I can’t believe this video. It literally brought tears to my eyes and I frikken hate Christmas. That, in and of itself, is a Christmas miracle. I think it’s really cool that WestJet plays Santa to these passengers on these 2 flights, but, why can’t something cool like this happen to any of the flights that I’m on? Seriously, can you imagine? I think Southwest would be the only American airline with the balls to pull something like this off, but I just don’t see tham doing that for people. Well done WestJet, well done. I should mention, that I […]
I took this photo a couple of weeks ago of ABIA at night. ABIA is Austin Bergstrom International Airport, aka my home airport. If I had the time to go re-do this photo, I’d probably shoot it with a different lens and set the timer differently. Alas, perhaps some day in the future I’ll have some time to stop by the viewing area and retake this shot. I’d also frame the new shot differently as well. Put the horizon lower in the frame and show more of the sky. What is this? A photography self critique?
So, I’ve been away for a while, basically just taking a break from everything website related just because I felt like it. Interestingly, not much changed in terms of traffic to the site. Anyway, here I am again. This item is a few days old, but it’s still cool. British Airways, aka BA, installed these cool looking banners in a couple of places around London. The banners, play a video that identifies the British Airways planes as they fly overhead. It tells you the origin/destination and the flight number of the plane. I think it’s pretty cool. I can see […]
Down, boy!, a photo by United States Marine Corps Official Page on Flickr. Via Flickr: An MV-22 Osprey takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) Aug. 15, 2013. Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Vargas/Released)
The Republic of Korea Air Force air demonstration team, the Black Eagles, perform aerial maneuvers during the Air Power Day 2012 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, Oct. 20, 2012. Air Power Day 2012 represents an annual opportunity for the United States to showcase its military personnel and unique equipment to a global audience. The airshow highlights the relationship between the 51st Fighter Wing and the Republic of Korea through public demonstrations of military equipment and personnel. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Craig Cisek, U.S. Air Force/Released)