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June 7, 2018

Scrapping A380s

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:34 pm
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Story here.  I will pat myself on the back here.  I thought at the time that the Boeing bet on the 787 was better than what Airbus was doing with the A380.

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June 4, 2018

BOAC 777

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 7:08 pm
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I am pretty sure I heard this story before, but I came across a mention of it recently and was intrigued all over again.  There are tons of these little WWII stories out there.

May 1, 2018

DH.91

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 4:57 pm
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If you ask me, this and the Super Connie are the two prettiest airlines ever.  Can’t wait.

April 18, 2018

More on SWA 1380

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:46 pm
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Great story here on the pilot of SWA 1380.  Previous post here.

April 17, 2018

A sad day for SWA

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:26 pm
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Story here.  This is very sad.

April 6, 2018

More on supersonic aircraft

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:40 am
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I previously posted on NASA’s contract to build an experimental low noise supersonic aircraft.  Post here.  Now, it turns out that several companies are working toward the same goal.

February 19, 2018

UFOs

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:21 pm
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An interesting report on a recent UFO encounter that prompted an F-15 scramble.  I wonder what it was?

February 13, 2017

United pilot has a meltdown

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:05 pm
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Sad story.  Clearly this pilot shouldn’t be flying for Untied, or anyone else.

July 27, 2016

Airliner photo

Filed under: Family,Modeling — dknights @ 8:54 am
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This photo comes from a previous trip to Jamaica.  The plane was photographed at the airport in Montego Bay Jamaica (MBJ).

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December 8, 2015

I’ve heard of abandoning a car

Filed under: General — dknights @ 4:29 pm
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when it breaks down, but abandoning 3 747s?  Wow!

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