“The miracle and wonder of flight, which has inspired poets, philosophers and madmen, has dwindled into a workaday procedure that we anticipate with the same enthusiasm we feel when we visit the dentist.” JG Ballard
Hush-Kit is reminding the world of the beauty of flight.
“Hush-Kit is an absolutely fantastic aviation site, much recommended. My article on the SR-71 was treated professionally and accurately. Many thanks to Joe Coles!”
–– B.C. Thomas, pilot of the SR-71 Blackbird and U-2 spyplanes and B-2 stealth bomber test pilot
“The world’s best aviation blog…if you have any interest in aviation, you’ll be surprised, entertained and fascinated by Hush-Kit- a quality blog.”
— Rowland White, author of the best-selling ‘Vulcan 607’
“Excellent aviation blog”
– Popular Mechanics
“When I found Hush-Kit.net I was immediately drawn to the broad range of aviation topics and the technical detail in the articles on contemporary aviation which was interesting to me as a former Topgun instructor and F-14 RIO. I’m a regular reader, and I was also pleased to be interviewed myself about my own experiences. Hush-Kit, keep bringing the good stuff!”
— Dave ‘Bio’ Baranek, former Topgun instructor and F-14 RIO
“For you aviation gearheads and mil-air nerds like me, @Hush_Kit is worth a follow for great stories and analysis on fighter aircraft.”
— Rick Wilson, pilot and #1 New York Times best-selling author of ‘Everything Trump Touches Dies’
“This dude knows airplanes”
— David Axe, War is Boring
“Joe Coles is one of the brightest, funniest people I know, and the only writer who makes aviation interesting to me. He manages to find something human in the cold, war-spattered world of planes, and brings light to the darkest subjects.”
— Eva Wiseman, Observer
“Well-informed and always entertaining, Hush-Kit places aviation in the wider context. Flying has never seemed so thrilling.”
Mark Townsend, multi award-winning journalist, war correspondent and author of ‘Point Man‘
“Hush-Kit is undoubtedly a distinguished website. One of the few that brings to the attentive reader, details brought by the actors directly involved – pilots, engineers, editors- that are generally neglected by ordinary media.”
–Vianney Riller Jr, Test Pilot, Aerospace & Defense Analyst/Consultant. Aircraft Evaluation Pilot (12k+ flt/hrs 80+ types / fixed and rotary wing)
“An online emporium of off-beat aviation factoids, aeronautical writing whimsy and forgotten aerospace history, with often laugh-out-loud picture captions.”
— Tim Robinson, The Royal Aeronautical Society
“Hush-Kit is the most astonishing gem of aviation facts and lore I’ve seen since Ernie Gann and Martin Caidin kindled my love for and fascination with all things aviation! I look forward to spreading the word about Hush-Kit with other aviation enthusiasts. You have created a truly remarkable resource, Kudos!” — Gary Brown
Hush-Kit will remind readers of how remarkable and beautiful flying is. How as we leave the century of flight for the century of the plane crash, it’s time to take a new look at aviation. Considering the epic impact that aviation has had on our world, Hush-Kit knows that all things can be viewed from an aeronautical perspective.
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Hush-Kit is jam-packed with exclusive articles, news, art and gossip- all from an aeronautical perspective.
Hush-Kit has a host of wonderful contributors including: Former BAe test pilot Dave Eagles, the Observer’s Home Affairs Editor and former war-correspondent Mark Townsend, Combat Aircraft Monthly‘s Thomas Newdick, Grazia‘s Morwenna Ferrier, and the Former Deputy Editor of Aeroplane, Nick Stroud.
Edited & created by Joe Coles
Hush-Kit is the alternative aviation blog.
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