August 28, 2005


To: All SLAC Members

From: Vern Nelson, Web Manager


New Postings to the Website

  1. Roster has been updated as of 8/23/05  (Minor changes)

  2. Update Archives – Past updates available 


Other Items of Interest

  1. 18 Photos of the Blue Angels.  (Large file – 1.15mb) Courtesy of members Don Imler and Ray Schrecengost.

  2. TFR – Tempory Flight Restriction - Monday August 29, 2005.  Glendale/El Mirage.  President Bush will be visiting the area.

  3. SR-71 breakup at 80,000 feet Story of a harrowing ride.   Bill Weaver flight-tested all models of the Mach-2 F-104 Starfighter and the entire family of Mach 3+ Blackbirds--the A-12, YF-12 and SR-71.
    Courtesy of member
    Ray Schrecengost.

  4. Qantas Airline.   Pilots’ Gripe Sheet.  Humor.  Courtesy of my daughter, Gale Nelson.

  5. Plastic Spaceships?  Constructed of garbage bag material.

  6. Aircraft Engine Historical Society  Interesting information about the development of Aircraft and Tank Engines

  7. Black Holes continue to swallow pilots.  Beware when flying at night.

  8. Question & Answer  Can I log flight time without a medical?