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Fifty Ways to Fly

Alison Hill’s latest book is a collection of poems and songs on a single theme contributed by 45 people. She has edited the book in a creative style. 274 more words


TAP Air Portugal, Business Class - Airbus A 319: Lisbon to Amsterdam

Date: 29. April 2017.
Departure: 09:20.
Arrival: 12:50.
Flight time: 2 hours 30 minutes.
Seat: 1F, window.

I’ve just completed another course in Lisbon. I’ve rather enjoyed myself. 951 more words


Communication in Aviation

If you’re a frequent air traveller then you must have experienced the delays and cancellation of flights due to bad weather.

To us it is easily conveyed through calls or messages from the airlines but what about those aeroplanes which are still in the sky preparing to land or are on their way to destination? 311 more words


Friday Fun - Flight to nowhere with Dad

It’s been a long time since I’ve flown anywhere with my Dad, so we met and grabbed a Skyhawk from my flying club. We spent most of this morning waiting for the fog to clear, and once we got in the air it was obvious that the weather wasn’t going to cooperate in either direction we wanted to go so we just made a lazy circle out on top of the cloud layers near lake lure and turned around. 98 more words


World Traveller

I’ve been very fortunate to have traveled a vast portion of the globe!

At last count I’ve visited 4 continents, and numerous countries! In fact, I’ve visited 43% of all the European Countries, and a total of 13% of countries across the globe! 93 more words


Today in Transportation History – 1910: French Aviator Wins England's First Long-Distance Plane Race

A pioneering aviation event in England came to an end when Louis Paulhan finished first in a two-man London-to-Manchester plane race. The French aviator landed in Manchester early in the morning after he had begun his 186-mile flight from London. 224 more words


When You Gotta Go - You Gotta Go!

A passenger thrown off a jet/
Was possibly made to regret/
That feeling a need/
He went off and peed/
Instead of just sit and get wet. 38 more words