Anne Billingsley Kerr
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on October 14, 2015
Dennis Brown contacted Lady Skywriter last Thursday to introduce himself and tell me he had been doing research on the Northwest Airlines Martin 202 crash at Almelund MN for years. On the website he found my article about Northwest’s dark chapter with the Martin 202s during the 1950s. Dennis was planning a memorial observation of […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on October 12, 2015
Photos courtesy of Robert DuBert.
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on October 6, 2015
I’ll be there at an Author Table with the 2nd Edition of my book, Fujiyama Trays & Oshibori Towels: With 56 more pages and 83 more photos, the 2nd Edition adds new stories spawned by readers of the original edition published in 2009; plus reviews of books about NWA and tributes to many special Northwest […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on October 2, 2015
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on September 28, 2015
Oh the places they’ll go and the people they’ll see!!! No wonder these girls are smiling and happy. They’ve had a chance to get up-close and personal with a real live astronaut! Dr. Sandra Magnus (back row) has been in space THREE times! And spent 4-1/2 months on the International Space Station on N.A.S.A. Expedition […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on September 25, 2015
GO BOLDLY! C’mon over to St. Paul Airport (Holman Field) for the festivities. This event is specifically for girls, ages 10 to 17, to familiarize them with the transformative career opportunities associated with flight, and how education in S.T. E. M (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) can help achieve these goals. Two identical sessions, 9 […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on August 7, 2015
All photos and some captions courtesy of Robert DuBert, NWAHC newsletter REFLECTIONS editor. Thanks, Bob!
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on August 3, 2015
It all started with an email from Don Falenczykowski, my friend and Southwest Airlines Captain based at MDW, passing the word about these great new products made from repurposed Southwest Airlines leather seats. Making bags out of airplane seat covers is an EXTREME exercise in creativity, akin to designing a big jigsaw puzzle […]
Thank you Airliners International ATL 2015, and Roger Jarman, Atlantic Models, for this stunning DC-4!
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on July 25, 2015
Let’s be clear, here. One has to be old to remember working on DC-4s and B-377 Stratocruisers. And to have photos and mementos from those days to share with others. For a story about my flying days on a DC-4 please click on “Meet Anne” above, and under that, “Memoir Excerpts.” There you’ll find A […]
By Anne Billingsley Kerr on July 22, 2015
The first thing I saw when I entered Mary and Jan’s house, after Cap’n. Don greeted me at the door, was this magnificent presentation. Turns out this was only the beginning. I had met retired NC/Republic/NWA Cap’t. Richard; Skyways/Mississippi Valley/Air Wisconsin/Southwest Cap’t. Don; retired NC/Republic F/A Lona and retired physician Mary previously. Over 50 years […]