Did You Check the NOTAMs?

Reading news of the FAA’s ground stoppage of flights this morning, I see that NOTAMs — notices to airmen in my day — are now notices to air missions. Score one for gender neutrality. Let it be noted, though, that the FAA (and the CAA before it) uses the term airman for pilots and other […]

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Wednesday Triple T*

I’m beginning to think our boy Harry is all about keeping his name in the news and his face on television. For a foreigner, he’s zeroed right in on what it takes to become American royalty.

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Ignorance Is Bliss

Google News has a “fact check” section, a Snopes-like feature aimed at debunking disinformation circulating in less-reputable segments of American media (cough Fox News cough).

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