Category Archives: 21st Century

The thought processes of engineers and pilots

One kind is an engineer so as to find out how to fix the thing he just broke. Continue reading

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Eddie Rickenbacker and the Ivy Leagues

Decisiveness is vital; intelligence is just a bonus. Continue reading

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What makes a good officer – part 2

I can’t see “another Richthofen” being a bad thing on an officer evaluation. Continue reading

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What makes a good officer – part 1

What does the Air Force want in an officer? And, does the selection process for cadets produce that? Continue reading

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Funny-looking airplanes

The obvious winner of any “funny airplane” contest is the Vought V173. Continue reading

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NORAD makes Christmas more fun

Because if anybody was going to track Santa, obviously it should be NORAD. Continue reading

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