NWA Martin 202 Crash 65 years ago memorialized today at Almelund, Minnesota

NWA Martin 202 Crash 65 years ago memorialized today at Almelund, Minnesota

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 […]

MSP Airline Collectible Show and Sale a Success!

MSP Airline Collectible Show and Sale a Success!

Photos courtesy of Robert DuBert.

MSP Collectibles Show and Sale Saturday, October 10

MSP Collectibles Show and Sale Saturday, October 10

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 […]

More Amazing Photographs from Global Girls in Aviation Day!

More Amazing Photographs from Global Girls in Aviation Day!

   

Global Girls in Aviation Day A Huge Success!

Global Girls in Aviation Day A Huge Success!

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 […]

Global Girls in Aviation Day Tomorrow, September 26!

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 […]

The NWAHC is Waiting to See You!

The NWAHC is Waiting to See You!

All photos and some captions courtesy of Robert DuBert, NWAHC newsletter REFLECTIONS editor. Thanks, Bob!

Beautiful bags made from Recycled Leather Airline Seat Covers

Beautiful bags made from Recycled Leather Airline Seat Covers

    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 […]

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Thank you Airliners International ATL 2015, and Roger Jarman, Atlantic Models, for this stunning DC-4!

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 […]

Sunday with the Flying Falenczykowski's and a Fujiyama Tray

Sunday with the Flying Falenczykowski’s and a Fujiyama Tray

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 […]