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The Lexicans · 23h ago

No Fanfare

By lex, on January 4th, 2009 Roy Boehm passed into the clearing at the end of the path Tuesday night. He was 84 years old. Boehm had served his country in three wars, including service in th...
The Lexicans · 1d ago

Balanced Field Length

By lex, on December 18th, 2008 The pilots of single-engine aircraft are required to compute expected take-off distance using aircraft gross weight, temperature, pressure altitude, forecast w...
The Lexicans · 2d ago

SITREP

By lex, on December 11th, 2008 TINS: Back in the days when real fighter pilots flew F-8′s, and their preferred weapon was the cannon, there was an airwing commander who fancied himself quite...
The Lexicans · 4d ago

North Texas Travelogue – Necessarily Abbreviated

By lex, on December 1st, 2008 You could fall blindfolded out of an aeroplane and land God-knows-where, but within the first five minutes or so you’d know you were in the Texas Republic. The ...
The Lexicans · 4d ago

48

By lex, on November 9th, 2008 From Wikipedia: 48 (forty-eight) is the natural number following 47 and preceding 49. It is one third of a gross or four dozens. Forty-eight is a double factori...
The Lexicans · 5d ago

Log Book

By lex, on November 2nd, 2008 I have been forced away from the laptop to the study by SWMBO v3.0, and while awaiting the creaking and wheezing of the ancient G4 Mac as it updated itself to t...
The Lexicans · 6d ago

Something Innate

By lex, on October 26th, 2008 Flew twice yesterday, called in by the owners out of critical need on a day I had hoped to use more productively. A pair of families visiting from out of town, ...
The Lexicans · 6d ago

Shakespeare’s

By lex, on October 23rd, 2008 A lovely hour or two after work, and six others showed up. Kevin and Dave we knew in meatspace, but others were new to our physical acquaintance. Guinness was t...
The Lexicans · 1w ago

Ups and Downs

By lex, on October 18th, 2008 Three flights today, and the weather was nearly perfect. The great blue bowl of sky permitting one or two low clouds to linger in solitude on the margins, just ...
The Lexicans · 1W ago

Oh, this should be good

By lex, on September 21st, 2008 China’s getting into the carrier aviation game: China announced that its first class of carrier aviators had begun training at the Dalian Naval Academy. The n...