This lady is not telling the truth
SubmittedI was actually on this flight on Friday evening from ORD to DCA. I have been a reader of this forum for a long time but seeing this all over the news made me sign up so I could tell you what really happened here and hopefully stop this liar in her tracks....As many on this forum suspected we were not getting the whole truth. (www.flyertalk.com) More...
50 pound slab of blue ice falls off Air Force One narrowly missing “Occupy Las Vegas” protesters
SubmittedA group of several dozen “Occupy Las Vegas” protesters camping on Clark County land located under the final approach to Runway 19 at McCarran International Airport today narrowly missed being injured when a 50 lb. slab of “blue ice” reportedly landed within feet of their tents....Too easy so will pass on comment. (canadafreepress.com) More...
Amazing tale of a desperate WWII US pilot’s encounter with a German flying ace
SubmittedOn Dec. 20, 1943, a young American bomber pilot named Charlie Brown found himself somewhere over Germany, struggling to keep his plane aloft with just one of its four engines still working....a great read. (www.nypost.com) More...
Woman shoots drone: “It hovered for a second and I blasted it to smithereens.”
Submitted65 year old women cleaning her shotguns after church on a Sunday morning decided she didn't like to be buzzed so practiced her skeet shooting with her .410. The paparazzi learned not to mess with grandmothers with shotguns. (arstechnica.com) More...
800 People Evacuated From Kabul Aboard A Single C-17 Cargo Jet: Reports
SubmittedWhether the number is accurate or not, at least the Air Force was mostly on the ball. Aerial refueling needed as unlikely fuel available in Kabul. 800 people would give a load of around 160,000 lb so that is pushing the limits weight-wise but that would also be overcome with the aerial refueling with a lower TOW. This loadmaster is a natural as a supervisor in a sardine canning factory. (www.thedrive.com) More...
Inside Gaddafi's Private A340
SubmittedAll this from a guy that posed as a simple tribesman and living in a tent. (s275.photobucket.com) More...
Nothing could stop this father from spending Christmas with his flight attendant daughter
SubmittedMillions of people fly home to spend Christmas with their families — but one family celebrated the holiday on the flights themselves. Pierce Vaughan, a flight attendant for Delta, had to work over Christmas. Instead of spending the holiday apart, her father decided to join her in the sky. Vaughan’s father Hal boarded his daughter’s flights on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (www.winknews.com) More...
The World’s Last Passenger 727 Just Flew for the Last Time
SubmittedOn Sunday, an airplane that used to be the most popular in the world flew its last scheduled flight with passengers. A Boeing 727 operated its final passenger flight, between two Iranian cities. (www.msn.com) More...
Pilot Confesses Secret Just Moments before Takeoff. Hands Woman Envelope 21 Years in the Making
SubmittedWith all the airline horror stories of late, sometimes the happy ones need to be posted. Here is a video of a Southwest captain celebrating his one millionth passenger....classy. (www.liftable.com) More...
Mary Ellis, Legendary Female WWII Pilot, Passes Away At 101
SubmittedOne year before the Royal Air Force, RAF, was formed in the United Kingdom, Mary Wilkins was born. She would go on to be a trailblazer and true heroine of WWII as one of the few female fighter pilots in the war. Sadly, Mary Wilkins Ellis passed away on Tuesday at the age of 101....She served her country (blog.theveteranssite.greatergood.com) More...
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