Tag Archives: Aerospace Industry

Lots of Fake

By 1981 it was time for a change – the first marriage had ended and teaching English at the prep school in Rochester, in the quiet upper left hand corner of New York, had lost its charm, or at least … Continue reading

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Star Wars Was Just a Movie

Okay, maybe you had to be in the middle of it, in the mid to late eighties, working out here in the aerospace industry, at the factory that pumped out military satellites and the odd payloads they carried, and bopping … Continue reading

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Way Cool But Quite Useless

You learned a lot of things working in the Southern California aerospace industry during the boom years of the eighties. At Northrop the wind-tunnel was smaller than you thought – they used little models – but the F-18 production line … Continue reading

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