Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Cessna 152 plane crashed into a cemetery

A small two-seater Cessna 152 plane crashed into a cemetery early this afternoon. Search and rescue workers have found two survivors and recovered 300 bodies...

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...

That is why you read your flight supplement!

CFB Edmonton (Namao) is a military field just outside of Edmonton. All aircraft touching down at Namao require a PPR (Prior Permission Request) number,...

Aircraft Carrier Story

#1: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the North to avoid a collision. #2: Recommend you divert YOUR course 15 degrees to South to...

Ex-air transport pilot: Ground, I’d like to report an emergency.

Ex-air transport pilot: Ground, I'd like to report an emergency. Ground: Bonanza X, you haven't left the ground yet. What's your emergency? Pilot: I'm down to...

Brendan and his seven-year-old nephew

Brendan had spent a week visiting his family in Kentucky. His sister-in-law and seven-year-old nephew went with him when he returned to the airport. After...

Programmer and engineer on a flight…

A programmer and an engineer are sitting next to each other on a long flight from Los Angeles to New York. The programmer leans over...

Combat Kangaroos

Mutant Marsupials Take Up Arms Against Australian Air Force The reuse of some object-oriented code has caused tactical headaches for Australia's armed forces. As...