It is time to mark your calendars. Cranky Dorkfest 2020 has officially been set for Saturday, September 12 at LAX!
Last year, I had the successful progressive dinner and the airport tour in addition to the regular spotting event. What will this year bring? I … Read the post
If you missed Cranky Dorkfest LAX yesterday, you really missed out. We had record participation with at least 250 people, several airline executives including our first CEO showed up, and the #CrankyDorkfest hashtag was trending on Twitter. (Tracking reports show 191 people tweeting with a reach of over 2.5 million … Read the post
We are only one week away from Cranky Dorkfest LAX. I hope to see many of you there. As a reminder, Cranky Dorkfest has expanded this year. The morning airfield tour has filled up. We were able to expand from 50 spots to 100, but we still have more than … Read the post
I mentioned before that I was trying to put together a small event in the evening right after Cranky Dorkfest on September 7. I’m pleased to report that it has come together quite nicely.
Ten of you will join me behind security on a progressive … Read the post
The New Airport Congestion: Plane Spotters Crowd Fancy Hotel Bars – The Wall Street Journal (Subscription Required)
I know not everyone subscribes, but there was a piece that looked at the planespotting hobby in the WSJ, primarily focusing on the TWA Hotel’s recent decision to start charging people to access … Read the post
Update: It took less than 20 minutes for this to fill up. I have reached out to LAWA to see if we can add more capacity. If so, I will post updates. If you had trouble getting through, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will get you on a priority … Read the post
As mentioned a couple weeks ago, I’ve partnered with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to add a bonus event to Cranky Dorkfest LAX on Saturday, September 7. We’ll be taking a behind-the-scenes airfield bus tour at LAX that morning before the main event begins. Here’s what you need to know … Read the post
As you all know, Cranky Dorkfest LAX is a time-honored tradition with very little organization to it. You just show up, have an In-N-Out burger right by LAX, talk shop, and watch gigantic airplanes touch down on runway 24R. That isn’t changing this year when it happens on Saturday, September … Read the post
The day has finally arrived. It’s time for Cranky Dorkfest DFW! If you’re in the Metroplex, come on by to grab some food from the food trucks, watch airplanes, and talk shop. If you’d like, you can enter the raffle as well. Get your tickets in advance below, and learn … Read the post