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.
Mr. Trump has already been tagged as a pariah by foreign heads-of-state. His authoritarian leadership style reveals a bully personality which could be a precursor to a fascist-like state.
The deafening sound of tropical raindrops slamming angrily against the windshield, accompanied by the hurried slap, slap, slap of the windshield wipers while landing in a torrential downpour in Manila ..
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.
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.