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United 757 Display

You don’t often get to see an airliner maneuvering at low level. They tend to be up and away or approaching to land in a stable configuration. Each year at Fleet Week, united bring one of their airliners as part … Continue reading

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Kites at St Annes

In putting together a recent post about the kite festival in San Ramon I was taken back to my kite flying exploits when I lived in Lancashire. I had always been a kite fan as a kid and had a … Continue reading

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Kite Flying

San Ramon holds an annual kite festival which we checked out last year. This time we went back and, rather than get too distracted by the other stuff that was there, we focused on the kite flying itself. There is … Continue reading

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Boeing Field

No great story for today’s post. I got some time to shoot at Boeing Field in the evening after a day of meetings and travel. Some of the interesting subjects got their own posts. Here are just a few shots … Continue reading

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Flying in the Champ

While I was with Eric, he suggested we do a little flying in his Champ.  I haven’t flown a Champ before and Eric let me get some stick time.  Most of the aircraft I have flown over the years have … Continue reading

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Flying With Pete

My relative Pete is the sort of friend I was destined to have.  Pete likes lots of fun things but at the heart of it for him (aside from his family of course) is flying.  Pete has been flying all … Continue reading

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Helicopter Over London

My Dad’s 70th birthday seemed like something that deserved a decent present.  What to get him though?  As someone who spent his entire working career in London property, he has seen all parts of the city many times.  However, I … Continue reading

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Cowes – Where I Used to Live

More of our Isle of Wight flying here.  Just a short highlight of a place I spent a lot of my childhood.  Cowes is the place I lived and went to school for a number of years.  We lived in … Continue reading

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Chicago Air and Water Show

Middle of August means the Chicago Air and Water Show is back.  This year’s show, like all other shows in the US, was always going to be a bit different since the US military was not going to be taking … Continue reading

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Passing Airliners

More on the looking out of the window of airliners theme today.  This time the subject is other airliners.  If you don’t stare out of the window much, you might not be aware just how much other traffic is out … Continue reading

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