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Saturday, March 31, 2012

TWA "YUMMY" Food ADS.........Lady Bug Ball....!!!!!!!

I'm Stauuuuving.............Real Food!!!!!!!!!!


Birthday Bash..................Please join us!!!!!!!!!!!!




Oh "Look"..........he's giving his wife a "KENWOOD CHEF"...........
Thats right darling........he's about 6'6"........240 pounds.........and lives down the street!!!!
I'll
"THATS WHAT WIVES ARE FOR..............
"YOU"!!!!!!!!!







The "Lady Bug Ball"..........
 a childrens(of all ages). festival every year..............games with Lady Bugs, little shop where kids, get their fingernails painted like Lady Bugs.......anything and everything that has any thing to do with Lady Bugs......

Which are Very Good for a flower bed or garden..............
and at 12:00 noon,  100's of thousands  'Lady bugs '  were  released........


and all the kids, with their little cages...............put as many as can fit in their cages......to bring home to their own  yards.........




COOL....huh??????????..........

So here's a pic of myself with one  of my granddaughters.....and one of the Love's of my Life!!!!!!......

Her name is Jasmine.....
she has the face of an Angel...........!!!!!!!!!!!!




SO.......what do "Lady Bugs"...........and Aviation have in common....you may ask..................?????




WELL PLENTY!!!!!!!!!!!!


"Nature" provided those 'Silly' Lady bugs with just 2 color livery...most of the time............
right?
red/black....maybe orange/black ...........
Maybe...........Just Maybe.............
 SOME airlines  ....could learn a valuable "LESSON"   from our friend the "Ladybug"............????
Mmmmmmmmm:))))))

to stick to just 2 color..."livery".............please see  pics below and you make the call...........

Remember ........"It's not nice to fool "Mother Nature"!!!!!!!!!







Me and my Jasmine!!!!!!!!..



KK...........lets...Review............below Nature in all her "Simple Glory".......The Lovely Livery of the Lady Bug!!!!!!!.






below..........'Good'.......'Good'..........Airlines.............just 2 color "Livery"........My one and only

 TWA Airlines.....Jets!!!!........sitting at St. Louis Lambert Field Airport.......taken back in the 80's........before the massacre.....!!!


below................Another of my most Beloved  airline's............"OZARK Airline's"!!!!!!!!!!!!again 2 color livery..........

Bad Bad Airlines..................LOL......






HOLY POKIE MAN..........eshhhhhhhhhh!!!
Amen!!!.......to 2 colors.........!!!!
......Thanx for stopping by...............and visiting.......I really appreciate that!!!!!!!!!!!!

take a cookie before leaving.......their

 'chocolate chip'...........

just 2 color livery on them tooooooooooo.....HA!!!!


Monday, March 26, 2012

What a "View"......... off "Flightaware" today TWA AD.............!!!!! SOMEWHERE IN ARIZONA ......!"LOVELY "WESTERN AIRLINE'S" AD.................THE MOON "SCHMOOZING"......UP!!!!!

Look...
a couple of 'Beauts' off "Flightaware"......today!!!!!!!!
Storm.... brewing.....
below



2 of my Favorite Loves!!!!!
below..

 


Nightime "Welcoming" the Morning.....
below...

 




You can Run.....but you can't hide............Dave.....!!!!!!!
Recently spotted in the 
"Southwest Sun Country....

"on the 'Second Leg' of his
 "I'M RUNNING FROM THE LAW....WORLDWIDE TOUR"
Apparently..........'being on the lamb'.........has it's "PERKS".......!!!!!!


"Allegedly"
.......lets remember everyone is "Guilty" until.....unless I say otherwise........:)))))))!!!!


Don't worry Dave....
If/when I am caught not doing the "W"(work)......
I'll be eating "Goverment cheese".....at least 20 years to life...without the possibility of parole....OR a window seat!!!!!!
Nice Tan!!!!

Funny....
your accomodations weren't as nice.....in the second pic....Mmmmm
see 2 pics.....below.....please







WELL WELL WELL........
DAVE.............See your back in jail........!!!!!!!
YOU'VE GONE AND DONE IT GOOD THIS TIME.........

YOU VIOLATED "PAROLE" AGAIN........
Ughhhhhhhhhhh
and you brought down the "Foggster" too!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SHAME ON YOU.......;))))))AND GOING 'FIRST CLASS'.......nice..
TO THE SLAMMER YOU GO!!!!!
..........lol..right?

Lovely of ......"WESTERN AIRLINE'S"
:)))))))))




After......YESTERDAY.!!!!!!!!!!........I need 5 nights of "REM" Sleep...........LOL!
Capt'n Eric wore my ASS Out!!!!!.........
So a simple one pic "Post"..........

