Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later

Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later Nine years ago today, Cactus 1549 struck a flock of geese and ditched in the Hudson River. The rest, as they say, is history. An encore post . . . Miracle on the Hudson—9 Years Later The “Miracle on the Hudson” has fairly become the stuff of legend. But the […]

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#Bombogenesis and Airlines—How do Pilots Cope?

#Bombogenesis and Airlines—How do Pilots Cope? How do pilots deal with weather, and especially Ice Storms such as the recent “Bombogenesis?” Well, The Points Guy, an excellent travel blog, recently interviewed me and other pilots, such as Patrick Smith of Ask the Pilot, about that very topic. The result is an EXCELLENT and thorough article […]

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Happy National Aviation Day 2017!

Happy National Aviation Day 2017! Friends, in 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared this day, August 19th, National Aviation Day. Intending to celebrate the nation’s achievements in aviation, it is no coincidence that today is also Orville Wright’s birthday. As a duly sworn avgeek, it is YOUR DUTY to go out there and do something […]

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#AmazonPrimeDay #Aviation Blowout!

#AmazonPrimeDay #Aviation Blowout & FREE #Kindle Books!

#AmazonPrimeDay #Aviation Blowout & FREE #Kindle Books! NOTICE TO AIRMEN & WOMEN!!! Folks, later this week I’ll be in training, so will be a tad “NORDO” (No Radio.) But, that doesn’t mean we can’t have some serious aeronautical fun right here, right now! To wit, in celebration of the upcoming Amazon Prime Day on July 11th, […]

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