How would history judge us, though, if we used military jets against our own people, flying low and fast over crowds of civilian protesters in order to confuse and disperse them?
I wonder if Chuck Yeager ever did a sky dong?
Widowmaker or no, I jumped at the chance to fly in it.
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.