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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

N587CA Convair CV-580

Aircraft recently flew a nonstop that lasted 11½ hrs. Built in 1957.

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Cloak and Dagger

We're not sure what these operatives were up to, but we took a picture of the handoff and sent it to the Embassy.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Delta Flight 1086 La Guardia LGA N909DL MD-80 No Fatalities

Nobody died in this incident because the "MD" Series of McDonnell Douglas aircraft have a stronger fuselage than similar planes. An Airbus would have broken in half.

The arrows in the pictures below show the "crease" that divides the cross-section into two semicircles. Two circles are stronger than one. It makes the fuselage stronger.

Sunday, March 1, 2015