The "Man in the Moon".........schmoozing up to either Venus or Jupiter........and I'm too Damn lazy to google which one it is...........:)))
I caught the lift bridge on my way home from work..........while waiting in the line.....took the picture with my phone........
and also... can see the "Cajun" Sky and her shades of evening passing.....into the West.......
Lovely!!!!



Sunday, March 25, 2012

WELL DONE CACTUS 502!!!!!!!!!.....

On "Final"...........finally...........;))))
Great Job.......Captain E....!!!
ps.....nice curve!!!





Cactus 502....update........
ok.....Capt......E...time for your 'Close-up'.........!!!
moving along quite nicely..........Textbook!!........
and kindergarten.....came in handy...........after all.........
Your coloring inside the lines for a change.........Ha!!!!



Hey Capt'n 'Cactus'......is it me..........but aren't  you going in the wrong direction.........LOL.......

yea I know your making your turn........just trying to redeem myself...........Man.....What a day I'm having...........;))))

................and I thought I was bad.....not knowing what time is in PHX......(only off 1 hr)......


 No more blurrrrr...........I am on a Roll..........this weekend.......Learning so much!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thank You again Metin........for  telling me how to take a pic of my screen..........!!!!!!!!!Ok latest weather at the CLT.....it's 13:14 Louisiana time(CST)





pardon the blurr.........I know there's a way to take pic of the screen........oh well ....


there's weather in CLT.......at aprox 10:35(ish) PHX time.......North of CLT.......and a bit of a flight plan change showing ...........It's still early though...


Friday, March 23, 2012

My Landing at "Newark"........videos...........edge of your seat, Drama????............."NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!"........UNBELIEVABLE SURPRISE FROM GIULIA.....!!!........WHERE THE HELL IS CAP'N AUX.........LETS TRACK HIS ASS!!!!!

See what you can do when you have 5 years to kill...............
I JUST BY ACCIDENT......learned how to down/up load my own video's from You-Tube.....
(i think).......
this was the 1st video I took on my way to Ottaw on Feb 23......
It's shaky as hell..........so if you get sea-sick.........get your dramamine..........QUICK.............
to the non-geek.......probably 'boring'.............
I Know BAS MAN.......will be prouder than hell of me..........when he sees for himself...............LOL..........
give it a go.....if you don't mind spending a little over 3 minutes of your life.............with me.........;))))
The video is of my Landing in Newark, New JOISEY..........

disclaimer:....if you want "cinimatography".........rent "JAWS"......Ha Ha........
If you sit through it...........you have my sympathy.............oops............I mean "Thanks".........
this will hold us over.............at least till ...."Cactus".............takes flight.........LOL............

Vid #2.......well I think the NY Skyline in the hazy background plus a couple of "International Jets".......Please don't hate me because I 'DON'T know what the Hell I'm doing...........let me prove it!!!!!!!! 

If Anyone can give me suggestions.........to make your "video  experience "........here more enjoyable..........PLEASE feel free to give.............No I'm not deleting the damn thing either...........:))))


MissTWA



OMG...........Look what was on my front porch this morning.......!!!!!!It stormed all night......so went on my front porch......watch the pouring rain.........there's a big ole box......at my door......

It's a Model of a TWA Airlines's L-1011
1/100 Scale
with it's own tail # N8034T
It is so AWESOME.........!!
saying Thank You.......isn't cutting it......but I don't know how else to say.......Thank You Giulia......for such a Lovely Gift.........!!
I took this pic before dawn this morning....See how Beautiful.....!!!!
I'm so Lucky.......
This will be the centerpiece of my Aviaiton Shrine....!!!


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Ok......where the hell is Captain Eric......????


A friend of mine.....and a "Follower" of MissTWA......Cap'n Aux of the "Adventures of Capt'n Aux Blog".........

has provided his flight info.......for any of us who would like to 'Track' his upcoming flight on the 25th.....using "Flightracker".......
I know I'll be Tracking......his "Nappy ass".......LOL
anyway all his info for the flight is below........if your interested.........

I'm not 'computer savy'.....so to get to Capt'n Aux's blog..just click on his 'ICON'......on my "Follower's".....list thingie...


