Category Archives: Fly-y

Buy This. Right Now.

Updated: See the YouTube trailer below! I have previously disclosed on this site, more than once, my habit of collecting DVDs, especially those that have anything, whatsoever, to do with flying. There is, apparently, a masochistic underpinning to this, because … Continue reading

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Be Just Like John Travolta!

No, not Sweathog Travolta. Not Vincent Vega Travolta. Not even Battlefield Earth Travolta. No, in this case, you can be like Airliner Pilot Travolta thanks to the Interweb and this great and surprisingly high-res VR view of an A380 cockpit … Continue reading

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Free Soup – 5,764 Kilometers That-a-Way

The latest Electric Moth, a regular email update from the de Havilland Moth Club in the UK, included the following invitation, something that is nearly as irresistible as it is British: Tiger Moths at CambridgeSaturday 26 January will be the … Continue reading

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It Only Looks Like A Cop-Out

(But it wouldn’t if I had Roy’s camera. And his talent.) AirVenture, Day 5 Today’s stint on the show grounds was more of the same – to be clear, that’s a good thing. Customers came to the booth in droves … Continue reading

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A Promise is a Promise

AirVenture, Day 4.1 I said that I’d post twice today, so here I am, about to fail to put the "fun" in "perfunctory": Be sure to keep an eye on Roy’s blog as well as mine. His latest post on … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, I Seem to Have Dropped Your Name

AirVenture, Day 4 After last night’s neuronic-jam-session of discussions, I was tired, wired, got to bed late, and slept poorly for all of two hours or so. I woke up with a nasty conversation hangover, and the whole day was … Continue reading

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Two Posts Tomorrow, I promise!

AirVenture, Day 3 As the title suggests, it’s late-ish, and I am absolutely drained. not so much because of the hour or the lean sleep schedule, but because of the sheer volume of communication I’ve been at the center of … Continue reading

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