Slice of Life: Will Somebody Save Ferris Already?

"Save Ferris" written in the sky

“Save Ferris” written in the sky

At the annual Chicago Air and Water Show, we caught this “Save Ferris” sign written in the sky by the GEICO Skytypers.

For those of you who aren’t up on your  aerospace technology, skywriting like we remember from Looney Tunes is passé.  These days five small planes fly in formation and  computer signals each to let out a little fart of smoke to spell words for all to see.  It’s like God’s dot matrix printer.  If God had an advertising agency.

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