ISIL, Or ISIS, if you prefer, is verified to have a very active contingent of operatives in the Sinai Peninsula. The Sharm el Sheikh airport had reportedly lax security.
Author Archive | Al (aka Ace Abbott) Morris
They have watched a satellite streak across a starry sky, seen the clear, deep blue of the stratosphere, felt the incalculable force of the heavens. They have marveled at sun-streaked evenings, dappled earth, velvet night, spun silver clouds, sculptured cumulus: God’s weather. They have viewed the Northern Lights, a wilderness of sky, a pilot’s halo,…
It was a sortie war. Our enemy was the U.S. Navy. We were in a contest for appropriations – more sorties – more bombs dropped. I remained incensed over the pointless loss of life, the unbelievable incompetence of our leadership.
This preferred reading for aviation aficionados is not restricted to pilots. Layman will have fun with these books as well. WARNING: many of these storys read like fiction and they will spike your blood pressure as you venture of into the wild blue vicariously. Also, readers could encounter “light chop” in the form of vignettes…
Bertrand Picard and his Solar Impulse aircraft are now in Nanjing, China preparing for the long leg across the Pacific Ocean http://www.solarimpulse.com/ . While the Solar impulse mission of flying around the world is quite an undertaking and a costly operation it appears that solar aviation is a burgeoning reality.
When the totality of the investigation is complete it is near certain that it will reveal that the pilot remaining in the cockpit intentionally caused the crash.