WheelTug receives FAA go-ahead for airplane e-taxi system certification plans

 BY ANTHONY JAMES ON 12TH JANUARY 2017 https://www.aerospacetestinginternational.com/news/industry-news/wheeltug-receives-faa-go-ahead-for-airplane-e-taxi-system-certification-plans.html From the last paragraph: "...entry into service is expected in late 2018." I posted a link recently to a more current news(?) article that predicted WheelTug's (WT) entry into service (EIS) in 2021. From 2018 - 2021 is at least three more years of no return on investment (ROI) for … Continue reading WheelTug receives FAA go-ahead for airplane e-taxi system certification plans

For ST: An Homage to “Lt. Dangerous” — ST Unleashed!

[Note: The original incarnation of ST’s classic tale involving “Lt. Dangerous” is not currently in my possession, sadly. What follows is a synopsis by a grateful reader. ~D’NP] Howdy ST, ‘Ettes, ‘Sieurs, and All! Various conversations here in the past week or so have brought me to recall with pleasure early encounters with the humor […]For … Continue reading For ST: An Homage to “Lt. Dangerous” — ST Unleashed!

Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Where to begin? It seems that war is just too big of a topic for Hollywood to handle in 90-110 minutes. Go figure. I know I can’t do it justice in 300-plus pages, either, but it will be more accurate than anything Hollywood can dish up. I suspect what people want from Hollywood is to … Continue reading Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Where to begin? It seems that war is just too big of a topic for Hollywood to handle in 90-110 minutes. Go figure. I know I can’t do it justice in 300-plus pages, either, but it will be more accurate than anything Hollywood can dish up. I suspect what people want from Hollywood is to … Continue reading Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Where to begin? It seems that war is just too big of a topic for Hollywood to handle in 90-110 minutes. Go figure. I know I can’t do it justice in 300-plus pages, either, but it will be more accurate than anything Hollywood can dish up. I suspect what people want from Hollywood is to … Continue reading Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Virga Joy (or the Adventures of El Colonel De Corona) – Redux

Written by Douglas Kimball Publisher Description Colin Campbell is developing the first black pepper plantation in the West Indies. His days are spent clearing jungle, planting and fighting vipers. His nights are spent playing jazz piano at a local bar and enjoying the company of the local ladies. He meets Alan Greene at a jazz … Continue reading Virga Joy (or the Adventures of El Colonel De Corona) – Redux

Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Where to begin? It seems that war is just too big of a topic for Hollywood to handle in 90-110 minutes. Go figure. I know I can’t do it justice in 300-plus pages, either, but it will be more accurate than anything Hollywood can dish up. I suspect what people want from Hollywood is to … Continue reading Preface: LtCol S.x MacTemplar -Shadow Warrior

Our Revels Now Are Ended…Redux

Didja miss me? As I write this, I’m at anchor, if that’s still the term, in New York harbor, waiting to disembark after a week on this Dome-of-Pleasure cruise ship. It has been a week of incredible luxury! And the best part is, our fellow passengers: they are not the 1%, they are definitely the … Continue reading Our Revels Now Are Ended…Redux

Love in the Time of Colera – Redux

I know, that’s “cholera” as Gabriel Garcia Màrquez’ novel is titled in English. But as Nanda and ST will know, in Spanish thenword for the dread disease is the same as for rage as passion. it’s been years since I read it, but the part that sticks in my mind, and is brought to the … Continue reading Love in the Time of Colera – Redux