Air Crashes

WWII Air Crash Detectives: S01E03 - Baker's Creek: Australia's Worst Crash (2014)

WWII Air Crash Detectives: S01E03 - Baker's Creek: Australia's Worst Crash (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2110 kbps | 44mn 20s | Audio: English MP2 192 kbps, 2 channels | 745 MB
Genre: Documentary, War, History

From 1939 to 1945 thousands of young airmen met terrible ends not at the hands the enemy’s machine guns or because of the murderous flak of anti-aircraft fire, but in catastrophic accidents and training crashes. Incredibly, these incidents accounted for the lives of over 8,000 men. All over the world training flights and cargo transport journeys all sometimes ended in disaster.
WWII Air Crash Detectives: S01E02 - Sikorski's Last Flight (2014)

WWII Air Crash Detectives: S01E02 - Sikorski's Last Flight (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2300 kbps | 44mn 6s | Audio: English MP2 192 kbps, 2 channels | 802 MB
Genre: Documentary, War, History

From 1939 to 1945 thousands of young airmen met terrible ends not at the hands the enemy’s machine guns or because of the murderous flak of anti-aircraft fire, but in catastrophic accidents and training crashes. Incredibly, these incidents accounted for the lives of over 8,000 men. All over the world training flights and cargo transport journeys all sometimes ended in disaster.
WWII Air Crash Detectives: S01E01 - Lost and Confused: Sharp Top Mountain B-25 Crash (2014)

WWII Air Crash Detectives: S01E01 - Lost and Confused: Sharp Top Mountain B-25 Crash
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2971 kbps | 44mn 26s | Audio: English MP2 192 kbps, 2 channels | 1 GB
Genre: Documentary, War, History

From 1939 to 1945 thousands of young airmen met terrible ends not at the hands the enemy’s machine guns or because of the murderous flak of anti-aircraft fire, but in catastrophic accidents and training crashes. Incredibly, these incidents accounted for the lives of over 8,000 men. All over the world training flights and cargo transport journeys all sometimes ended in disaster.

Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bookwarrior at April 14, 2015
Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster (Repost)

Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster By Gerry Byrne
2002 | 294 Pages | ISBN: 1441929231 | PDF | 9 MB

Smithsonian Channel - Stranded: Alpine Air Crash (2014)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 6, 2014
Smithsonian Channel - Stranded: Alpine Air Crash (2014)

Smithsonian Channel - Stranded: Alpine Air Crash (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3000 Kbps | 45mn 59s | Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 1.02 GiB
Genre: Documentary

In November 19, 1946, a U.S. military transport plane goes out of control while flying over the Swiss Alps and crashes high in the mountains. Miraculously, all 12 passengers and crew survive the accident, but their safety is anything but assured. The aircraft has flown miles off course, and its position is unknown. Food supplies are low, the temperature is dropping, and their radio battery is running out of juice. Time is quickly running out. The fate of the survivors will depend on one man, one plane, and one inspired idea.

Discovery Channel - Crashes that Changed Flying (2009)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 19, 2014
Discovery Channel - Crashes that Changed Flying (2009)

Discovery Channel - Crashes that Changed Flying (2009)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3206 Kbps | 2x~43min | Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None | 2.18 GiB
Genre: Documentary

'Crashes That Changed Flying' takes viewers through some of the world's worst air accidents and the measures taken to make flying one of the safest forms of travel. Ripped fuselages, exploding fuel tanks, runway overruns, and more have inspired the technological breakthroughs that will help keep your next flight safe. From the crash of Delta flight 191, which has led to the development of an onboard warning system, to the Concorde crash in Paris which inspired the design of burst-proof tyres. Witness the unforgettable tragedies that helped engineers and scientists to come up with solutions to ensure that such accidents would not be repeated.

Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by bookwyrm at Feb. 10, 2014
Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster

Flight 427: Anatomy of an Air Disaster By Gerry Byrne
2002 | 294 Pages | ISBN: 1441929231 | PDF | 9 MB

BBC - Impact: A Horizon Guide to Plane Crashes (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 16, 2013
BBC - Impact: A Horizon Guide to Plane Crashes (2013)

BBC - Impact: A Horizon Guide to Plane Crashes (2013)
PDTV | 832x468 | .MKV/AVC @ 1589 Kbps | 58mn 37s | Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English | 670 MiB
Genre: Documentary

It's a macabre paradox, but almost every advance in aviation safety has been driven by a crash. After every crash, investigators determine its cause and scientists make every effort to ensure the same mistakes never happen again. Dallas Campbell delves into the Horizon archives to chart the deadly disasters that have helped make air travel today the safest it has ever been.

Discovery Channel - Air Crash Disasters (2009)  Video

Posted by vivid23 at April 5, 2012
Discovery Channel - Air Crash Disasters (2009)

Discovery Channel - Air Crash Disasters (2009)
PDTV | 720x544 | AVI/XviD @ 2435 Kbps | 8x43mn | Audio: English AC3 2.1 @ 192 kbps | Subs: None | 8x815 MB
Genre: Documentary | Filepost/Rapidgator/Deposit

In a fascinating combination of human interest stories and scientific investigation, this collection profiles some of the most shocking air traffic incidents in aviation history. An insightful opportunity to witness the facts behind such tragic air disasters as the Tenerife 1977 and New York 2001. Aircrash Disasters investigates both high-profile and little-known air disasters. We uncover how and why they happened, viewers are taken on board flights in trouble, recreating the tension and pressure in the cockpit and cabin.
"The Air Raid Warden Was a Spy: And Other Tales from Home-Front America in World War II"  by William B. Breuer

"The Air Raid Warden Was a Spy: And Other Tales from Home-Front America in World War II" by William B. Breuer
John Wiley and Sons | 2003 | ISBN: 0471234885 9780471234883 9780471467731 | 243 pages | PDF/epub | 2 MB

The author brings to light many previously unknown stories of behind-the-scenes bravery and covert activities that helped the Allies win critical victories.