David Knights' Weblog

October 3, 2018

Maxes from here on out

Filed under: Family,General — dknights @ 3:27 am
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Southwest airlines has taken delivery of their last 737-800.  From here forward all new aircraft will be 737 Max aircraft.

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September 20, 2018

What the heck?

Filed under: General — dknights @ 1:04 pm
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This is weird.  I wonder what the real story is.

August 13, 2018

Stealing an airliner

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:39 am
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Crazy story from the weekend where a ground crewman stole a Q400 airliner at SEA-TAC.  This story has serious security implications.

July 28, 2018

Well, this was bound to happen

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:35 am
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Middle Eastern terror groups using drones to attack airports.  I predict something like this in the US or Europe in the near future.

July 18, 2018

The golden age of modeling

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 3:28 pm
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Proving once again that we live in the golden age of modeling, news comes that their will be an injection molded kit of the Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer.  I was surprised to learn that so many civil operators operated this aircraft.

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.

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.

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