I’m currently working on detecting loss of control (LOC) on an overshoot of base to final. Using data models in X-Plane which depending on the aircraft model is known to be pretty accurate (there’s a certified commercial version suitable for flight training). Not practical to do this in an actual airplane for obvious reasons like crashingContinue reading “Detecting and predicting loss of control in flight”
For the first time since 1956, the B-29 known as Doc took to the sky on a sunny morning in Wichita, Kansas. This video includes highlights from footage captured during first flight. More information at http://www.b-29doc.com
I am a somewhat reluctant weekend companion for Julie when it comes to antique and old stuff stores. I dragged my feet for much of the morning doing my normal “don’t poke the bear routine” (why she puts up with me is anyone’s guess). Then we got to “Scavengers” which is a new place forContinue reading “I must have all of the maps”
Attended a retirement for a Marine Prowler today. She’ll be permanently on display at Hickory Airport. Was great to share some memories with friends and family and hear the roar of a pair of J-52s one last time. Love love love this airplane.
I don’t know people, maybe I need better friends. Somehow in 2011 I missed this and it’s the best thing ever.
Its just an old beat up truckSome say that I should trade upNow that I got some jangle in my pocketBut what they don’t understandIs it’s the miles that make a manI wouldn’t trade that thing in for a rocket -Dierks Bentley “I Hold On”
I’ve got Google Glass for the next couple weeks. What should I be doing with it?
This doesn’t need much explanation. Watch until the end.
I hear nightmare stories from people all the time on AT+T’s customer service… Yesterday afternoon Julie and I noticed a sudden loss of cell service at home. We have identical phones (other than color) and we’re both on Sprint. We’ve been happy Sprint customers for about 6 years now, and issues are rare. I’ve workedContinue reading “A comment on Sprint Customer Service”