Welcome to the Hey Eng Blog

Welcome to Hey Eng. I’m interested in the history of flight engineers and enlisted flyers in the USAAF and the USAF. Why do pilots say “Hey Eng!”, where and how did the phrase originate? I’ve wondered why there weren’t FEs on bombers after World War II but they remained on cargo aircraft. In addition to…

A Dark Place

I didn’t wake up one day and want to kill myself. It’s been a journey, like so many I’ve been on. I don’t know when, how, or why it began. I don’t know where it’s going or how it will end.