30 years of British air power.
Posts tagged Aircraft
If you need to explain flaps, spoilers, high speed ailerons, and standard ailerons to someone, something like this works.
Apparently, this happened in Afghanistan recently.
The modern Luftwaffe.
I was teaching a friend about aircraft recognition and aircraft systems, she asked, “why does it look like he’s crashing?”
I responded, “this is a French pilot landing the shit out of a 1950’s design.”
Then proceeded to describe what a variable incidence wing is.
Two generations of air superiority.
At the limits.
meanwhile, a few miles away from my school…
Biman Bangladesh flew the last DC-10 passenger flight recently.
Sir Eddie Laker stood in the engine of one of the early models.