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City Mouse in Suburbia

There were days living in West Hollywood when I longed for the helicopters to cease circling and just let me have a peaceful night at home. 421 more words

Aeroplane evacuations: why people grab their luggage before escaping

In his first hand account of the emergency evacuation of the British Airways plane that caught fire on a runway at Las Vegas, Guardian journalist Jacob Steinberg described how some passengers tried to get their luggage out of the overhead lockers. 606 more words


So, why do we fly?

Yes, that old question!

If you’re a pilot, a student, ever taken the controls or uttered the words “Hmm, I’d like to fly.” Someone has probably looked at you and said: “What’s wrong with you?” No? 519 more words


Simple Progression

Same story, different post. I am making progress so it’s not all rain clouds at the workbench. I am actually very pleased with my efforts after a good sanding session earlier this evening. 295 more words

Model Airplanes

Seoul, South Korea

One of the many places I have lived, is Seoul, South Korea. When I moved there, I was just starting to get into photography, but especially loved cool perspective shots like the one below. 93 more words


Protecting The Terrorists? US Forces Evacuate ISIS-Daesh Commanders

The Arabic language al-Hadath news website reported that several US military helicopters landed on kilometer 10 of Deir Ezzur-Hasaka road and evacuated a number of ISIL commanders from the region. 267 more words

World At War

In the Company of Heroes

I’m a former air medical (helicopter emergency medical services) crew member, so I love helicopters and have met and flown with some outstanding helicopter pilots. One of them recommended some books about the 160th SOAR, a U.S. 190 more words