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markpkessinger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-29-11 08:04 PM
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9. It could have been fired upwards and have been on the downward side of its arc n/t
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  -FBI: Bullet caused hole in US Airways jet RamboLiberal  Mar-29-11 05:07 PM   #0 
  - Teabaggers  jpak   Mar-29-11 05:11 PM   #1 
  - delete  notadmblnd   Mar-29-11 05:12 PM   #2 
  - Probably a stray bullet. No way any one would be able to pull off a shot like that on purpose  no limit   Mar-29-11 06:21 PM   #3 
  - Nope, no planes have ever been shot from the ground ever...  Thor_MN   Mar-29-11 07:57 PM   #7 
  - This bullet was coming down. meaning the shot was fired in the air  no limit   Mar-29-11 08:00 PM   #8 
     - It could have been fired upwards and have been on the downward side of its arc n/t  markpkessinger   Mar-29-11 08:04 PM   #9 
     - Since the bullet was also losing velocity I doubt it  no limit   Mar-29-11 08:08 PM   #10 
        - At what point of a bullet's flight is it gaining velocity?  Thor_MN   Mar-29-11 09:41 PM   #17 
           - The terminal velocity of falling bullets was covered thoroughly by Mythbusters in episode 50  slackmaster   Mar-29-11 10:30 PM   #19 
           - This was not about a bullet fired straight up  Thor_MN   Mar-30-11 04:39 AM   #23 
              - Re: "I don't think a bullet has enough mass to make a hole at only the plane's velocity"  slackmaster   Mar-30-11 05:10 AM   #25 
                 - "it could only have been produced by a bullet"  Thor_MN   Mar-30-11 08:26 AM   #26 
           - The muzzle velocity of an ar-15 for example is 975 m/s  no limit   Mar-29-11 10:35 PM   #21 
              - Less than 25% faster than a (serious) major league fastball?  Thor_MN   Mar-30-11 04:54 AM   #24 
     - Master mathematician? Shot fired in the air? Most shots fired into the ground don't hit planes.  Thor_MN   Mar-29-11 09:35 PM   #16 
  - Is that suposed to make us feel better?  CreekDog   Mar-29-11 08:10 PM   #12 
     - Never said it should. Just thinking aloud.  no limit   Mar-29-11 08:39 PM   #15 
     - I support your natural right to feel any way you choose to about it.  slackmaster   Mar-29-11 10:31 PM   #20 
        - .  CreekDog   Mar-30-11 11:14 AM   #29 
        - i know, i know, guns had nothing to do with the bullet hole  CreekDog   Mar-30-11 11:19 AM   #30 
           - That's a very childish response, CreekDog  slackmaster   Mar-31-11 10:01 AM   #31 
  - If only the plane had been armed, it could have fired back! (NT)  Tesha   Mar-29-11 06:25 PM   #4 
  - Stray bullets.  crim son   Mar-29-11 06:49 PM   #5 
  - They need love too  jberryhill   Mar-29-11 07:36 PM   #6 
  - Was the gun range full? nt  onehandle   Mar-29-11 08:09 PM   #11 
  - Fallout from a party at the Palins  hollowdweller   Mar-29-11 08:11 PM   #13 
  - Only in America does air traffic have to worry about flying into stray bullets.  Arrowhead2k1   Mar-29-11 08:27 PM   #14 
  - Worrying about things is often a matter of choice  slackmaster   Mar-29-11 10:28 PM   #18 
  - Good job pilot...  kirby   Mar-29-11 11:16 PM   #22 
  - If only the airplane was packing heat, this would have never happened.  Javaman   Mar-30-11 08:58 AM   #27 
  - Bullets don't kill planes, people do!  RedCloud   Mar-30-11 10:27 AM   #28 

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