THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING
On Common Sense Stuff
Waiting is a huge part of aviation. You wait for the fueler to arrive, the mechanic to show, the weather to clear,
and so forth. We'll present here a few things with which to amuse yourself as you while away the hours.
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Well at least they didn't call it "breaking news." Thanks, Dan.
I think I flew this airplane one time. Don't remember hanging it out to dry like this, though. Thanks, Jonathan.
Oshkosh. Some great YouTube clips. Thanks, Len.
Gibraltar. The most interesting airport I ever flew into. Thanks, Jonathan.
Flight 1549 Simulation . Great animation on YouTube. Thanks Mary and Len for the link..
Lindbergh's Trans-Atlantic Flight. Some great clips. Click on "Contact" on the left to then select from the four clips in the center. Thanks, Jonathan.
In the Age of the 707.... Ah, for the good ole days. Thanks Jonathan and unknown author.
Charlie Brown and his B-17, a great Memorial Day story. Thanks, Dave and Andy.
Some really great airshow shots. Thanks, Dan. Memorial Day Air Show from Jones Beach, NY
Whale Tale: Another good story from Mike. Thanks much.
Cornfield Bomber: A good story. Thanks, Mike.
Military Photos: Some of these are repeats, but the new ones are awesome! Number 17 just begs the title "Roger Ball."
For CEOs only. Thanks, Jonathan.
The biggest of the bigs. Thanks Steve. Antonov 225
Fishing (?) is hours and hours of boredom interrupted by moments of shear terror. (This Way)
F-16 cuts it just a bit too close. (click here)
No Frills Airline (click here). Needs media player.
What old loadmasters do after retirement. (click here)
Pilot Humor: http://www.worteldrie.com/flash/emer.html
Packing Pilots: http://www.gophergas.com/funstuff/captainspeaking1.htm
Videos A growing lists of neat flicks.
A great way to while away a few hours! (The Oops List)
For those who dream of flying (no, I mean really flying) check this out. (Jet-Man)
Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: Some really great photos.
Video: Why the captain gets the big bucks (well, not so big anymore, but you'll get the idea).
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Moving Jigsaw Puzzle Drag and drop the pieces.
Airplane frolicking in the surf.
bathroom floor painted to catch the attention
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