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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #18)

Fri Feb 10, 2012, 10:48 PM

135. Unbelievable.

Truly. Your post and this thread you put up is ...well...hard to believe. Hard to believe in that you are so bleeding outraged over something that lasted...what? A minute? 120 seconds?

How long have you lived in California, anyway? You live in a state that is literally CRAWLING with military installations and you are surprised and upset because you got flown over by a few Blackhawks?

Jesus Christ on a pickle barrel.


"Unbelievably loud. I have never heard anything like it"

Come up to where I used to live in Palmdale. Hang out just north of the runway in Fresno. Drive the backroads near Fairfield.

"We are going to start timing all the overhead plane traffic.
Yeah. You do that. And after you log it all, pass it on to the authorities. And they will say ..."SO WHAT?"

Do you understand how much of the poor health and stress of modern life is due to the excessive air traffic at low altitudes.
Oh, bullshit. Again, how long have you lived in LA? Damned good thing you didn't live there from the 40's through the 60's. They were turning out a fighter plane about every 10 minutes in that town during WWII and the overflights from all the post war development were commonplace. You would have been useless.

"It isn't something we should be so willing to put up with.

So...does this happen every day? Or is this the first time in a long while or ever?

Lighten the fuck up, admire the skill involved in flying one of those things, be happy they are still made in the US (Blackhawks are built by Sikorsky, based in CT) plug your ears for 90 seconds and...


GET THE FUCK OVER IT, ALREADY.

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