Women Fly !

Here’s a message I was sent from the Museum of Flight, one of my favorite sources on aviation topics ! “…… Women Fly! is The Museum of Flight’s annual event for young women in middle and high school interested in aviation and aerospace careers. Girls are invited to participate in…

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Working on it

Yes I realize this is boring…. updates about the updates. But behind the scenes a lot is going on, even though you cannot readily see the results of it yet. Trust me, we’re working on reviving the site and once I (Francois) have my internet running again here in Italy…

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Website ‘issues’

Yes, we have a few ‘issues’. One being most photos and videos having disappeared when we were attacked by hackers a few years ago. I then had to re-start the entire site, in another place, with another ‘theme’….. after which we all headed in different directions and time got the…

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‘New’ WhyFly 3.0

The  AGAIN “New Improved” Why Fly Actually, this is a copy of Glenn’s ‘New Why Fly Version 2.0’ message. Just to show you that we are STILL at it in some way or other, the website is STILL ‘in the air’ and we are still planning to continue bringing you…

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Changes again

HAH! You were expecting us to give up, weren’t you!? Well, SORRY……. we won’t. So we’re now working at setting up WhyFly differently once again……. and hopefully more active and more interesting too. That’s the goal! What we’re also doing is integrating a little shop. We are running on fumes…

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We’re back… sort of !

To all those who kept coming back, wondering what happened, THANK YOU. To all those visiting here for the first time, maybe just curious….. welcome! Yes, we’ve been ‘dormant’ for almost a year. NOT what we had envisaged 2 years ago, and not what we wanted. But lets face it,…

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A Seafire at Oshkosh

Maybe not what we your regularly (tongue-in-cheek) publish on WhyFly, but someone pointed me to this little video of a Seafire and its restorer/owner at Oshkosh. Being an old Spitfire fan myself, I just could not resist to share this man’s enthusiasm and knowledge for and of the old lady.…

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Happy Holidays !!!

Although things have gone quiet a bit lately, alright MORE than a bit, we are still very much here and preparing for a more lively 2011! We’ll be getting there, for sure 🙂 Meanwhile, Nina, my dear wife of many decades and myself would like to wish all of you…

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Interview With Michelle

Our Editor-at-Large will surely forgive me for posting this short message, but I simply could not let it pass. Our own Michelle was Mrs. Avery in another life, the famous teacher in the also famous tv series Degrassi Junior High. And this weekend the ‘Agony Booth’ website posted an in-depth…

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A Dream Come True

That’s the title of ‘Navman’s’ latest column (click on ‘columns’ along the top of the screen). And yes, we’re continuing WhyFly and celebrate that with this new column! As you may or may not know Nina and yours truly visited the US in October and November and I will be reporting on WhyFly about the aviation part of that visit.

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WhyFly is back alive!

Dear members, supporters and readers, Why Fly’s website was attacked by a Russian made malware virus on August 15th. Together with 10 other sites of the 31 I currently run and manage. It was able to get in because of 3 seconds inattentiveness from yours truly. And it has cost…

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Goodwood Revival Atmosphere

Francois has been visiting Goodwood since 2003, together with his good friend and pilot Didier Keller, and has collected thousands of pictures over time. In the Photo Essay below he aims to provide a taste of the unique atmosphere that is so typical for the autumn flying at Goodwood. Enjoy !

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From the Editor’s Desk

‘Acting as Glenn’ I just wanted to make sure you are aware of the new content we’ve posted over the past weeks, even though it is summer time and some of us are traveling or busy in other ways. But first of all let us thank you for coming back…

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