American Airlines retired the last of their MD-80 aircraft this week. You might be wondering why that’s significant. Heck, for you it might not be. For me, it represents well over 500 hours of time in the air. The Mad Dog and I grew old together in the sky. For one of us, that journey has come to an end.
I’m a sucker for a good airplane paint job. Or, lack thereof, since American Airlines’ iconic polished aluminum look that graced the skies for the past couple of decades is still one of my favorites. There haven’t been a ton of liveries featured by US carriers that bring much in the way of excitement. Southwest Airlines’ new livery was mostly good until you consider the heart on the underbelly, which I truly love. Their special paint jobs featuring various states are among my favorites. United Airlines has started to go […]
While there’s been much talk about the new Delta One Suites on their A350-900s or the first A350-1000 delivered to Qatar Airways this year, it was the A350 vertical takeoff that had heads turning last month at ILA Berlin 2018.
Kids surprise you on a daily basis. Sometimes those are great surprises. Other times you can’t figure out how things got so far off track. Here’s a quick, funny holiday story I hope you enjoy.
I’ve had a number of experiences I never thought would happen in my life. Some are more important than others (meeting a great woman and having kids). Ranked pretty closely behind those are things like being able to ride in the cockpit of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner during take-off. Talk about awesome!