WAY TO GO CHICAGO CUBS!!!

2016 has definitely brought many dreams come true. Triple Crown,and now the Chicago Cubs win the world series!!! I watched the game last night and OMG talk about a heart stopper a few times. They were up 5-1. Then it … Continue reading

Squawk 7700 , Delta 2643 / N363NW : Boston to Minneapolis

A little before 11 pm tonight Delta 2643 did a squawk 7700.   It departed Boston and was headed for Minneapolis.  It did its squawk 7700 around the Milwaukee area. It slowed down a lot and also did some erratic flight … Continue reading

Virgin Atlantic G-VAHH Emergency Landing

  UPDATE: They declared the emergency due to a sick passenger.  They are continuing their flight to London. Around 6:15 am CDT this morning they started their decent into London Virgin Atlantic VIR24m ( G-VAHH ) has squawk code 7700 … Continue reading

Rickie Traeger Blog, Aircraft Emergency Landing, Photography, Rockford Scanner, Facebook Notifications

I think I died and gone to heaven!   My weather is back!  I am so excited its around 80 degrees again. Been awhile since we had this weather.  This is my weather, the weather I would die for.  Winter … Continue reading

C-17 Globemaster over Northern Illinois, Radarspotting AE119D

C-17 Globemaster over Northern Illinois a little bit ago. As many of you know, I radarspot and saw this. Aircraft:  Military C-17 Globemaster Hex Code: AE119D Registration: 03-3120 Callsign: RCH364 … Continue reading

Raspberry Pi 3, Paracord Project, Photography

Sitting here surfing the net and trying to find a project to do with some extra para-cord I have left over.  I have an extra 100 feet to work with.  There is a lot of projects to do with it, … Continue reading

Plane Spotting At Rockford Airport

I briefly went planespotting out at the Rockford Airport (KRFD)  yesterday.  There was not a lot of action going on in the skies. OK, there was NO action in the skies, LOL.   But there was a couple aircraft on … Continue reading