Friday, April 20, 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...

Duct tape use number 1001: Repair a plane after a bear...

Apparently a Bear attacked this Super Cub while it was parked in a remote area in Alaska. The pilot had not cleaned out the...

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...

Old Mig 21 Fighter Jet Parked On Pedestrian Lane

So what else can you meet on streets of ex-USSR? For example in Moldova, the ex Soviet Moldavia, you can see sometimes old jet...

If the principles of Moore’s Law had been applied to the...

A photo from the Intel visitor center in Santa Clara, where they invoke Moore’s Law — the observation that, roughly translated, speed of computer...

Hundred Dollar Hamburger

A $100 hamburger is aviation slang for a general aviation pilot needing an excuse to fly. A $100 hamburger trip usually involves flying a...

U-2 Hand Launch

Normally U-2 takes off with outboard pogo wheels on the wings for balance which are dropped on the runway once the plane is airborne....

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...