My son was jumping out of the van and tripped, with the phone in his hand. He basically slammed it face down on the driveway. He’s fine, but the phone, not so much.
My middle schoolers had sex ed this week. This is what my son said:
I’ve been going back and re-editing some pictures I took at an airshow in Abilene last year. This time around I used a combination of Lightroom and Photoshop. For the most part, I’m very happy with the results. I still have a lot to learn, but I’m finally beginning to get the results I’ve always wanted.
Time to party! Got any big plans?
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 23 through May 25.
I spent a few minutes reading some of the comments over on Jalopnik from the article about a young mother who was killed by a pair of street racers. Her baby, who she was pushing in a stroller, was critically injured. The comments go about as you might expect, but I have a thought that I’d like to share with a more…
Now that’s a pretty airplane, despite the swastika.
I was digging through an old hard drive and found this video of my twins. This was Christmas Day 2008, when they were three years old. The guitar was a Christmas gift. This cracks me up every time I watch it. I miss this age.
This cartoon was originally published in 1995.
The Porsche Cayenne has pulled an A380, and now this Tesla X P100D is pulling a 787. Actually, electric airplane tugs are starting to become a thing, as airports are switching to them in an attempt to lower emissions.
Taking off from the Reflecting Pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. The buildings to the right are the old Main Navy and Munitions Buildings.
Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 19 through May 22.
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This extraordinary photo was taken by Life Magazine photographer Larry Burrows. Burrows captured some of the most iconic images of the Vietnam war, photographs that portrayed both the horrors and the brotherhood of war. Along with two other photographers, Burrows was killed in 1971 when his helicopter was shot down…
Whittier, California. Anybody care to guess the year? I have no idea.
Leaving in a couple of weeks. Should be fun. With side trips, it will likely be closer to 3,000 miles, which is about normal for our summer driving vacations.
I heard you guys liked flying boats. So lets start our week off with the queen of flying boats, the Boeing 314 Yankee Clipper, flying over Washington DC. Best if we just keep going, though. No good reason to land there.