Friday, June 22, 2018

She Lives In A Boeing 727

What a creative idea! Joanne Ussary bought a used Boeing 727. She paid $2,000.00 for the plane. It cost $4,000.00 to move...

“Roy, come and get this goddamn cat” was the first ever...

In 1910 airman Walter Wellman and five companions attempted to cross the Atlantic Ocean in the airship America. He was also accompanied by his...

What happens when you land on the wrong aircraft carrier

When there used to be more than one carrier in a task group, if an aircraft landed accidentally on the wrong ship, some fun...

10 Bizarre Aircraft that Actually Flew

Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil_V-12 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stipa-Caproni https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Custer_CCW-5 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dornier_Do_335 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodyear_Inflatoplane https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Lackner_HZ-1_Aerocycle https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_XFV https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDonnell_XF-85_Goblin https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northrop_Tacit_Blue https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vought_V-173

The US standard railroad gauge is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That’s...

The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number. Why was that gauge used? Because that's...

Round trip…

Tower: Have a good trip. Pilot: Make that a round trip . . . — Lloyd Lace, USAAF, 1944. Said before departing on C-46 missions, flying...

Murphy’s laws origin

The following article was excerpted from The Desert Wings March 3, 1978 Murphy's Law ("If anything can go wrong, it will") was born at Edwards Air...