News headlines about a pilot sleeping past an Australian destination* without any disastrous outcome prompted my son to show me several cartoons by Mark Parisi and Gary Larson. (This happens with Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes as well, mostly related to his take on fine art.)
Syndicated cartoonist and author, Mark Parisi, a Gloucester native, Off the Mark published 6/23/18: “…hope it didn’t wake you up like it did to us in the cockpit.”
We enjoy an annual holiday tradition of grabbing the latest Off the Mark calendars at the Weathervane store on Main Street.
*”A commercial pilot is under investigation after falling asleep in the cockpit of a freight plane and overflying his Australian island destination by 29 miles (46km), officials have said. The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain and was flying on autopilot during the early morning flight on 8 November from Devonport, Tasmania, to King Island in Bass Strait, his employer, Vortex Air, said in a statement on Tuesday.” from the Guardian