Boeing 787 review…Meh…

Flew on a 787 from DEN to NRT today… FLT 139 was over an hour late getting out due to a ‘computer glitch’ in the cockpit, there was a ‘warning’ on the TTY that they couldn’t clear and had to … Continue reading

Sometimes you see ‘really’ strange things…

Sideways airplane wing anyone??? This cat is designed to be ‘autonomous’ and sail on it’s own.  They split this thing down the middle and gutted the front to put in a reinforced mast to hold the solid sails. They are … Continue reading

Catch up pics…

A couple of catch up pics from the continuing roadtrip… Another version of point and click interface! Yes, they’re all plastic, and the ‘real’ food comes out looking exactly the same! They take pains to do the same ‘design’… Hello … Continue reading

Discussions with self…

One can only watch so many movies, thankfully they had a good selection of oldies but goodies… Are we there yet? No, shaddap and go to sleep… Are we there YET? No, not there yet… More coffee… ARE WE THERE … Continue reading

Random travel…

The ‘morning’ challenge… Trying to figure out the buttons, knobs and what turns on what was a 10 minute evolution, but at least I didn’t fry myself… And all I wanted for breakfast was an omelet, not a fikkin masterpiece… … Continue reading

What Happens in Vegas???

Maybe doesn’t stay there anymore… This is also apparently happening overseas, and not just to military but also to business folks. Recently and with increasing regularity across the military and overseas civilians, nefarious entities are targeting people through social networking sites; wherein, … Continue reading

Light blogging/commenting…

Willie played my song again… I’m awake, I think… four hours of sleep is just NOT going to hack it this morning… sigh On the road for the next few weeks.  Beer’s in the fridge, dog food in the pantry. … Continue reading

Meh, 2…

0445 and I’m wide awake… Only connectivity is in the lounge, it’s 88 and 76% humidity… It’s gonna be another ‘fun’ trip… It’s going to be light posting and light commenting if at all.  Go read the folks on the … Continue reading

How big IS an Airbus 380???

Funny you should ask… That ‘little’ airplane in front is actually a Boeing 737-800 200 plus seats… And for perspective, that is a 747-400 on the taxiway behind the A-380! And of course it’s raining, again… STILL… Only 26 more … Continue reading

Wrapping it up…

Last day on the road for this trip, and finally got some roo pics for those interested… All over the dang place… And playing hell on the golf course!!! In the space of probably two miles, saw upwards of 75 … Continue reading