Round Up: Improve Your Next Flight, Star Wars Backyard, World’s Smallest Cheapest Jet

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Welcome to the Round Up – our recurring compilation of the interesting, intriguing, and just plain weird things we find on the internet.

  • Three Ways Your Next Flight is Could to Get MUCH Better – Honeywell Aerospace visits Dallas Love Field to show off new aviation technology that will improve the inflight experience. Faster Wi-Fi, better operations in bad weather, and improved maintenance? NBC’s Today show featured a live demo this morning using Facetime and streaming House of Cards on Netflix and the result was perfect. We can only hope that both of our hometown carriers were paying attention! (Dallas Morning News)
  • How Could You Not Want This in Your Backyard? – No house is complete without a Star Wars themed outdoor seating area shaped like the Millennium Falcon. And if you have pets, you could build an optional, ahem, Kessel dog-run. [If you’ve failed to watch the movies, just trust me that the last line is funny.]  (
  • Deliveries Begin for the World’s Smallest and Cheapest Jet – Cirrus Aircraft has started delivering its SF50 Vision Jet to a waiting list of more than 600 buyers. At $2 million, it’s the most affordable private jet available. I’m checking under the couch cushions now. (Wired)

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About Jennifer Moody

Jennifer is a management consultant and avid volunteer. Her career and volunteer duty travels have helped her log top-tier airline and hotel status annually for the last eighteen years. In addition, she embraces the opportunity to maximize her vacation time by planning extracurricular trips that have taken her to over 60 countries and 48.5 US states. Although she averages 200 days a year on the road, she loves to return to “the homestead” in her native Fort Worth, Texas where she enjoys cooking, gardening, sewing, needlepoint, wine, and cocktail mixology.

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