Why do all these “little-known histories” of women leading outsized, daring lives in war and espionage slow to a trickle after Women’s History Month is over?
Hard Times and Not-So-Great Expectations in a Very Dickensian Aircraft Incident
Stuck in the air in a wounded airplane, with a crash-landing imminent, a pilot reflects on Orwell’s “power of facing unpleasant facts.”
When a daughter struggles with self-esteem, a dad quietly boosts her out of the nest.
Dedicated to Anna Yegorova and my beloved авиатриссы, on the 70th anniversary of Russia’s Victory Day
Flying Lessons: How to Appear Calm While Crashing a Small Plane
What would an airplane have to say about the horrors of 9/11? About being used to do supreme evil? A fictional take on that question.
A remembrance of my hero, Ellen Johnson, most flyingest flyer in all the world.