Category Archives: Aviation

SHE WOULD HAVE BEEN 29 YEARS OLD TODAY . . . THE CELTIC LASSIE: 1988 – 2017

by Chuck Stanley Not scared of trolls at all. Trolls know better than to hassle Celtic women. A Celtic Woman will open the gates of hell, escort your ass right on in, and do it with a smile on her … Continue reading

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Just a few observations:

In a recent article, I think Bill Palmer is reading it wrong. A battle hardened Admiral or General, Army or Marine, can not be intimidated or embarrassed by this guy. Could Nimitz, Puller, Patton, Bradley or Montgomery or any of … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, US Military, War | 2 Comments

U.S.M.C. Facing a Readiness Crisis

A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 “Red Devils” departs the runway at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, March 24, 2017. US Marine Corps photo. Pilots need practice to maintain proficiency. Pilots flying … Continue reading

Posted in Arizona, Aviation, Economic Policy, Government, USMC | 11 Comments

Customs and Border Patrol Warrantless Searches

Dating back to at least 2009, Customs and Border Patrol has detained pilots of general aviation aircraft and have conducted warrantless searches.  In a typical scenario, after a routine flight, you land at your destination, taxi to the ramp—and then … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Big Brother, Constitutional Law, DHS, Nazis, Terrorism, United States, War on "Terror", War on Drugs | 2 Comments

Presidential TFR Trouble

by Terry Welshans Palm Beach, Florida is bracing for long-term economic loss and disruption due to the presidential Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) covering President Trump’s visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort. For the three weekend in a row, the presidential TFR … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Florida, Government, Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Presidents, United States | 12 Comments

USS Porter Buzzed by Russian Planes in Black Sea

  I cross-posted this to Daily Kos earlier today. This is the first time the Russians have flown close aboard a US Navy ship since tRump has taken office. In this case, the flights included four aircraft. The first buzzing … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, Russia, United States, USN | 22 Comments

Continuing Making Friends

Kathryns’ Report, an aviation web site,  reported today that Emirates says flight was delayed after Delta Airlines refused them a spare part. As Faux News says, “We report, you decide.” DUBAI, Feb 9 Emirates has accused Delta Air Lines of … Continue reading

Posted in Aviation, Breaking News, Economics, Politics | 1 Comment