Monthly Archives: July 2007

Chicago Meigs now on OurAirports

By loud request, I’ve added Chicago Meigs, closed a few years ago by Mayor Daley, to OurAirports. As a special honour to the mayor, I’ve also arranged for Meigs to appear when you type “Daley” into the site search box … Continue reading

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New OurAirports feature: pilot, passenger, or both

The most requested feature for OurAirports has been an ability to distinguish the airports you’ve visited as a pilot from the airports you’ve visited as a passenger. It turned out to be fairly easy to implement. If you’re logged in … Continue reading

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IFR flight test; OurAirports passes 100 members

Some time today, while I was in the air over Ottawa taking my 24-month IFR renewal flight test (passed), OurAirports ticked past 100 registered members. People are leaving so many comments that I can barely keep up with reading all … Continue reading

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OurAirports takes off

It’s not exactly crazy, but enough people have signed up for OurAirports that I’ve had to do a large amount of emergency coding to keep the site running at an acceptable speed — it’s hosted on a shared cluster (Mosso), … Continue reading

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Make a web map of the airports you've visited

I’ve written a web site called OurAirports that lets you make a map of the airports you’ve visited (either as a pilot or as a passenger, your choice). Here’s my personal map — note that you can share your maps … Continue reading

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