David Knights' Weblog

September 19, 2019

Was it terrorism?

Filed under: General — dknights @ 10:38 am
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or just industrial sabotage by a disgruntled employee?  Either way this guy needs to end up in jail for a long time.

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September 11, 2019

In memory

Filed under: General — dknights @ 7:25 pm
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An important story of this day.

September 10, 2019

Airships

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:03 pm
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I read this same article every few years.  Every few years the return of the airship is just around the corner.  Yet, it never happens.  I don’t think it ever will.

August 8, 2019

Amazing

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Welcome home. Rest easy.

August 5, 2019

A great story

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Things like this give me hope that our country hasn’t completely lost our minds.  I follow his Twitter account and it is nothing but great.

July 29, 2019

Huh?

Filed under: Legal — dknights @ 4:21 pm
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Sometimes you just have to wonder.  I am sure this guy was thinking, “It is just an empty tube”, but seriously, did you think that was going to pass without notice?

June 18, 2019

MH370

Filed under: General — dknights @ 8:28 am
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A really interesting article on MH370 and what we know and what we suspect.

June 17, 2019

It is not a new idea

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:22 pm
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Stories like this get under my skin.  The writer hasn’t got a basic historical knowledge.  If he or she did, they wouldn’t write this as if this is the first time the idea has ever occurred to anyone.  I think there is a real opportunity for a major manufacturer to do something bold like this, but it isn’t a new idea.

May 20, 2019

More on the 737-800

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:08 am
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I’ve previously mentioned that I want to get the BPK 737 kits.  They’ve now shown the box art for the 737-800 kit.  I was hoping for SWA, but it looks like I’ll have to look to aftermarket.

May 16, 2019

The plane that accidentally flew around the world

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:23 am
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A great story from WWII.  I had never heard it before.  It makes me want to build a Boeing 314.

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