3/25  AWE 502 PHX-CLT
Call sign: "Cactus 502"
Scheduled flight time:
13:45 PHX (20:45 “zulu,” or Greenwich Mean Time) - 20:46 CLT (00:46 zulu/GMT)
Scheduled block time (gate to gate): 4:01
Scheduled metal: A320; 2-IAE V-2527 A5
Time Zones to cross: 3 (PHX=MST; CLT=EDT)
TBD: Tail #; Crew; Wx (weather); Rte (Route); 
I know this flight is a bit late for our Euro and Asia fans, so in the future I'll shoot for an earlier flight! 
I Love this part!!!!!!;))))
*FRIENDLY NOTE TO ALL WOULD-BE BURGLARS:
My family is always home even when I’m away, including my youngest, 6’3” 220lb. karate expert “little Timmy”-- and he LOVES my Glock pistol!  (Not to mention our vicious attack cat Tarzan!)
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Cap'n E.......I am really looking forward to tracking you on Sunday..........See you then!!!!!!


and here are some Damn Cookie's
 I baked .....for snacks....while Tracking Capt'n "CACTUS".......;).......YUMMY!!!!









see pic below.......
Remember Cappy.................IT 12 HOURS FROM 'BOTTLE TO THROTTLE'.........LOL


Sunday, March 18, 2012

SUCKER PUNCHED!!!!!!!!.........ANOTHER...................picture of "Venus" and "Jupiter"......so Lovely...............HISTORY LESSON ON THE "CONNIE"........AND BACK HOME TO NEW ORLEANS.......

Hurts too much to even talk about..........right now.........!!!!..related to my Saint's....!!
it's true, the 'bounties' were Wrong............!!
But..........
Make no mistake........"EVERY" NFL Team........participates in these!!!!!!!!!!..
The "Saint's" are being made example's........!!!!!






Dave W..........who lives in the UK.......took this picture of our "Venus" and "Jupiter"  this evening(3/20/12).........


It's Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!
Thank You Dave.........for sharing your view from the Beautiful UK..............
and gracing my simple little blog...with this picture!!!!!!!

GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!!





bout time you used that damn 'highfalutin' camera, DAVE...lol.....huh????
and another from Dave...........You sure are getting "snazzy" with that camera.........


I "HEART".........."VENUS" AND "JUPITER" !!!!



Look here at "Venus" and "Jupiter"......
I took this last night from my back yard.....not too bad...considering I had a very nice Wine buzz going.........LOL...
it's not really dramatic.........
as "star" pics go.......... But so Beautiful.....with all the blue shades.....of the early evening......those 2 lovelies.........inching ever so close to each other(i think closer?).........
maybe like lovers.....
taking their time......



suggestion....if you can't see the stars..try dusting off your screen....lol.....I had to..oopsi.



Below is the a web-link that "CAT III Approach" found yesterday.........
On the "Lockhead Super G Constellation"........
and inparticular......
A TWA Airline "Connie"!!!!......
filmed at the "Airline History Museum at the Kansas City airport.........
I LOVE IT........!!!!
Thank You CAT III !!!!!!

If you have a few minutes........
A little Aviation History Lesson.........!!!








Ok......just a few more pictures..........funny how on the way home..........I wasn't as camera happy..........just content.......with my memorie's !!!!



I almost forgot...............look how Sweet this little "Tug" is !!!!!!!!!!!!!!  taken form YOW.........before leaving the gate......it was Damn Cold toooo!!




Above.........


Here my personal FED EX....A-330(i think...help me out Foggy..;)))..any way from my hotel room day before I left....



below.....
my  same FedEx Jet .......only this time........from my plane......looking back at my hotel.......


below.....
Bye Bye Ottawa!!!!!!!!.........barely see the name..........on terminal............but I know who you are.........and you are a Friend of mine!!!!!!!!!!!taxing to take off........and heading to LaGuardia..........


pulling up to the gate at LaGuardia..........I thought..........jeez.....not a good pic.........until I saw my reflection in the terminal window..........of that Lovely Jazz CR-J.......not such a bad pic..........now..;)))



Thank God.......for a 4 hour layover..........at LaGuardia!!!! 
Changinng terminal buildings..........was lets just say........Interesting........!!

Then after.....finding my gate........and my 'comfort zone',
 time for some wine and crab cakes.....yea crab cakes in NY.........when I'm flying to the 'mother of all crab cake cities......New Orleans........Ha!!!.........

Looking out the little restaurant....Delta Terminal.................at the Jets.......feeling a little lonely...........but knowing it was time to go home.......and feeling very Thankful........and lucky............for once.........I didn't just talk about doing something.......I actually did it.........!!..Lucky Me!!!!!!!!!!!


I just cannot Thank Giulia and her family enough!!!!!!!!!!.....for Everything..........!!!!
My Aviation family...........oh yes...............but more important..........we are now "Family"
I just love Ya'll Dearly!!!!!!!!!

Looking forward to your trip here Missy G......to New Orleans this summer.........where I will return the favor in Spades!!!!!!!



still have a bit of the "post vaca blues"....you came and visited...........my simple little blog......,


which helps to chase those damn blues away...........
Thank You.............!!!!


