One of the things I’m watching the news for today is the flight of Boeing’s new F-15EX, the first of 144 purchased by the US Air Force, an all-new version of the Eagle with vastly improved capabilities. The first flight, from Boeing’s plant at Lambert Field in St Louis, had been scheduled for yesterday, the […]
Remember that episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the one where everyone bursts into song? Bear with me, because I’m in a musical mood today.
It’s not exactly an aviation story, or a Christmas one either, but it’s aviation-adjacent and that’s not all: there’s winter, snow, and a happy ending.
Couldn’t be the same guy, I thought. There must be lots of O’Gradys.
Not that many years ago I could have gotten in serious trouble for even confessing to flying against a MiG, never mind sharing the details.
When I flew the F-15 Eagle, I occasionally wrote articles for USAF publications.
If you hate crowds but love old airplanes, there’s no better time to visit an air museum than during a pandemic.
What’s a day in the life of a fighter pilot?