I want to live in a world where a system of Bennie Railplanes
has been in existence for eighty years.
What are the odds this would actually work? Maybe if you bailed out when your airplane was about twenty feet off the ground....
Yes, men's socks were really improved by the spinoffs of aviation technology, and are somehow emblematic of an era of increased air travel.
for October 1962.
10-year-old Mildred Unger dances the Charleston on the wing of an airplane, while it's flying in the air.
Concept airplane from 1955. Jet fighters would land on top of it, then be lowered below on the ramp. It reminded me of the flying aircraft carrier (or "helicarrier") from the Avengers movies.
A couple of TSA agents at Denver International Airport have been found manipulating the screening process to grope
other mens gentials they found attractive.
Always a pleasure to revisit this famous incident and charming fellow
, with some "new" vintage footage of him at a press conference.
This "futuristic" plane was:
1) conceived in the 1920s to occur in the 1940s
2) conceived in the 1930s to occur in the 1950s
3) conceived in the 1940s to occur in the 1970s
4) conceived in the 1950s to occur in the 1980s
The answer is here.
Now that I know about this, I'll never view airplane travel in the same way again.
This is what the airlines did for in-flight entertainment, back in the day. From the Los Angeles Times
, Sep 8, 1935: