January 29, 2022


Modern Government Cheese

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Jake and I did a little (not so serious) plane shopping after class. This 1963 Cessna 172 was beautiful on the outside, ok on the inside, and needs a new engine. Not for us.

tags: planescessna

photo published in /2022/01/29

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We received our government COVID tests today, nearly two years into the pandemic and probably a week or so after omicron peaked around here.

I'm thankful to have them, despite the snarkiness. I just wonder how things would have played out had we been sending these to people from the beginning, or at least closer to the beginning.

I'm also thankful because they made me think of my grandfather and his stories about "the government cheese" from back in his day. He actually liked it — apparently it made for a decent grilled cheese sandwich.

tags: covid

photo published in /2022/01/29

Boeing invests a further $450 million in the air taxi startup launched by Google cofounder Larry Page to develop pilotless aircraft (businessinsider.com)

"Autonomy is the key to unlocking scale across all AAM applications, from passenger to cargo and beyond. That's why straight-to-autonomy is a core first principle."

tags: aviationinnovationstartup

link published in /2022/01/29