I first became familiar with the name “pisco” after imbibing a refreshing, knock-your-socks-off, more-or-less Peruvian national cocktail called a pisco sour. Pisco is an alcohol more akin to moonshine versus a high-quality liquor. Nonetheless, the sweet cocktail soon wormed itsContinue reading
Blogs about aircraft and their quirks.
The Curious Nasca Lines (Part I)
Anyone who has ever read the sensational “Chariots of the Gods” or seen numerous shows about aliens, archeology, or strange occurrences is likely aware of the mysterious Nasca Lines. These marks on a coastal plain not far from the cityContinue reading
Midway Island Recollection
INTRODUCTION: A while ago, my dad and I were looking through his flying and military photos, when he sent me an email: “Seeing the “Old Gooney Bird” reminds me that I flew one of these aircraft from Miami, FloridaContinue reading
The day B-24 Liberator “White Y” didn’t come home
Tens crews launched their B-24 Liberators into the dark, cold morning air on March 14, 1945 from Pantanella field in Italy. Copilot Lt. William Bradley flew next to Lt. Martz, who commanded the aircraft as they headed to bomb theContinue reading
Three Generations of Blue
Welcome again to guest blogger (and niece) Katy. Her stories of flying and life in the military are inspiring. Enjoy! ***** Hello again! Flying is the family business. First, it was my Grandfathers’ business, with my patient & loving GrandmothersContinue reading
Greetings from the air!
The following is the first in a series of guest blog posts written by my niece, Katy, who flies as an Air Force instructor pilot. Hello World! Some of you may know me from Sandy’s previous blog posts–specifically about myContinue reading