A week after making the airplane’s acquaintance in Key West, I had the honor of being invited to ride along on the day of a local scenic flight in Miami. Call me insane, but if you give me the choice of taking a ride in an F-22 or a vintage airliner, I’d choose the airliner every time. This flight held a sentimental importance for its passengers. The passengers were associated with the Eastern Air Lines Retirees Association. Needless to say, grins were not hard to find. Some expressions were pensive, perhaps reflecting on better days. Former pilots, flight attendants, mechanics, ticket agents, etc., were all part of the mix.