This video (below) reminded me how The Super 'Connie' was one of the extraordinary airplanes that I used to watch land and takeoff at our local airport when I was a boy. It helped inspire my interest in one day becoming an airline pilot. Here are some short excerpts from my memories in "Uplift -… Continue reading Childhood inspirations…
Video Trailer: A Day in the Life
Mistakes waiting to happen…
IF something CAN be done wrong - it WILL be done wrong! Ouch... And, oh yeah - maybe when there's a safety notification calling for a change to prevent similar accidents from happening again - it should be accomplished more expeditiously!! Happily, no one was killed. https://www.flightradar24.com/blog/uk-aaib-issues-bulletin-to-prevent-additional-nose-gear-mishaps/?utm_source=sendgrid.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=website
Where do we draw the line?
After this attempted murder-suicide by a passenger on a "third level" air-carrier (posted below) it's going to be interesting to see if access to the front seats (and the flight controls) on smaller aircraft is modified. Sometimes, aircraft with as few as three passengers (plus the pilot) are used by lower level operators and charter… Continue reading Where do we draw the line?