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Extraordinary video at JFK airport – AirFranceA380…jostles…Bombardier CRJ700 while taxiing !

This video has become a buzz since yesterday night. The Airbus A380 super-heavy jumbo jet wingtip would have clipped the tail of the CRJ700 according to some reports. The passengers were violently shaken in the cabin of the smaller plane as the Bombadier airplane was instantly pivoted around its yaw axis while… taxiing!!!

Here is the ATC voice communication when the Airbus A380 took out the CRJ700:

… and here is an – outdated – aeronautical chart to understand what happened and where on JFK International’s tarmac:

New York JFK INTL airport diagram - aeronautical chart

Special thanks to Lady E and Xavier for passing the news on ;-)

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“Ace of Spades” AV-8B Harrier II and Vision SF50/SJ50 at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

AV-8B Harrier II - Photo © Paulmaz (Wikipedia)

Marine Attack Squadron 231 (VMA-231) AV-8B Harrier II - Photo © Paulmaz (Wikipedia)

Airshow AirVenture 2008 video, Aero TV courtesy:

Harrier engine RR-408 Pegasus - Photo © www.arnold.af.mil

Harrier engine RR-408 Pegasus - Photo © www.arnold.af.mil

Arnold Air Force Base courtesy

Cirrus Aircraft Vision SF50 - © Jackmar1 - Wikipedia

Cirrus Aircraft Vision SF50 - © Jackmar1 - Wikipedia

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Russian Mil Mi-38 glass-cockpit helicopter to replace Mi-8s and Mi-17s

RIA NovostiMi-38Mi-38 helicopter production to begin in 2013

14:08 02/12/2010 Russian Helicopters will start production of its new Mi-38 utility transport helicopter in 2013, after resolving engine supply problems with Canadian supplier Pratt & Whitney Canada, Russian state-owned rotorcraft builder Russian Helicopters said on Thursday.>>

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Pilot survives race plane accident at Reno

Special thanks again to Xavier (http://passiondesavions.blogspot.com) who provided the links to these videos.

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Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot – Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft

Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot - Infographic © RIA Novosti http://rian.ru

Infographic: RIA Novosti courtesy. Click on the picture above to enlarge it.

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Pre-flight Walk Around Inspection

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