Category Archives: Aviation/Aerospace

A User’s Manual to Seat 21C – NYTimes.com

http://jetlagged.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/01/03/a-users-manual-to-seat-21c?em&ex=1199854800&en=090fbc057fe2471a&ei=5087%0A Cute NY Times piece that makes me feel even more smug about my recent transatlantic cruises. Flying is for chumps.

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http://www.amazon.com/Paper-Airplanes-Page-Calendar-Calendars/dp/0761145761?ie=UTF8&s=office-products&qid=1199053423&sr=1-2 My apartment is littered with the cast-off pages from a decade’s worth of desk calendars. The family seems to have given up on them as gifts (and on gifts as a whole, really) but this one looks a lot more promising than the cheese trivia of the Wallace & Gromit calendar or the endless-repeats […]

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the Lucksmiths – The Golden Age Of Aviation (Pop Dakar 2006)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSEXGr-ULv4 My favourite song by my favourite band, performed live with their usual terrific understatedness? I’ll need a moment, please. *hand over fluttering heart* The rest of you, go enjoy the Lucksmiths’ “Golden Age of Aviation”. NOW. The vid kicks in a few seconds after the first punch-line is set up, and is a bit-Tali […]

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060602/wl_nm/airlines_development_un_dc_1 Sometimes change comes from the unlikeliest of sources: Four governments, the United Nations and the world’s soccer federation launched a plan on Friday to use the proceeds of a new airline ticket tax to treat people in the developing world suffering from AIDS, malaria or tuberculosis. Officials of Brazil, Chile, France, Norway, the United […]

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http://www.447bg.com/library/crews/aaberg/aaberg.html Happened upon this page when Googling for something else, but I felt the need to share. One of the most dangerous and dashing assignments in WWII was to the Air Command, which suffered terrible casualties during the bombing campaigns. Making it to the end of a tour was cause for celebration, and I love […]

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New York News, Traffic, Sports, Weather, Photos, Entertainment, and Gossip – NY Daily News

http://www.nydailynews.com/front/story/373483p-317515c.html I ask you, why do reporters insist on sentimentalising tragic stories? Is it not enough that a 6 year old was killed, but we have to know that he died singing as a plane tore through his family’s car? What makes this worse is that my cynical reflex kicked in when I read this; […]

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MILLENNIUM FALCON & other STARWARS Parkflyers part 2!! – RC Groups

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=373593 An actual, flying Millennium Falcon??? I gots ta find me a mech nerd to build one of these for me!

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