Tag: training flight

Vietnamese Air Force’s Sukhoi SU-30 MK2 Fighter Jet Goes Missing

A Sukhoi SU-30 MK2 fighter jet of the Vietnamese Air Force has reportedly gone missing during a training flight along South China Sea coast. Carrying two pilots, the Russian-built fighter jet was flying between 30km and 40km off the coast of Nghe An province when it lost contact with air traffic control on Tuesday, Reuters […]

Asia Pacific Boeing 727-200F Made Gear-Up Landing at Guam

The Boeing 727 made a nose gear-up landing at Guam Airport following in inflight meachnical fault. All three cremembers remained unhurt. Asia Pacific flight MGE 425 was on a training flight, taking-off from Guam Airport at 13:08L. Soon after take-off the pilots received indication about a fault in the nosegear system, discontinued further climb and […]

Rescue Of ‘Blinded’ RAF Pilot Who Was Guided Down By Colleague

AN RAF fighter jet pilot who suddenly lost his sight while on a training flight was guided down to safety by a colleague who raced to his aid, it has emerged. Leading airmen described the rescue at RAF Leeming as “amazing” – saying the 622mph maximum speed Hawk T Mk 1 combat planes would still […]