Ever diligent in his scrutiny of National Transportation Safety Board reports, As the Cro(ft) Flies blogger John Croft had the story of Dublin, Ohio's Kevin O'Grady, who in attempting to fly a 1964 Piper PA28-235 ran it into a hangar, damaging a Stearman B75N1 therein but injuring only pride.
O'Grady had left one magneto on, the mixture and throttle "full on", and the parking brake off.
FlightBlogger posted video from his trip aboard the Boeing 787's first revenue flight, operated by All Nippon Airways.
On Asian Skies, Greg Waldron labelled Martin Van Creveld's book The Age of Airpower a must-read.
"If reading something so obviously work related on holiday marks me as a workaholic, then so be it," wrote Waldron. "Perhaps worse, I couldn't put it down."
And on The DEW Line, Stephen Trimble noted the General Dynamics F-16's appearance in a head-spinning Turkish advert for dishwashers.