Plane crashes on landing at Adelaide Airport, South Australia

Plane crash - Adelaide Airport (YPAD)

Adelaide, South Australia – Saturday 27th September 2008 In front of about a thousand spectators, the King Air B200 Twin Engine Corporate Charter VH-URU on a charter flight from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island crash landed on Runway 30 (South East to North West runway). No-one was injured with passengers praising the work of the pilot. The large crowd was at the airport to see the new Qantas A380 Airbus arrive…

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Fighter jet crashes into trees at Monarto, South Australia

Saturday, 26th May 2007 Monarto, South Australia. A F-18 Hornet fighter jet suffers engine failure just near the Monarto Zoo about 45 minutes east of Adelaide in South Australia. The pilot desperately tried to get the plane down safely however with to much speed found the plane crashing into trees. Astonished onlookers could do nothing. The action was captured on video and posted to the popular YouTube site.

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Jet Action 2007, AMA Field, Monarto, South Australia

Jet Action

Jet Action 2007 26 May 2007 at the Adelaide Model Aerosport Field, Monarto, South Australia My first visit to Jet Action was no disappointment. With great weather, clear skies, slight wind from the north and a top temp of about 21 Celsius the day was of to a great start. A few friends also turned out along with my brother and my son. The action started very soon after we…

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Want to know more about those RC Jet Powered model aircraft?

Jetcat-p160

With either a JetCat or a Wren turbine which operate on Jet A1 fuel exactly the same as the real jet turbine engines found in that Qantas jet that lands at Adelaide airport, these model aircraft are an incredible piece of engineering. When you hear them before seeing them, you’ll swear your hearing a real jet engine. How fast? I don’t really know yet. The US FAA has placed a…

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