The following letter was sent by Jon Johanson, now safe at home
after being stuck for a number of less
then pleasant days, in the Antarctic.
Since returning to Adelaide last Tuesday afternoon I haven't had
time to think, let alone work out what day it is. I am only just
becoming aware of the tremendous amount of help that so many people
offered to the "mission control" team in Adelaide over the past
eleven days - A mission control like no other, as so many people
around the world have discovered.
Thank you does not seem to cover my gratitude adequately; still all
I can say is thank you, tha
Santa Needs A Heavy-Lifter To Deliver Toys, Give Reindeer A
Rumors continue to swirl down form the North Pole suggesting
that the world's most renowned on-time delivery expert has chosen
the Comp Air 7SLX to replace his fleet of aging reindeer. According
to current rumors, the geriatric reindeer all have health problems;
many are related to joint fatigue from the unusually high number of
landing cycles they experienced.
Other reindeer teams have been used in the past, however due to
their high maintenance cost, and ever increasing cost of FAA
Approved hazardous in-flight waste collection systems and toxic
emissions, Santa decided to move to a fixed wing.
"It was a tough decision, but I had to get into something more
modern" Santa said. Santa picked the Aeroco