Tag Archives: Eastern Airlines

The Old Days in the Airlines

Oops! I should have published this last Tuesday, but made the mistake of not pressing the correct button on the blog control panel…  So for your enjoyment today…  ——————— Monday, I wrote about celebrating the near-end of working on our … Continue reading

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Hey – what’s happening here?

Those were the last words of Captain Robert Loft, 38 years ago tonight. Eastern Airlines Flight 401 departed New York’s JFK airport at 9:20 in the evening enroute to Miami International Airport. The flight progressed normally until about 11:30. On … Continue reading

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Hey – what’s happening here?

Those were the last words of Captain Robert Loft, 38 years ago tonight. Eastern Airlines Flight 401 departed New York’s JFK airport at 9:20 in the evening enroute to Miami International Airport. The flight progressed normally until about 11:30. On … Continue reading

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Heroes

My student and I finished our flight a little early and when we returned to the ramp, I saw an early model Cessna 210 sitting in front of the flight dispatch building. From afar, the airplane looked good. As I … Continue reading

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