Local meteorologists’ best suited for local weather

An upcoming report due to the FAA about meteorologist consolidation would have an impact on the Denver Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) here in Longmont. Along with the Denver Weather Examiner, I did a write up of this situation at my Denver Aviation Examiner site, with a little help from fellow Longmont Advocate contributor Dave Larison.

…rest of the article at Examiner.Com

What type of aircraft (non-sled) would Santa fly?

I’m sure the question of what kind of aircraft Santa Claus would fly has been pondered in hangars for decades.  NORAD tracked Santa again this year, explaining  “the only logical conclusion is that Santa functions within a different time-space continuum than the rest of us do.”

How about an SR71 Blackbird with hovering capabilities? That’s about what comes to mind when sitting around at work on Christmas Eve and Day at an air traffic control (ATC) facility. Continue reading