Lost and Found?

Today is Day 33 in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The discovery of any debris is still elusive to the searchers and a continued source of pain to the families and friends grieving their loved ones. For me personally, every time I hear anything about the missing airliner, and the possible causes of…

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Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 Fourteen Days Overdue

Will we ever know what happened to Flight MH370? Whether the most recent floating objects spotted are from the missing flight are related is still being determined, however most experts believe the debris may have sunk by now. However, even if they do find floating debris, the process of determining whether they’re from the missing…

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NEW 3D Animated Hawaii Clipper

I really should not be doing this but I saw the first version of the 3D model of the Hawaii Clipper Flying Boat today and was just ecstatic about its impressive accuracy. There are a few tweaks that need to be made but overall, I’m quite pleased with the artists work. This model will eventually…

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Malaysia Airliner Hijacked

There is a headline I expect to read any day now that new information may be coming to light that indicates an intentional effort to switch off the various communication devices aboard the Beijing bound 777 aircraft. For the very first time, I have seen the word “Piracy” associated with this particular flight.  As you…

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Malaysia Airlines Still Missing and No Oil Link

So now what? Just like the Pan Am Clipper, Oil was found and it too had no connection to the missing flying boat. Bohr aircraft seem to vanish leaving behind no debris or trace. The pilots did not indicate any problem to the tower, and no distress signal was issued, as happened to the Hawaii…

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Lost at Sea

As everyone else in the world feels, my hope and prayers go with the passengers, crew and families of the people aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. It had not occurred to me until I saw the below photo of the striking and eerie similarities between this tragic event, and the same tragedy that befell flight…

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Malaysia Airlines Text Update

Sorry everyone, the previous blog update got away from me before I had completed it.  Sorry for the confusion.  Please refresh or check back for the correct version. Best, Guy

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Lost at Sea

As everyone else in the world feels, my hope and prayers go with the passengers, crew and families of the people aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. It had not occurred to me until I saw the below photo of the striking and eerie similarities between this tragic event, and the same tragedy that befell flight…

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The Trust Territory SA-16 that served Chuuk Lagoon

Today I bring you one of the photos I recently unearthed that is certainly a blast front the past. Pictured is a Grumman SA-16 Albatross (tail #N9942F) used by the US Department of the Interior on the parking ramp of what is today’s Chuuk International Airport. For those of you who don’t know, the airport…

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Getting ready for round III

Here is a very short montage of video I took on my last visit to Micronesia. As you can see, this effort had a lot of moving parts and many people making those parts work as smooth as possible. I could not take on an effort of this magnitude all by myself so my dear…

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Back to Filming

This cold week in DC has made me really miss the warm waters of Micronesia. The good thing is that the days are getting longer as Spring approaches and soon, I hope, to be in those waters and the islands that seemingly float among them. Lately it really does feel like I take one step…

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February already???

Wow! Where did January go? I’m sure I’m not the only one thinking that but at the same time I am looking forward to February and March. I had originally planned to return to Truk Lagoon (Chuuk) this month for the anniversary of Operation Hailstone but unfortunately the efforts of my fellow researchers currently on…

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