Let’s have some fun today. Finish this: “You might be an AVgeek if…”

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You know we are all kinda weird – I mean different – But this is not a bad thing! 😉 We just, compared to other  normal  people have a particular view towards all things travel and aviation. This means that we also tend to react uniquely to certain circumstances.

So let me give you some examples. To each of these start with:  “You might be an AVgeek if…

  • You stop whatever you are doing and look up when you see an airplane
  • You speak about city’s in airport code not their real names i.e. ATL, SLC or LAX?
  • You start to get a “twitch” if it has been a few weeks since you have been up in the air.
  • You forget your social security number but never your frequent flyer number.
  • You get miffed when someone is sitting in “your” seat in the Sky Club.
  • You are sad at midnight on January 1st (cuz your points just reset to zero)
  • You are an adult but have lots of model planes on or around your desk.
  • You ask what product some one flew vs. were or what they did on vacation.
  • You get mad when someone pays with cash or the WRONG points card.
  • You have your frequent flyer QR code as your phone lock screen (vs. a family photo).
  • You know all the partners in your alliance and what airport they fly to.
  • You think the alphabet looks normal in this order: F, P, A, G, J, C, D, I, Z, W, Y, B, M, M, S, H, Q, K, L, U, T, X, V, E

So what do you think of my list. Do you qualify for all or most of them? If you do, I have nothing but the utmost respect for you and feel the exact same way about me. But there has to be a bunch more that are just as fun and true so it is your turn. You might be an AVgeek if (your chance to comment below)! – Rene



  1. You are working on a gig near the airport and keep Plane Finder app running because you know VS has an arriving flight at MCO and it’s the 747. Can’t get enough views of the Queen with the landing gear down.

  2. “You ask what product someone flew vs. were or what they did on vacation.” so true that my close non-avgeek friends begin the conversation by telling me which aircraft/product they were on…Also “you might be an Avgeek if” you are more excited about getting on a plane than getting to your destination.

  3. You make time for a mandatory In and Out Burger stop at the end of LAX runway ever visit to LA.

  4. Feel compelled to tell friends family or even random strangers how they can take that trip for “free” if they just use such and card

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