Friday, December 14, 2018

Quick Thinking Pilots avoid Disaster

Pilots of Oman Air were lauded for their "...quick thinking and professionalism", last week by the Times of Oman news service, quoting a tweet...

Asiana flight 214 Pilots: Sum Ting Wong? Wi Tu Lo?? Ho...

In 2013, well-kempt Californian KTVU news anchor Tori Campbell revealed details of Asiana flight 214 which tragically crashed in San Francisco, killing three Chinese...

Breaking News… Nobody Knows what the Hell is going on in...

The news has been abuzz with reports recently of North Korea’s latest attempt to launch a rocket. It was reported just days before the...

“It’s a Bloody Big Mango”: News from Australia

The first time my wife traveled to Australia she was a bit surprised by some of the normal Australian stuff going on around her... and...

Australian Inmates Caught Breaking into Jail

The city of Darwin in Australia's far North is a bit different. Named after Charles Darwin, a really smart guy whose life's work would...

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