Another editor for a world-famous aviation magazine told me not long ago that he actually read my Jetwhine piece about the classic airline menus from a few decades back. Actually I think they harkened back to another lifetime in this industry.
Beside being impressed with this man’s excellent taste in blogs, he also sounds like the kind of guy I need to hit up for lunch the next time I’m in the Fredericksburg area.
Of course there are always a few curiosity seekers and old folks who will find this video of great interest. Flying TWA goes way back in my memory banks because the old Boeing 707 you’ll see here was the first airliner I flew on at the ripe old age of nine. Those Boeings may have been environmentally unfriendly by today’s standards, but boy or boy when a 707 took off heavy, the rumble made the dirt those old Pratts spewed out almost worth it.
Read the complete post at http://www.jetwhine.com/2008/01/flying-in-the-old-days/
Thu, Jan 17 2008 5:43 PM
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