Results tagged with 'airplanes'
Published Jan. 11, 2013
Although many studies report that the chance of dying in a plane crash are one in 11 million - which is statistically much lower than the likelihood of dying in a car wreck - many people still feel anxious about flying. Meet a captain, flight attendants and passengers who weigh in on the issue of air travel anxiety.
Published Aug. 15, 2012
The feats of the Milwaukee Air & Water Show have departed for another year. However, flight fanatics don't have to wait until next summer to indulge their high-flying fantasies. Just a few minutes northwest of downtown, Gran-Aire Flight School has been taking novice flyers into the wild blue yonder for over 50 years.
Published April 7, 2012
I've been in a major travel pattern of late - even more than usual for this state-hopping frequent flier. So, when I boarded a very full flight headed eastbound and down only to be situated right behind a beautiful, young mother traveling with her 1-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl, I braced myself for an eventful few hours.
Published April 16, 2007
Recently, my family went on vacation to Tucson, Ariz. During the flight out, my 4-year-old and I sat next to a woman who I thought was thoroughly annoyed with having to sit next to a kid for three hours. This wasn't the case.
Published Aug. 17, 2002
Sturtevant's Sylvania Airport is home to the sport of soaring. What's soaring? The sport takes the science of physics and flying, and combines them into a sleek aircraft that doesn't contain a propeller or engine.