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Flash Mob: White Pilots Can Dance!

Flash Mob: White Pilots Can Dance! Flash! White Pilots Can Dance! (Sort of.) Need proof? Look no further than the American Airlines “Flash Mob” at PHX Sky Harbor Airport! Around 25 AAL employees, including Flight Attendant Bunny and Yours Truly, participated in a Flash Mob at Terminal 4, dancing to Beyonce’s “Move Your Body.” As […]

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Wotr 16-4: Meteors & Skydivers & #PokemonGo, Oh MY!

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for another edition of . . . WORRRRD ON THE RRRAMP! Our periodic roundup of All Cool Things Aviation! Episode 16-4: Emirates 521 crash & evacuation videos; MH 370 update; Oshkosh 2016; Mysterious fireballs in the U.S. sky; President signs Aviation Bill; Formation flight with a Red Bull plane…and a skydiver. […]

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Robot is My Co-Pilot

IT’S OUT!!! THERE I WUZ! ADVENTURES FROM 3 DECADES IN THE SKY VOLUME 3 MORE . . . —Aeronautical Adventures —Inflight Emergencies  —Tough Lessons —Stories behind the stories —Guest Stories —Love, Laughs and Tears in the Sky —Surprises! In this Military-themed volume, I take a backseat to some top gunners of today and yesteryear . . […]

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The Legacy of ValuJet 592

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the ValuJet 592 tragedy.   On May 11, 1996, Flight 592’s McDonnell-Douglas DC-9 crashed into the Everglades a mere eleven minutes after takeoff from Miami, killing all 110 people on board.   On takeoff, improperly packaged and labeled oxygen generators in the cargo compartment caught fire, which quickly spread […]

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Word on the Ramp: Chicks Rule!

Folks, from the flight blog, welcome aboard another edition of . . . WORRRRD ON THE RRRAMP! Our periodic video roundup of All Cool Things Aviation! Episode 16-2: Chicks Rule! In this edition: Airline crash updates; Airport Security & the Brussels Bombing; When pigs—er, dogs, Fly; First Class view of a Solar Eclipse; Gnarly New Zealand […]

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