British Airways retired its Concorde fleet and generously
donated G-BOAG to the Museum of Flight. Its scheduled arrival was 2:45pm today, but it was a half hour early. While on my way to Boeing Field, I saw it turn over Elliot Bay, making its final approach into 31L.
By the time I parked, it had touched down and was beginning its taxi back along the ramp, to the Museum of Flight, so the pictures are the only thing I had to work with:
There’s a little known saying: when you have an electrical engineer, everything looks like it should be wired. I installed our ReplayTV and its broadband connection with a surprisingly minimal effort, though it initially didn’t start out that way.
A simple physics question was asked yesterday at work, but it generated a lot of debate: “A guy’s on top of a 20 foot ladder when it falls over. How fast was he going when he hit the ground?”
I’ve been flying for nearly nine years, however this was the first time I’ve done an actual BFR. Previously, I’ve met the recency requirements either through earning a new rating or participating in the Wings program. I had assumed it was going to be something with more check ride formality than a low-key brush up.
My daughter received a talking “Cat in the Hat” for her birthday. It initially looked really cool: it reads The Cat In The Hat to your kids.
Mitch asked me what the most comments I’ve ever received on a blog entry was. I looked, and it’s currently 12 about the donotcall.gov program. I’m not sure why, but several of the folks visiting think I am the do…