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Parachutes for Planes

What a GREAT IDEA! I had the opportunity to meet Boris Popov, founder of the BRS company that created the Ballistic Recovery System.  I refueled his airplane and asked about the parachute in the back window.  Like a proud father, he told me exactly how the system works.  Much to the consternation of the Air [...]

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The New Puppy Coin

A place we can discuss this project off of Facebook.  Areas in Black will be Antique Brass. If you have graphics, join the team and upload them on the GoFundMe page above. The initial run will 25 coins.  Coins, not people, so toss in $20 per coin if you want one.  The first run [...]

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US INTERCEPTS SOVIET AIRCRAFT 1989

HUD recording with audio. This post is exclusively for Patrons of the Lucky Puppy. This happened in 1989.

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The Crash of B-52F “DOE11”

14 MAR 1961, Yuba City CA–  A United States Air Force B-52F-70-BW Stratofortress bomber, AF Serial No. 57-0166, call sign DOE11,of the 72d Bombardment Squadron, 4134th Strategic Wing crashed after fuel starvation. The aircraft, carrying two nuclear weapons departed from Mather Air Force Base near Sacramento. Major Raymond V Clay, pilot and aircraft commander.  Twenty minutes [...]

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September Eleventh, 2001

In case you weren’t here back then….

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Las Vegas Airlines

They went out of business……..good.

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Cafepress is Shadowing Blocking Me

Cafepress will not publish anything that has been on the Internets, or copyrighted or images of celebrities. A “pending” image is one they’ve blocked, pending you removal of the offending image. Sure some are legit, but take a look at some of these:

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The Death of Rich Russell

Since his tragic death, Rich Russell has become a legend in the world of aviation.

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F-16 Arrives at Oshkosh Airshow

Maybe he just came in hot, forgot to lower the flaps, forgot to deploy the speed brakes and fucked up.

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The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

“The Lake, it is said, never gives up her dead.
When the skies of November turn gloomy.”
-Gordon Lightfoot

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