Wednesday, April 26, 2023

The colors of Condor


The German airline Condor is upgrading its fleet, and with new airplanes comes new paint. This stripes theme seems reminiscent of beach towels and awnings. So far, only the new A330neos seem to be getting the all-over stripes; the older A330s that I've seen only have stripes on the tails. The reaction among my coworkers has been pretty mixed, but I like it. I especially like the planes of different colors; anybody remember the jellybeans and flying colors of Braniff?

Before the Airbuses and the new livery, Condor brought B767s into LAX:

Sunday, April 23, 2023

Do you want to be an Air Traffic Controller?

The FAA has announced that there will be an open season for air traffic controller new-hire applications. There will be a very limited period to apply. Applications will be accepted online May 5 -8 of 2023. If you are at all interested, start getting ready. More information on how to apply can be found at: