Category Archives: Interesting Stuff

Not Enough Pilots?

I pulled this off of Peter’s blog (The Bayou Renaissance Man): What happens when you don’t train enough replacements I note with interest that Japanese airlines are going to have to cancel thousands of flights this year because many of … Continue reading

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The Little Coincidences…

Last April (2014) I was visiting Bill and Fran Ferrier in San Antonio when Bill pulled out his Air Force Pilot’s Flying Log Book to show me a trip that we took when we were flying T-38s at Randolph.  I … Continue reading

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German Fighter Pilots

When I was a kid I read almost everything I could find on WW II American Fighter Pilots.  Dick Bong was a favorite.  I also enjoyed reading about Robert Lee Scott, Bob Johnson, and of course, Chuck Yeager.  When I … Continue reading

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Sarcasm, Cynicism and Beer can, Save Lives

In 1985 I was the Chief of Standardization (Stan/Eval), 12th Flying Training Wing (FTW), Randolph AFB, TX.  That Spring the fine folks at HQ ATC decided to have a 2-day “risk assessment” conference at Randolph.  Swell.  The project officer was … Continue reading

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My High School Senior Year

I showed up at General H. H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, West Germany in early September 1963.  We had moved to Wiesbaden, maybe a few weeks earlier, from Chambley AFB, France – after DeGaulle threw us (Americans) out of … Continue reading

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Honey & Cinnamon

(I pulled this off “the Net” this morning.  You can find information of ‘Snopes;’ and I like what I see here:  http://fatalfacts.com/index.php?/topic/1308-facts-on-honey-and-cinnamon-it-is-found-that-a-mixture-of-honey-and-cinnamon-cures-most-diseases/  They are essentially the same…) Drug companies won’t like this one getting around.  Facts on Honey and Cinnamon: … Continue reading

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