Thursday, January 15, 2009

Flint Postcards: Biplane Flies Downtown c. 1910

5 comments:

  1. That's none other than Chesley Sullenberger ditching his biplane in the Flint River.

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  2. Why use the river when you've got all those huge, empty parking lots where buildings used to be?

    I'm just realizing I don't think I've ever flown out of Bishop. We always drove to Detroit, usually getting lost in route.

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  3. Bishop Airport is the best! It's like flying out of the Fisher Price Airport. :D ... or it used to be when there were only 2 gates.

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  4. Bishop is small but actually quite nice, though I haven't quite figured out why they call it an international airport. They also need to make the sign out front much more prominent - if you don't know where you're going you're likely to drive right on by or notice it too late. At least that's the case when traveling east on Bristol. Then again I might need new glasses...

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  5. Redgirl, you are absoltely right - they need a much better sign. It seems hysterical that they claim international airport status but it is legit - they have direct flights to Canada.

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