Planes

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Elysium’ Wins a Busy Weekend
In a weekend with four new major releases but no definitive frontrunners, the Matt Damon sci-fi action flick 'Elysium' snagged the top spot over some seemingly powerful competition. Director Neill Blomkamp's film continues this summer's trend of R-rated fare opening big ('The Purge,' 'The Conjuring,…
SR-71: A Plane I’d Love To See Fly
I have always considered myself a good Air Force Brat as my dad served in the Air Force for over 20 years. While I only was at three bases, Castle Air Force Base in California; Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany; and Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, I got to see a lot of great planes.  I love the B-…
Lots of Guns Are Getting Past Airport Security and Onto Planes
Potentially hundreds of loaded handguns could be making it aboard commercial flights every day, rattling the nerves of many frequent flyers, as once again they have reason to question the safety of airline travel.
Earlier last week, Transportation Security Administration baggage screeners unknowingly…
Get Ready for Wings Over Whiteman 2012
Over Mother’s Day weekend, I had the chance to stop and visit my mom in Knob Noster and then head to Warrensburg.  I decided after taking mom out, I thought I’d drive by Whiteman Villages and by the fenceline of Whiteman Air Force Base.  I thought this would…