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Congrats to HondaJet for their New Elite Model

HondaJet Elite SP Jet I’ve been following the development of the HondaJet for over a decade, and they just released their new Elite SP model with several small refinements that add up to major utility and fewer fuel stops over … Continue reading

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Amazon Waterproof Kindle Oasis

Interesting news that Amazon is selling a waterproof Kindle, and that previously Jeff Bezos used Kindles in a one-gallon Ziploc bag in the bathtub. I worked on the Cloud backend for the discontinued Ricoh eQuill waterproof business tablet. There are … Continue reading

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Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights

I used to fly with the Chief Flight Instructor (CFI) for one of these flying kings. Ask me about it sometime! Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights for 21 years

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Sharing Economy in China 2017

Reuters article on the “sharing economy” in China: China’s slam dunk ‘sharing economy’ booms, but can it last? “Twelve firms renting out power banks – typically compact, mobile battery chargers – secured 1.13 billion yuan, while newer businesses such as … Continue reading

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Recent Aviation News – Challenger Bizjet Upset, Appareo’s Stratus Power USB

A couple of interesting aviation news items this week … The Challenger 604 bizjet that was upset by A380 wake turbulence on Jan. 7 appears to have been totalled. Challenger 604 Bizjet Similar to Damaged One The Real Story – … Continue reading

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