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A Very Great Plane: The Douglas DC-3

I just heard one of my favorite sounds in the world – a prop plane flying nearby. That sound tends to bring my mind back to the early days of aviation, and this time was no different. Over the last few weeks I’ve become mildly obsessed with the Douglas DC-3… would you believe that there […]

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The phrase “Never meet your hero” is a lie… a big, big lie

I read about airplanes and I’m happy. I write about airplanes and I’m happy. But when someone else reads what I write about airplanes… that’s the ultimate – an indescribable feeling of satisfaction and success. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: aviation is in my blood. With parents who met as flight […]

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Top Fun: A Hidden Gem for Aviation Enthusiasts of ALL Ages

I love airplanes. I bet you didn’t see that coming. Of course, I prefer the real deal to a model or a toy of any sort. But alas… I’m not fortunate enough to find myself actually in an airplane or out at the airport as often as I’d like. So, I’ve expectedly gathered an aviation […]

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A Truly Great Plane: The Boeing 747

Two hundred and sixty-four days… it sounds like a long time, but I know it will come quickly. Just about eight months from now I’ll be soaring through the clouds aboard the Queen of the Skies: a Boeing 747. While it may not sound incredibly exciting to some, it will be truly monumental for me, […]

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