Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot,
by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse.
" -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, September 4, 2015

79 Years Ago

Beryl Markham took off from England in a Percival Vega Gull to become the first woman to fly the Atlantic westbound. He goal was to fly to New York, but her fuel tank vents iced over and she was forced to crash-land in Nova Scotia.

2 comments:

Joe said...

The linked Wikipedia page says that aircraft has a range of 660 miles. I see the challenge, there.

Deadstick said...

Two words, Joe: Auxiliary tanks.