Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Joker at the wheel

This happened at the small but busy Sarasota Florida airport in 1975. The tower was open from 6am until 10pm and most of the...

ATC Quotes

Tower: "Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o'clock, 6 miles!" Delta 351: "Give us another hint! We have digital watches!" "TWA 2341, for noise abatement...

Nose gear pin is still installed

While taxiing out in sequence behind a Lufthansa airliner at Frankfurt, a C-130 crew noticed an orange "Remove before flight" streamer hanging out of...

The motoring speed trap

Two members of the traffic police were out in the countryside with a radar gun recently, happily engaged in apprehending speeding motorists, when their...

Design limits

A stormy flight aboard a Boeing aircraft; an off-duty airline stewardess is sitting next to a man in the grip of serious white-knuckle fever...

How Slow Can You Go?

It seems that it was a very busy day and a "good ol' boy" American (Texas-sounding) AF C-130 reserve pilot was in the instrument...

The 33 Greatest Lies in Aviation

I'm from the FAA and I'm here to help you. Me? I've never busted minimums. We will be on time, maybe even early. Pardon me, ma'am, I...

You Know You’re Addicted To Aviation When…

...you have to write a post about it. ...you almost crash your car because you are craning your neck to look out the sunroof at...