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Panic At 39,000 Feet

Millions of passengers fly on commercial airplanes every day. Most flights reach their destinations without incident, but not all of them, so before take-off stewards and stewardesses stand in the aisles to give safety instructions accompanied by a video. They point out emergency exits and demonstrate how to put on life vests and air masks. […]

Back In The Land Of the Ice And Snow

My flight from Incheon Korea lasted over 13 hours. Our landing at JFK was delayed by an hour. The airport was only operating one runaway. Snow plows were still working to unbury the other runways after a 19″ snowstorm. During the final approach I stared out the window at the ground. Most of the major […]