Losing an engine

Losing an engine

Losing an engine

When I was a young buck taking my first couple of flight lessons here in the States, I also had a young brand-new flight instructor. I was pretty much her first student for a stuck-wing private pilot rating. One day

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Stuck at subsonic speeds

Stuck at subsonic speeds

Stuck at subsonic speeds

Anybody of you guys ever had the experience of going supersonic? Since they retired the Concorde, the chances of experiencing this are slimmer than ever. Well, maybe not “ever”. I’m sure the chances are better than 100 years ago. But

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The ticket master

The ticket master

The ticket master

Poor Chuck. First the SR-71 gets retired, then the F-14 Tomcat, then the Space Shuttle in 2011, and now they cancel the Red Bull Air Races. All the really cool projects in aviation Chuck was so excited and passionate about

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Skunk Works book

Skunk Works book

Skunk Works book

Many of you might know that Chuck is not only a fan of Corsairs but of everything that flies really fast and really high. So naturally, the SR-71 Blackbird presents itself as one of Chucks favorites. There isn’t much out

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