Paul Gazis's Aviation Page
     Humor, Adventure, Flying, and Life...

Interesting Things
   Exploring New Worlds
   Souvenirs from Mordor
   Zeppelin Boy
   Formula One Jousting!
   Encounters in the Sky
   PowerPoint Comandments
   How Not to Count Chickens
   The Wheels of Ezekiel!
   The Dawn of Asian Aviation
   How Black Magic Works
   What if El Cid met Saladin?
   Why did the Vikings quit?
   The Rediscovery of Earth
   The Origin of Kimchi
   PowerPoint Rock
   Early Anglo-Saxon Pilots
   Church and State
   How Ejection Pods Work
   Biff Manhattan
   Merchant to the Stars
   The Real Pioneer Plaque
   Damage Control
   Wrong Turn
   The Enterprise night shift
   Highly Effective Vikings
   How Paragliders Work
   The Relief Tube Post
   Keew, Lord of Mouseovers
   Dreams of Flight
   Test Flying the Merlot 141
   Windows Enterprise?
   Early Space Scientists
   Legendary Greek Pilots
   The Viking Raid Page
   If God was a programmer
   Early Variometers

Forgotten Campaigns
   Kempler's Artillery Tractor

   Hang Gliding Links
   Airship Links
   Useful Links
   Interesting Links
   Reciprocal Links & More

Welcome to Paul Gazis's Aviation Page. This began as a page of hang gliding stories, but over the years it has grown to become home for humor, drama, graphics, and tales about life. For flying and life have much in common. Like life, each flight begins with hope and expectations, climbs into the sunlight, and endures for a time. And like life, each flight must finally come to an end. But unlike life, after a flight is over, you get to do it again.

This site contains many things. These are listed below and in the links to the left... and be sure to check the mouseovers.

The Flying Cloud, R-505 The Flying Cloud, R-505. A tale of airships, adventure, gallant gentlemen, and sultry island maidens! Set in a world much like ours, or perhaps a world that was. Every Monday. Click here for contents or here for this week's episode.

Flight to the Borderlands Flight to the Borderlands. The notorious 'Big Sur Cloud Story'. It's been told and retold, by readers throughout the world, for almost twenty years. I can promise you'll remember it, for I most certainly did. And every word is true...

The List of Interesting Things The Eight Worlds. The famous Traveller variant that began back at MIT in the early 1980s. Now, bit by bit, we're transcribing its rules, notes, history, and background to the Web. Click here for an overview of the project.

The List of Interesting Things The List of Interesting Things. Humor, drama, glory, pathos, courage, triumph, and romance! Updated (almost) every week around Thor's Day. Click here for the latest interesting thing.

The Flying Wire Blog The Forum. Want to know what's happening? Want to leave a comment? Visit the Forum!

And may all your days be filled with lift...

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Paul Gazis

Landing near Mount Shasta, 1994
At the End of the Day

Last modified: 31 October 2016