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Living in the Age of Airplanes

Is it any wonder that people from all walks of life are fascinated with airplanes? Think about it… these massive hunks of metal fire up their engines and FLY… I mean, how can you not look up at the sky each time you hear one soaring overhead? But planes have done more than just defy […]

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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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Invisible Highways: An Inside Look at Air Traffic Control in the U.S.

Note: This was originally published on the Aviation Queen blog, where I have been fortunate enough to post as a guest contributor thanks to the immense kindness of Benรฉt Wilson. While I love music, these days I find myself listening to air traffic control feeds more often than tunes. On average, more than 400,000 landings […]

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A Truly Great Plane: The Boeing 747

Two hundred and sixty-four daysโ€ฆ it sounds like a long time, but I know it will come quickly. Just about eight months from now Iโ€™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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