→ June 12, 2009
Yesterday was long. My Captain has been with the airline for 17 years. Yesterday was his longest day ever for two 1 hour flights! There was a huge storm over the hub. For 2 solid hours no one landed or took off. On a good day there are 260 arrivals per hour. This meant that [...]
→ June 8, 2009
I made it to the National Air & Space Museum yesterday. Thanks for all the tips via email and comments! With all the information I received I decided to fly into IAD and just visit the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. The flight out was nice. I was able to score [...]
→ June 2, 2009
Some nutball is going to live on an Airtran 737 for a month. Yes you read that right…live on a 737 for a month. I suspect this is a marketing ploy by Airtran and this nutjob. More here http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local&id=6842551&rss=rss-wabc-article-6842551. He has his own website…so yeah Airtran is surely involved. http://markonairtran.com.
→ May 28, 2009
Just found a link to this video. If a safe landing and rollout and can not be achieved…go around!
→ May 28, 2009
I saw this on another aviation board. Pretty neat 10 minute video of the Concorde descending and landing. The video has views from both the cockpit AND the outside of the aircraft. http://www.patricksaviation.com/videos/hokeyPokey/3812/
→ May 20, 2009
My mother in law is in town this week. She is going home tomorrow and my wife and I planned on going on the same flight to spend Memorial Day weekend with her family. We have been watching the flight for the past month. Four weeks ago the flight had 30 open seats. Two weeks [...]