has taken delivery of it's first fully autonomous 767 cargo aircraft. UPS has a total of 14 firm orders on the type, with options for an additional 22. Certification for the passenger variant is expected in the 2017-2018 time frame, for launch customer Asiana.


Wednesday, February 18, 2015

N626BG

Talking helicopter with spinning propeller. Click link for : FlightAware .


Sunday, February 15, 2015

Spizzico Pizza

Don't be misled. You can buy frozen "Spizzico" pizza at Trader Joes, or from some joint in Illinois, but this is the real deal. Sipizzico Pizza, Rome Italy.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Hawaiian Airlines 216

Flight took an extra hour to arrive Kahului from Honolulu today due to weather. And it did land at the airport, not in the ocean as shown on FlightAware.


Monday, February 9, 2015

PH-KCD McDonnell Douglas MD-11 KLM

Seen at AMS in 1996 when the plane was just 2 years old. Flown to MHV 1/12/15. RIP.


Saturday, February 7, 2015

Search For Jimmy Hoffa

The FBI's search for Jimmy Hoffa's body continues at Honolulu Airport, disguised as a taxiway widening project.


Thursday, February 5, 2015

JUDY

JUDY - Aircrew has radar/visual contact on the correct target, has taken control of the intercept and only requires situation awareness information; weapons director (WD) will minimize radio transmissions.


Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Delta Airlines N664US HNL 747-400

Preparing to depart for Kansai as DL277 on 2/2/15.


China Airlines B18357 HNL Airbus A330

Preparing to depart as CI17 to Narita on 2/2/15.


Japan Airlines JA701J, JA702J HNL Boeing 777


JA701J After arrival from Chubu Centrair as JL794 on 2/2/15.


JA702J Preparing to depart for Narita as JL781 on 2/2/15.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

2015 Super Bowl Flyover

The flyover at today's Super Bowl was performed by a Туполев Ту-95 (NATO reporting name : TU-95 BEAR) of the 6950th Aviation Base (Engels-2, Saratov Oblast) for the Военно-воздушные cилы России Long Range Aviation Command.