He goes through how you can tell whether or not you are on an old plane, and lists 13 comprehensive ways of knowing (#13 is my favorite).
I have a certain nostalgia for older planes. When I go through the Air and Space Museum in DC, I wish I could take to the air in some of the passenger planes on display. Especially the ones that look like train cars.
Then again, I also like flying on Dash 8s, so…
What about you? Older planes–an inconvenience, or a nostalgic trip through the sky?