Category Archives: Aviation

Event Review: Airliners International 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA

Disclaimer: In exchange for full expo registration, I am writing this review. Celebrating its 41st annual 3-day expo, Airliners International 2017 took place in Denver, Colorado from 14-17 June at the Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Watch those Airport Scales

It goes without saying – though I’ll say it anyway – that travel during the holiday season somehow becomes even more of a nuisance.  Everything you never liked about planes, trains, automobiles, and bikes is amplified to the nth degree. … Continue reading

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Airline Safety Cards

Note: With two notable exceptions below, I almost always ask one of the flight crew if I can take an airline safety card. Do I really want to take an airline safety card as a souvenir?  They’re typically cooped up … Continue reading

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Flight Review: Mokulele Airlines, Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Imperial/El Centro, CA (IPL)

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing a review for the airline Mokulele Airlines, I was offered a flight between Los Angeles (LAX) and El Centro/Imperial County (IPL), California. Oh, hey, a domestic fifth freedom flight!  Mokulele Airlines was founded in 1994 as Mokulele … Continue reading

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Flight Review: Tailwind, New York Skyports Seaplane Base (QNY) to Stratford, CT, USA (BDR)

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing a review for the airline Tailwind, I was offered a flight between Manhattan, New York and Stratford (Bridgeport), Connecticut. On that particular day, I could have strolled up to the airport – seaport? – and boarded two … Continue reading

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Flight Reviews: Sun Air Express, Lancaster, PA (LNS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hagerstown, MD (HGR)

(They are now called Southern Airways Express.) Disclaimer: In exchange for writing a review for the airline Sun Air Express, I was offered a flight between Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Washington Dulles, and a flight from Washington Dulles to Hagerstown, Maryland. Sun … Continue reading

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History Standard Time at Oakland International Airport

Your odd fact for the day: China is officially in one time zone. (Relevant transition, please!) Understood…the governments’ of China and Pakistan have had a good relationship for decades.  Slightly less related, a few years ago, I was flying through … Continue reading

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