The Strange Disappearance of D.B. Cooper
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The Strange Disappearance of D.B. Cooper

– This week on Buzzfeed Unsolved, we discuss the famous case of D.B. Cooper, a case that the FBI’s referred to as one of the great unsolved mysteries in FBI history. It’s also considered one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in US history. It’s a favorite of mine. – Ooh. Yeah, I’ve heard of this […]

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Nuclear powered Planes, Trains and Automobiles
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Nuclear powered Planes, Trains and Automobiles

To quote L.P. Heartly’s 1953 book “The G-Between”, “The past is a different country they do things differently there”. That’s definitely something that could be applied to our attitude to the newly discovered atomic power in the late 1940s and 50s. Within just a few years after the first atomic bombs have been dropped on […]

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The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting
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The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting

Imagine commuting 1,000 feet above traffic. 50 years ago, during the golden age of helicopter travel, you could. Until a tragic accident in 1977 brought that era to a close. But with new technology on the horizon, a new age of airborne commuting could be just around the corner. Ever since the first skyscrapers shot […]

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Helicopter Crashes – Slow motion
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Helicopter Crashes – Slow motion

(C) COPYRIGHT STRICTLY ENFORCED*** Whist erecting a seven story high structure to be used as a Christmas tree, the helicopters rotor struck a cable causing the aircraft to crash to the ground. The Pilot was helped from the crumpled wreckage with minor injuries. Both of my Panasonic P2HD camera’s were recording at the same time, […]

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Pilot ditches aircraft into the Pacific
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Pilot ditches aircraft into the Pacific

The pilot of a Cessna 310 was forced to ditch his aircraft approximately 13 miles northeast of the Big Island of Hawaii after his plane ran out of fuel. The Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew assisted the pilot during the process of ditching and directed a Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter crew to the scene. […]

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Things to do in Queensland Australia
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Things to do in Queensland Australia

This morning we are visiting the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary here in the Gold Coast and we are going to be having lots of animal encounters. Now, I’m really looking forward to meeting a kangaroo because I’ve never been up close to one, so hopefully I’ll get to feed one. And I’m most looking forward to […]

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