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Discovery Curiosity Series: Plane Crash, credited with saving passengers during Lion Air crash

A recent article on ABC News Explore credits Broken Wing’s B-727 crash with possibly saving lives during the Lion Air crash. While flattering, I think it is still too early in the investigation to determine that. Certainly the brace position

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Discovery/Broken Wing gets a Wikipedia page!

A new Wikipedia page on the Discovery Curiosity Series documentary: Plane Crash mentions Broken Wing. Well, tangentially actually, as an owner of Big Flo (N293AS) the aircraft used. While technically accurate, Broken Wing did own the aircraft, much was left

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Another hoax like kill-a-thrill, mega-whoosh, software malfunction: this time an F-15

Time to de-bunk another viral internet hoax. Years ago I put to rest the kill-a-thrill internet phenomenon by showing it was a hoax. Next came Mega Whoosh, then Software Malfunction; finally and most laughably, the government of Iran. Next up

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Killa-Thrill, Mega Whoosh, Software Malfunction and now…..the Country of Iran?

As my long time readers know, I have de-bunked aviation based internet scams for years. Killa-Thrill, Mega Whoosh, Software Malfunction; I even de-bunked myself via Stealth! The first was Killa Thrill’s “Best Air Show Pilot Ever!!!”; remember this? But this

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