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The Magic of Inaugural Flights: Introduction

Welcome to the first of a 4-part series covering my experiences of inaugural flights.

For many aviation and travel enthusiasts, the inaugural service of a new aircraft type is a fantastic moment. 404 more words


Germanwings Crash - French Investigation is Far from Conclusive

Readers of this blog will recall my post Germanwings Crash – Deliberate act by Co-pilot? where it is suggested that the co-pilot deliberatly flew the Airbus A320 into the French Alps. 724 more words


James Salter and Finis Flights

A friend of mine is flying his last Viper sortie this week. I recently read something that comes close to describing how bittersweet that can be. 94 more words


Flying Friday: "When Penguins Flew and Water Burned" (review)

I don’t bother to review very many books, in part because I read a lot and in part because writing reviews takes time away from reading. 133 more words


Cameras on the Moon

“One small step for a man . . . one giant leap for mankind,” Neil Armstrong spoke these immortal words when stepping from the Lunar Module Eagle onto the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. 966 more words

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Denbigh Junior Winter Series 2015 - part 2

Here are the last lot of photos from the Juniors winter trip to Denbigh in Wales.


Germanwings Flight 4U9525 Crashes in Southern France! (Cockpit Voice Recorder Found!)

Good afternoon dear readers. Today is a horrible day. A Germanwings Airbus 320, reqistrated as D-AIPX, crashed on its way from Barcelona, Spain, to Dusseldorf, Germany – My hometown. 301 more words