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By Robert DuBert on September 24, 2014
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 […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on September 16, 2014
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!
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on September 7, 2014
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 […]