Air Transport World

We need your help.(odds & ends)(Brief Article)

Nobody who relies as heavily as ourselves upon our industry's corporate communications executives ever would make light of their efforts to convey to us semiliterate news scribes as much information in as few words as possible.

Yet occasionally we receive a picture that positively calls out for more. This image of Virgin Atlantic Airways Chairman, ban vivant, and daredevil extraordinaire Sir Richard Branson, posing with one of his latest acquisitions, is such a picture (our kind words, deeply felt, we hope will avert lawsuits or ill will).

It seems to us that this image invites embellishment, hopefully funny.

Thus we throw it open to you, our readers, to suggest an alternative explanation of what it is we are witnessing. …

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