John’s Next Flight

May 28

Today we visited the Marine Hotel on the grounds of Royal Troon Golf Club, a frequent host for the British ...

May 29

We have had our quiet time. Now to discover if we remember how to fly the DC-3. The weather is ...

May 25

The D-Day Squadron arranged rooms at Adamton Country Guest House, Prestwick, on an estate near the airport. How fitting. During ...

May 26

After a bit of a rest, I suggested a day trip to Edinburgh. Hearing no objection, our crew took a ...

May 24

Yesterday we reached Iceland, arriving at about 5 p.m. local time. A total of six c-47/DC-3s graced the Reykjavik tarmac, ...

May 22

Conditions and the forecast out of Goose Bay were better this morning. Not Palm Springs, but better. By the time ...

May 23

After a cafeteria breakfast in the barracks, I negotiated a contract fuel release through World Fuel, a company kind enough ...

May 21

No joy. Another day in Goose Bay. Recreating a scene out of Lend/Lease WWII, we are stuck in Goose. Icing ...

May 19

It’s time to fill the sky with C-47s. Our goal today is Goose Bay in Labrador, Canada. Conditions were marginal ...

May 17

The theater world hopes for a substandard dress-rehearsal leading to a stellar opening night. The D-Day Squadron fulfilled the first ...