Missing/crashed planes, and other aviation misadventures
To paraphrase about the old joke about a B-52 having to make a landing with one of its eight engines out:
“The dreaded 14 wheel landing!”
Buried somewhere deep in U.S. Air Force folklore, there’s a story about the military pilot calling for a priority landing because his single-engine jet fighter was running “a bit peaked.” Air Traffic Control told the fighter jock that he was number two behind a B-52 that had one engine shut down. “Ah”, the fighter pilot remarked, “the dreaded Seven-Engine approach”.
It will buff out.
Spanish F/A-18 crashed, pilot ejected.
Reminds me of a doco l saw on the Airbus A380. Rolls Royce were testing their engines for bird strike. They wanted to ensure the blades on their turbines could withstand a bird strike and stay contained within the engine nacelle. In order to test the blades they started shooting supermarket turkeys at the engines from some sort of cannon. Engineers were a bit upset that the flying turkeys were destroying the blades on the turbines. Then someone suggested that they should let the frozen turkeys thaw out, before they fired them at the engines.
Not sure whats going on here.
WTF are my videos not previewing.
Twitter hasn’t been been embedding for a few days.
Twitter has blocked embedding tweets, unless you pay Elon.
Did they forget to put the wheels down?
Is that a permanent thing? (As far as you know at least)
At this stage it appears to be.
Damn. That’s going to be a huge usability decline. Bloody Elon.
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