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Cirrus Parachute Saves Lives

A Cirrus SR22 gently crashed in Australia after the pilot deployed the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System (CAPS). Witnesses report...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1018 views
  • 3 years ago

AV-8B Harrier Crashes Near Phoenix

A USMC AV-8B Harrier crashed this afternoon on the Gila River Indian Reservation in an unpopulated desert area, about 40 miles southeast...
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in US Marine Corps

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  • 440 views
  • 3 years ago

Travis AFB Bungles 'Crash Fire Rescue' Response to Andreini Air Show Crash

Amateur video analysis indicates that it took approximately 5 minutes for the first fire truck to reach the crash site of Eddie...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 6828 views
  • 3 years ago

UPDATED: Crash at Travis AFB Open House Cancels Air Show, Kills Pilot

UPDATED: 2:45 PM PDT, May 5, 2014 - Witnesses to the accident report that Eddie survived the initial crash and could be heard calling...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 6160 views
  • 3 years ago

Ground Stop in Effect at LAX due to FAA Problem

The FAA has issued a ground stop for all traffic departing Los Angeles International Airport due to computer issues. Arrivals are still...
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Posted by ATA Team
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in Airports & Destinations

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  • 79 views
  • 3 years ago

Quadcopter Review from NAB 2014

Here's a quick video review of three popular quadcopter drones that are popular filming platforms - the Phantom, the Cinestar Heavylift...
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Posted by ATA Team
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in RC Models

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  • 255 views
  • 3 years ago

Everyone Loves a Crosswind!

Check out more crosswind landing difficulties!
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Posted by ATA Team
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in Aircraft

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  • 488 views
  • 3 years ago

Hexacopter Drone Video of SpaceX F9R Launch & Landing is Epic!

SpaceX deployed a small Hexacopter drone mounted with a video camera to capture stunning video of the SpaceX F9R rocket...
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Posted by ATA Team
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in Commercial Space

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  • 196 views
  • 3 years ago

Southwest Flight Attendant on a Roll

Love 'em or hate 'em, you have to admit that Southwest Airlines knows how to have fun. Check out this (vertical) video of a flight...
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Posted by ATA Team
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in Flight Attendants

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  • 908 views
  • 3 years ago

Crosswind Difficulties

Check out this video from Birmingham, UK, of airliners having some difficulty with the extreme crosswind.
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in Airports & Destinations

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  • 5301 views
  • 3 years ago

Bush Plane Makes Incredible Takeoff and Landing

This video of a bush plane making a super-short takeoff and landing is sure to make your jaw drop.
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in Fixed-Wing Aircraft

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  • 4200 views
  • 3 years ago

NTSB Issues Reminder to Pilots: Land at the Right Airport

After two separate incidents in the last six months of pilots of commercial aircraft landing at the wrong airport, the National...
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Posted by ATA Team
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in Safety

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  • 971 views
  • 3 years ago

MH370: The Lithium-Ion Battery Theory

The UK's Daily Mail is reporting that Malaysian Airlines CEO Ahmad Jauhari has now said that MH370 carried lithium-ion batteries as...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 7699 views
  • 3 years ago

Chinese Air Force Uses Bombs for Flood Prevention

Check out this video from the BBC showing the Chinese Air Force bombing the Yellow River to break up the ice and prevent flooding.
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Posted by ATA Team
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in International Military

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  • 1424 views
  • 3 years ago

Aussies Narrow Search for Malaysia Flight 370, CNN Goes Rogue

The search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has narrowed to the Southern Indian Ocean after Australian satellite images showed what...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1294 views
  • 3 years ago

Two Killed as News Helicopter Crashes in Seattle

Two people were killed and a third was badly injured when a news helicopter, leased to Seattle TV station KOMO, crashed near the Space...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 284 views
  • 3 years ago

MH370: China Intel Reveals Nothing; Engine Data Suggests 777 May Have Flown 4 Hours After Contact Lost

As the sun came up Thursday morning in the Gulf of Thailand, Search and Rescue crews have been unable to locate any debris from the...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 1206 views
  • 3 years ago

UPDATE: Malaysia Flight 370 was "Hundreds of Miles off Course"

UPDATE March 11, 2014, 6:30 PM GMT - Malaysia Airlines flight 370 had flown hundreds of miles in the wrong direction before...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 706 views
  • 3 years ago

UPDATE: Malaysia Airlines 777 Still Missing, Oil Slicks Spotted Near Vietnam

UPDATE - March 8, 2014, 6:48P GMT - The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines 777 continues even after nightfall in the South China Sea...
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in Accidents & Incidents

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  • 770 views
  • 3 years ago

Netflix Joins Amazon in the Drone Wars

Responding to Amazon's drone delivery plans, Netflix has spent "days" testing their own DVD Drone To Home delivery service. Enjoy the...
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Posted by ATA Team
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in Drones / UAV / RPA

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  • 283 views
  • 3 years ago