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"It's All Boeing's Fault"

“It’s All Boeing’s Fault”

Recently, at the NWA History Centre, Anne, Gail (a retired flight attendant) and I were lamenting the cramped and uncomfortable seats found in today’s airline economy class cabins, seating which has made air travel an ordeal to be endured.  I made the flippant remark, “It’s all Boeing’s fault.” A simplification to be sure, but here’s […]

Watch for Guest Blogger Bob DuBert next week!

Watch for Guest Blogger Bob DuBert next week!

Lady Skywriter is on vacation on the coast of Maine, and having a great time, except for the crowded and cramped flight from MSP to DTW!  Bob DuBert  will address this very issue of cramped airplane seating in his guest blog, filled with little-known information,which will be published next week!  

Black Sheep Squadron Flying Again!

Black Sheep Squadron Flying Again!

In real life, on September 16, 1943, Gregory “Pappy” Boyington and his hand-picked squadron of fighter pilots made a name for themselves on their very first mission, during which Pappy shot down six Japanese Zeros. U. S. Marine squadron VMF 214, nicknamed the “Black Sheep,” had quickly become legends of World War II. This group of […]