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June 16, 2005 1:11 PM   Subscribe

I'm looking for blogs written by pilots of (or about) planes, helicoptors, blimps, etc. Got any links?
posted by o2b to Computers & Internet (10 answers total)
 
You might have luck Googling for "flying diaries" like this one.

Back before they were called Blogs I used to keep an on-line diary of my flight training. At the time a lot of students kept them so that others could share their tales of frustration and triumph. So search around for "student pilot blog" and you'll find stuff like this.

I'm not aware of any blogs about aviation in general, though I look forward to any that are listed in this thread.
posted by bondcliff at 1:34 PM on June 16, 2005


It's not a weblog, but I've been enjoying the USA Today column Ask the Pilot, a nice mix of layman-grokkable info and technical detail.
posted by bradlands at 1:47 PM on June 16, 2005


I would also recommend Salon's long running Ask the Pilot column (which had the name first).
posted by Staggering Jack at 1:50 PM on June 16, 2005


There are a ton of aviation blogs listed here.
posted by iconomy at 1:51 PM on June 16, 2005


I maintain an LTA category on my blog, which I term "Blimp Week." It's not piloty, but it is floaty.
posted by mwhybark at 4:50 PM on June 16, 2005


This site hosts blogs about aviation, and by pilots. You're welcome.
posted by iconomy at 7:00 PM on June 16, 2005


I didn't mean for that to be a snark, although it reads that way.
posted by iconomy at 7:06 PM on June 16, 2005


I really, really liked Philip Greenspun's aviation stuff when I read it a couple of years ago. Not exactly a blog, I guess, but hey.
posted by MarkAnd at 7:16 PM on June 16, 2005


Boeing 777-200LR Flight Test Journal
posted by growabrain at 10:45 PM on June 16, 2005


These are great, thanks.
posted by o2b at 9:40 AM on June 17, 2005


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