Monthly Archives: April 2011

You might be a bad driver if…

One of my pet peeves is clueless drivers who interfere with the free flow of traffic and even create traffic hazards. I think the problem is people who just do not think about what they are doing and how it … Continue reading

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Flying pictures from this weekend

Flew from Fort Worth to Brownsville this weekend and went to South Padre Island for sightseeing. There was a pretty good south wind – about 40kts at 3,000 feet – so the trip down took about 4 hours while the … Continue reading

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New Aviation Exhibit Coming to Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

A new exhibit, “Ascent… When Dreams Defy Gravity,” is coming to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History beginning on May 28th. It highlights the place of North Texas in aviation history. I’m not sure everything they will include … Continue reading

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Blue Angels at Fort Worth

As I posted previously, the Blue Angels were at NAS Fort Worth JRB this weekend for Air Power Expo 2011. It was a beautiful day for an air show, if a bit windy. Don’t know where Blue Angel #4 was … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Be a Senator!

Sen James Inhofe (R, OK) landed on a closed runway at Cameron County Airport in Port Isabel, Texas on October 21, 2010.The runway was closed because there were workers and equipment doing repair work on it. How can a pilot … Continue reading

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SMU Honors Convocation

I went to the SMU Honors Convocation last night to see Jill recognized for the University Honors Program and the Civil and Environmental Engineering Award for Excellence in Design. Way to go Jill!   Her design team also won the … Continue reading

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Blue Angels are coming to Fort Worth

NAS Fort Worth JRB is hosting Air Power Expo 2011 on 16 and 17 April. The highlight of the show this year is the Blue Angels, the U.S. Navy flight demonstration team. I saw them fly at Sun ‘n Fun … Continue reading

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