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Air Dancing II

The subject of yesterday’s blog was unique.  The things the human mind can come up with to entertain itself amaze me.  Even more amazing is the control the human mind has over the physical body.  The cliché about being able … Continue reading

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Air Dancing

For those of us who fly, we know our ability to fly is predicated on mathematics and air.  In other words, to fly you must have lift and to generate lift, you have to have a lot of air pressure.  … Continue reading

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The Mighty Eighth

If you are driving down to Florida along Interstate 95, you might see something amazing near Savannah, GA.  As long as you are not sleeping, it is hard to miss the Boeing B-47 Stratojet parked next to the highway. The … Continue reading

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Why I Fly?

Why do I fly?  Sometimes, something like that is hard to explain, especially to those who do not fly.  They say a photograph is worth a thousand words; if that is so, a video is probably worth somewhere upwards of 500,000 paragraphs.  … Continue reading

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My Favorite Student

Becky was a wonderful person.  From the moment I first met her, she was on her way to becoming one of my favorite students.  Becky came to me by way of a fellow airport bum and friend, Dave, a pilot, … Continue reading

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