Author Archives: Ratherbflyin

Let’s try this again

Hello again. I know it has been an incredibly long time since I last did anything with this blog. Well, I’m going to give it another go. I know that a sizable number of people have signed up as subscribers, … Continue reading

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Starting Again

It has been a great long while since my last post. Ironically, that was a post where I said I was going to try to post more frequently. Well, I’m going to give this another shot. I will (hopefully) be … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

I am a bad blogger. It has been far too long since I last posted anything new on my site. There are reasons for this, some of them may actually be good reasons, but I should not have gone this … Continue reading

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SkyDrift: A Review

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A friend of mine gave me a copy of the new game SkyDrift for my birthday (thanks, Graham!). Before I get started, let me confess that as a pilot I hold any game that involves flying to a very high standard. … Continue reading

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LightSquared prepared to sue FCC

It appears that LightSquared is prepared to sue the FCC if the FCC does not issue approval for the company to begin installation and operation of approximately 40,000 towers in the US to provide universal 4G data service across the … Continue reading

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FAA Releases Emergency Airworthiness Directive Regarding 737 Classic Models

Yesterday, the FAA released AD 2011-08-51 in response to the in-flight fuselage rupture experienced by Southwest Airlines flight 812 an April 1st. The AD calls for NDT inspections of 737 classic models (-300, -400, -500) with more than 30,000 flight … Continue reading

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UPS Crash in Dubai (Update)

The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) released an update to the preliminary report on the crash of a UPS Boeing 747 freighter just after takeoff from Dubai International Airport last September. It appears that, at least for now, suspicions … Continue reading

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Gulfstream G650 Crashes, Kills Four

A Gulfstream G650 crashed in Roswell, NM yesterday morning, killing the two pilots and two engineers who were on board. Gulfstream confirmed the incident yesterday, and today released the identities of the four employees that were on the aircraft. The G650 … Continue reading

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Teledyne Continental Motors Set to be Acquired by AVIC

Yes, I know. This is somewhat old news, but I only just learned about it yesterday. It seems that Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY) has agreed to sell its subsidiary Teledyne Continental Motors to AVIC International Holding Corporation, a large … Continue reading

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Game 5: Koala-BR8

I have completed my fifth game, and uploaded it to the site. This game is called Koala-BR8, and no, I did not come up with the name. Koala-BR8 was actually quite a lot of fun to put together, as well … Continue reading

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