Please come back anytime.............;)))))))

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Some Vintage TWA ADS................

Happy St Patty's day to all my "Leprechauns's......







Until I can  put together my last "Leg".......of the "AAS NA".........'Post'.........,
Here are a few Vintage TWA Ads.............from a "Time Gone By"........Hope you Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!


I Miss the "GLAM"!!!!!...

"Overnight OVERSEAS"
..........I want to Go!!!!!!!!!!!!



A Job.........NO, a "Passion" taken Seriously!!!!!!



When it was Exciting, just to be at the "Airport"........

Saturday, March 10, 2012

DAVE ..WFT...........!!!!!!!! "MAYDAY ADDENDUM" TO THE AMENDED.....YOU SEE SOME CRAZY SH!T ON TV !!!!!!!!!!!!..............It's Bring "Your Favorite Air Traffic Controller"...to work day!!!!!!!!!!!!

You see some "Crazy Sh!t on TV Late Late when ya can't sleep........!!!


 Check out this "InFommercial".......I caught just after 3am......this morning....


Guess, DAVE.......making the most of his Butterball TAN.........and to help deal with those 'pesky' "POSTpartum vaca blues"

Yea......Dave.......just finished a 2 week 'tour of Duty' in the Maldive's......so... 


before the tan fades.......Dave W..


(of AAS UK branch fame)......
is now selling "United Airlines" vacation packages..........
late late at night........Oh Dave........
like you said......call within 10 minutes...


I got 2 vaca pckgs........seperate shipping and handling........chrgs apply..

Mmmmm
does that mean I'll be in the 'Cargo hold'...for the second  vaca????


DAVE................YOUR A NATURAL AT THIS...!!!!!




(jeez i'm in trouble...the "PINE BOX" company just called wanted to know how tall I am.....;)!!!!!!!!!!
not to mention I'm in the unemployment line....kidding?....;))






For Metin..............:)


Dammit Giulia............!!!!
tell that Damn... "America West Pilot"
 to "Line His Ass up and WAIT............"


and get on the Red Phone..............I forgot to order extra pepperoni's on our pizza's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




and BTW...........
What the Hell is up with those
 "2 sizes" Too small
 "Sansabelt Slacks"............???
trying to impress me.............LOL...

not to EVEN,
  mention that old "faux leather  rawhide..............belt thingie..........!!!!
Looks like an old Wrist Watch Strap!!!!!!!!!!
oh, I'm in trouble now..........WHAT A WAY TO GO....;)))))))))


Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Second leg of a "THE NO LEG TO STAND ON"..........AAS..NA....TOUR.....!!!!

Me in the Flight deck after landing in Ottawa..........I was so Damn  EXCITED!!!!
......
course I had to grow  a set of kahonas.......while in flight................after 2 glasses of wine..............I said..........
what the hell..........Can't hurt to ask.............

Thank You Captain.........and the F/O who offered his seat to me, while he did his "walk around" after we Landed in YOW...........Thank You again,  Captain......of this ER4!!!!


Hey Dave...........
I got in.......with no tan lines...and without having to rent a 4 yr old...........
LOL

below
pic of the flightdeck before take off...........YEP......my nosey ass with the zoom........

What a Shameless Geek I am!!!!


THANK YOU Captain........!!!!!!!!!...Nice Smile!!!



below......
My neighbor before taking off from Newark......sho is a pointy nose...you have.....!!! :)))



Another of the flight deck before take off.......busy bee's..


below
After landing...........and Missy G's picked me up at the airport.......we went straight to her "Jetspot place"........Isn't this 727.........a BEAUT!!!!

At Missy G's Jet Spotting Place......look how close you get.......And
we were freezing our lalala's off too!!




below
From my hotel room..........It's not cold on this side of the glass window.............!!!
My Lovely FED EX Jet.......I believe a 767........parked for the first night............


Dave W.........!!!!!

get the Hell off my Computer...............!!!!
I Swear..........
You can't take him anywhere.........LOL




below
Friday's Blizzard pic from my hotel room........."First Air Cargo"....hanger.....



below
"YOW."........Ottawa........from my hotel......window........I did not shut the curtains...........and all the time  YOW Live ATC on the computer............



Damn Cold!!!!!!!!


below
Blizzard Friday at YOW Airport...........from hotel window...........


the same vantage from hotel.........but after Blizzard  at the Saturday
YOW..airport..........


I surely do appreciate your visit...........here to check out these slides............!!!
.
the third leg will soon  follow.........

I hope you enjoyed my story boards..........and remember not to mistake me for someone who know's what the hell they are doing.................!!!!

Please do come back for a visit..........!!!