I have observed many crosswind arrivals in LAS, some a bit hairy but none quite like this one. Flight 1850 flailing wildly on approach from MSP had to abandon the effort after several steep side to side swings and and a strong upward surge. The second approach was not much better but at least successful. It is not too often I become concerned for my own personal safety while spotting! Funny just after this the DE heavy turned out the approach and was seen circling east over the valley to…
Airliners.net - World's first dual A380 flyover happened in Sydney. Flying in close formation, this occasion marked the official start of a historic partnership between Qantas Airways and Emirates. Hendra Barnes
Seaboard World.Seaboard World Airlines (ICAO Code: SEW; IATA Code: SB; Callsign: Seaboard) was founded on 16-Sep-1946 as Seaboard & Western Airlines. It initially operated Douglas DC-4 aircraft, followed by Lockheed Super Constellation airliners. It adopted the name Seaboard World Airlines in April 1961. Jet cargo service started in 1964 with the introduction of the Douglas DC-8. The airline merged with Flying Tiger Line on October 1, 1980. Source: Wikipedia
The aircraft [HK-4455] was landing in Santa Marta after a flight from Cali when it skidded off the runway, broke through the perimeter fence, and slid into the sea while landing in heavy rain. Six of the 54 aboard were injured, none seriously.
Airbus A310-325/ET landing at Portugal Airport. The pilots were caught in some wind shear and it was near to total disaster, since the wing almost touched the ground. You can also see stress in the main landing gear.