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December 24, 2011

"First hints of twilight..."


Finally, the morning light ahead of us. It is a beautiful pale blue... The pale blue light of Christmas Eve 2011.
Payloads are heavy, open seats are non-existent as we haul the kids to Grandma's once again. Tonight, westbound and looking for Rudolf's nav light... -- Flight Level 390: Christmas Lift 2011

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 24, 2011 1:19 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Westbound. With the morning light ahead? Am I missing something?

Posted by: bagelfool at December 24, 2011 5:07 PM

Compass heading 091. I thought it was just me.

Posted by: Roger Drew Williams at December 24, 2011 7:04 PM

He's headed eastbound to land this morning. Tonight, after the layover, he'll be westbound.

38 years of pushing throttles to earn my keep. Was home for Christmas on just a few of those years. It's a service job. They call, you haul. And holidays of all sorts are the busiest times. Of course Cap'n Dave knows how to express the satisfaction he feels in taking people home for Christmas.

Posted by: Jimmy J. at December 24, 2011 8:31 PM

Jimmy J., you win the next beer cooler...

Posted by: Captain Dave at December 24, 2011 8:41 PM

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