50 Years On, Boeing’s 747 Is Fighting for Survival – Popular Mechanics
I was asked to comment for a piece on the 50th anniversary of the 747. This celebration has turned into quite a bittersweet affair. It’s amazing to be able to say that an airplane (in some form) is still flying after 50 years, but there is some tarnish as the 747 approaches the twilight of its life as a passenger carrier. It makes sense. No design lasts forever. But I think many of us secretly always hoped the 747 would.
The Real Reason You’re Flying on a United Regional Jet With a Bar – The Points Guy
Now that former AP editor Scott Mayerowitz is at The Points Guy, we can look forward to better industry coverage over there. I was asked to comment on these piece about the CRJ550.
An airline is suing a customer who skipped a leg of his flight to save money – Vox
I’m cheating a little on this once since I didn’t actually talk to them. They just quoted directly from the blog. But it’s an interesting case, so I thought it was worth linking to here.
Weaver’s secret log 55: “Anthy has always told me that in order to defeat a Dark Matter creature, you must strike the core. It is the essence of their being or some shit like that. All Dark matter creatures have one core, no exceptions.”
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