Archive | October, 2011

Elegant ditching of a Cessna 310 (although possibly in embarrassing circumstances)

Courtesy of the fabulously efficient US Coast Guard comes this video of a Cessna 310 being ditched with great panache in the Pacific last week. I suppose everybody’s been watching Sully videos these days, just in case. (Sully, however, had a robust excuse ready for the aircraft owner, whereas we are yet to hear the […]

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If you like Tupolev Tu-134s and folk dancing you’ll love this

There can be few among us who, during the Cold War, did not dream of dancing with our friends in front of a Tupolev Tu-134. You had to be crusty not to. Fortunately, in Andrew Rogers we have a connoisseur of such things (and other more mainstream things) who carefully curates them for the rest […]

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