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Entries from March 2005

Memories of VNY…

March 26th, 2005 · No Comments

As I was browsing through an aviation-related message board that I frequent quite often, I came upon a post that linked to a website that promoted a documentary that’s in the works about Van Nuys Airport in Southern CA. A few clicks later, I found myself watching the trailer to one of the most remarkable […]

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Baseball Season’s Comin!!

March 23rd, 2005 · No Comments

Yeah! Opening day is two weeks away!! GO DODGERS!!! By the way, did you ever notice how Brad Penny looks like Larry The Cable Guy? Brad Penny Larry The Cable Guy Hopefully, Penny will be able to “Git ‘R Done!” for the Dodgers this year. (credit given to the original photographers)

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Jury Duty…

March 14th, 2005 · 2 Comments

I got a jury summons in the mail not too long ago. It requires me to be “on-call” for the week of March 28th, which basically means: call every night after 5pm to see if you’re required to appear the following day. If they call you out and you don’t get selected to actually sit […]

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Suprise!! Line check!

March 12th, 2005 · 2 Comments

Today I was given a surprise line check by one of our company check-airmen. It shouldn’t have come as a surprise, as they’re supposed to occur yearly. This one was, however. I was originally supposed to have the line check a few weeks ago, but I ended up missing the first part of the trip […]

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Presidential Movement, brought to you by Starbucks Coffee

March 6th, 2005 · No Comments

So there I was, sitting in my seat at 25,000 feet on my way to Cleveland from Chicago yesterday when I hear this exchange on the radio between a Continental flight and Cleveland Air Traffic Control. Air Force One was flying in the same area. Continental 1234: “Center, Continental 1234 requesting 28,000 feet.” Cleveland Center: […]

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