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Mustang Alley

Of all the iconic aircraft in the world, the P51 Mustang is probably the top of the heap. Isolationist America had almost no military to speak of when World War II began. We had less than 180,000 soldiers in the … Continue reading

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Let me fly with my boots on!

I needed a good pair of cool weather boots and so naturally went to the internet to shop. Came across the Boot Campaign at http://shop.bootcampaign.org/ Every pair of boots purchased helps to support military families. I like the fact that their … Continue reading

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Harrier Jump Jet

The Harrier is one mean machine. British made and very unique for its ability to do vertical takeoffs and landings via the use of directionally variable nozzles. It is quite a sight to see one takeoff from a standstill and … Continue reading

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Sitting Down on the Job

Just happened to see this guy working on the powerlines recently. He was sitting down on the job. Kind of hard to tell from this angle I guess, so here’s another shot. I guess I would be sitting down on … Continue reading

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Air Pockets

We have all had this happen to us. In casual conversation, the subject of flying comes up and someone will invariably begin to relay the story of the one time they took an airline flight and as they were cruising … Continue reading

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Staniel Cay Landing

I wrote about Staniel Cay earlier in my blog. It’s a wonderful place to visit. Its short runway doesn’t allow the big jets to land so its light jets, turboprops, and pistons. They have daily flights operating with I guess … Continue reading

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View from the Front Office

You just can’t beat the view out the front window. Without a doubt it is one of the major reasons we fly-the view. I have always enjoyed flying and also photography and that’s one of the reasons for doing a … Continue reading

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National Air & Space Museum

The only good thing I can think of about paying taxes are the free museums in Washington, D.C.  My favorite is the National Air & Space Museum. Surprise, surprise. Having read about famous airplanes my whole life, it is very … Continue reading

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Friends at Fox

For a month prior to the election AirStat was busy flying around the country with former presidential candidate, Herman Cain, and Mark Block and their team on the Truth Tour. Mr. Cain made a lot of speeches over that month … Continue reading

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When Flyers Pig.

Who doesn’t like to eat? Aviators are no different. It’s just that we have to travel farther to get to some of our favorite restaurants. I remember a pilot friend telling me that they no longer use the name of … Continue reading

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