January, 2006

  • You learn something new... (threshold markings)

    From the FAA : "Runway threshold markings come in two configurations. They either consist of eight longitudinal stripes of uniform dimensions disposed symmetrically about the runway centerline, as shown in FIG 2-3-1 , or the number of stripes is related...
  • Success on the Step

    I just finished reading Hal's copy of Success on the Step . It's a fantastic book and now that it's available in paperback, I might have to get my own copy. The story of Kenmore Air really appeals to me because of the adventurous side of the founder and...
  • You learn something new...

    FOD = "Foreign Object Damage"
  • Some more entertainment

    We recently (FS Ideas subscribers) got this e-mail (name name of sender omitted). I think it was thoroughly enjoyed by many of us on the team; my favorite part, I think, is the reference to astrology at the end. From: <A rabid fan>...
  • Too funny: music video mocking gamers

    Yeah, Lacey already posted this one, but in case you missed it . My housemate is currently addicted to Battlefield , so I can definitely relate, but I think that anyone would enjoy the hilarity of this music video. Now that I think about it, I'm...
  • WoCo

    Well, it's certainly been a very long time since I posted anything here, so here we go... For the last 3 days, Microsoft hosted a "Women's Conference." Well, to say that it hosted it might imply that women from other companies attended, which isn't...