Tag: MD-80

In past posts I’ve tried to de-bunk the “push button” perception many have of airline flying. Here is a good example in living color. Many of the older airports in the USA system have non-standard approaches that keep the crew …

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In my novels I describe how the rivers run silver or gold during the “Magic Hour” around sun rise and sunset. Last night, flying home from New York City, the Mississippi River turned to gold. As I flew over the …

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One of the realities of being an Aviator is missing holidays and being gone; for days, weeks, months, even years sometimes. This morning I was met by a beautiful rising sun as I pre-flighted my MD-80 for the last leg …

Dawn Launch; Dallas Read More »

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