Category: Interesting Things

My Ideal Flying Watch

My Ideal Flying Watch

My birthday is coming up (well, it’s in late September) and I was thinking of things that I would like to get as a present. I want a new watch to use while flying....

You know its cold when…

You know its cold when…

I recall the stories of the early arctic pilots draining their oil into a can at shutdown and then using it as a hot water bottle in their tent. This also had the effect...

420 On The Flight Deck

“You’ll never hear pilots announce to their passengers that they’re smoking a joint before takeoff so they can relax and enjoy the flight.” I seriously hope not. I discovered this site through a blog...

Landing at Pearson

Landing at Pearson

Just came across an interesting video on YouTube of an airplane landing at Pearson (runway 06L). At the very start of the video you can see highway 401 and 410. Watch Video

Boston To Paris

Boston To Paris

I’ve been looking for this video for quite a while. The author finally posted it on his site. He produced the video for his daughter so that she could see what he does when...

Westjet pr0n

Westjet pr0n

I came across some videos on YouTube of various WestJet Goodies. Someone put a montage together with U2’s Beautiful Day of various goings on at WestJet. A more “exciting” video is one of when...

Down Come the Four Stacks

I read in the paper the other day that a popular landmark for both nautical and aeronautical navigation will be no more on Monday. “The Four Sisters” is an old electricity generating plant that...