Lovely night in Idaho. Ribs for dinner, s’mores for dessert, the kids playing tag and a Space Station flyover. Good stuff.
AARP is on the warpath. Don’t piss off the old people.
A few weeks ago Flavien posted about the cool little Mini that he found at auction over in Japan. Well, I bought it and will be importing it into the US via the port of Savannah, GA. There will be another classic Mini in Atlanta. This is intended as a gift for my wife, but I hope/assume that I will get plenty of time…
I await the Lifehacker article saying how great it is that you can avoid long lines and use your fingerprints. People seem to indicate that they want speed, reliability and low cost, but when folks try and deliver that it is “big brother” out to get you.
Always good to wake up to a a nice pair.
Nom Nom Nom
We took delivery of our first A350-900. It is a good looking.jet up close and has lovely organic winglets. Carbon wings and fuselage. Brave new world stuff.
They had to close the ramp due to lightning. I’m guessing we will be here for a while. Watching Kong: Skull Island
Movie night. Armageddon is horrible, cheesey goodness.
Trump meets Putin today.
Local station is playing double shots for the holiday. No idea what the second song will be.
Buy the blimp! GSA Auctions has an airship for sale. Only $50k.
Could have been. It would have been a sight to see.
The American Volenteer Group sits at the ready.
You can dodge a ball.
Looks like that Air Asia flight that made the press yesterday lost a fan blade. That will give you a good case of the shakes.
Some of the best TV ever.
MIT has an awesome open course you can download that has many of the project leaders from the Space Shuttle program discussing their respective areas. These are the folks who were there from the beginning discussing systems, structures, aero, DOD use and a bunch of other stuff. In the aerothermodynamics session it was…
Calbraith Perry Rodgers was the first person to fly Coast to coast in his Wright EX in 1911. It took him almost 3 months and he had Charles Taylor, the man who built a good bit of the Wright Flyer, with him for support. Today I’ve flown Coast to coast twice. ATL-SEA-ATL to get my nephew for a visit. Amazing what a…