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THE BEAUTIFUL BOEING 727

The Boeing 727 is the ultimate pilot’s airplane. Its design is totally sensuous with its sleek phallic-like profile. Sitting on the tarmac it appears to be speeding along at about 80 knots. Every aspect of its engineering is a result of creative aeronautical engineers; for instance: each wing has 36 moving parts.

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WHY PILOTS LOVE THEIR JOB

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,…

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