Relics from the Stone Age of Aviation

Hey, y’all! My latest piece is up on Atlas Obscura –

Before Radios, Pilots Navigated by Giant Concrete Arrows –

a little piece about an oft-forgotten piece of history.

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9 thoughts on “Relics from the Stone Age of Aviation

  1. glenavailable says:

    Well done Chris. Keep those Atlas Obscura pieces coming.

  2. glenavailable says:

    Perfectly put Chris. The double-edged writing pleasure you describe sounds like killing the proverbial two birds with the one stone.

  3. KP says:

    Here is a concrete arrow still visible in the New Forest National Park, in southern England. It has a compass next to it, and was used on a practice bombing range during WWII to aim bombers to the target site – https://db.tt/pypfQ2x3

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