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ZeitgeistObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-19-10 12:12 AM
Response to Reply #37
38. PS. Change careers.
You don't belong in the air.
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  -WaPo: Airlines, European officials urge end to flight restrictions Poll_Blind  Apr-18-10 09:17 PM   #0 
  - "overreacted to the threat posed to jet engines"  Webster Green   Apr-18-10 09:30 PM   #1 
  - People are dying because of this.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 09:38 PM   #2 
  - Oh. They can just fly under it? Why weren't they doing that all along?  Poll_Blind   Apr-18-10 09:47 PM   #3 
  - Overreaction, that's why.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 09:48 PM   #4 
  - I disagreed with the assesment of overreaction.  Webster Green   Apr-18-10 09:57 PM   #5 
     - They can fly under the cloud.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 09:59 PM   #6 
     - From OP...200 mi from where ash was predicted to end...oops  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:03 PM   #8 
        - No plane has ever crashed because of volcanic ash.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:06 PM   #9 
           - Let's keep it that way.  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:10 PM   #10 
           - We won't do it by hiding.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:10 PM   #11 
              - I've never crashed my car while driving drunk either, not hiding by avoiding driving drunk though  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:12 PM   #12 
                 - Just hide under your bed and be done with it.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:14 PM   #13 
                    - Come on over, let's have a few and go out for a quick drive  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:16 PM   #15 
                       - Now you're equating drunk driving with flying under a cloud.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:17 PM   #18 
           - You should get on one of those planes.  neverforget   Apr-18-10 10:15 PM   #14 
           - I have flown under far worse conditions.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:16 PM   #16 
              - Uphill. In the snow. Both ways.  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:17 PM   #17 
              - And barefoot.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:17 PM   #19 
              - explain? Are you a pilot? Are you willing to put the lives of your passengers  neverforget   Apr-18-10 10:18 PM   #20 
              - It's plain English.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:24 PM   #21 
                 - So flying through ash that is 200 mi away from where it was predicted isn't dangerous?  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:27 PM   #22 
                    - Since we can track it exactly, no.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:29 PM   #23 
                       - Your credentials? And a link to post above re "track it exactly"  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:31 PM   #24 
                          - You're not uppity, you're just not listening.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:38 PM   #26 
                             - At what altitude? The lower they fly the less time they have to restart  neverforget   Apr-18-10 10:56 PM   #29 
                                - The cloud is fairly high. I think you can trust the pilots.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:58 PM   #30 
                                   - Pilots make wrong decisions too. Ash and aircraft engines don't mix  neverforget   Apr-18-10 11:55 PM   #31 
                                      - What part of 'under' are you missing?  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 11:58 PM   #32 
                                         - The lower you fly the less time you have to find a place to land and/or  neverforget   Apr-18-10 11:59 PM   #33 
                                         - Pilots are professionals.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:01 AM   #34 
                                         - I'm a pilot. What are you?  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:02 AM   #35 
                                         - Not afraid of risk.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:09 AM   #36 
                                         - uh huh. just another keyboard warrior  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:10 AM   #37 
                                         - PS. Change careers.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:12 AM   #38 
                                         - Why don't you ever answer any of the questions posed to you?  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:14 AM   #39 
                                         - Why are you telling people to distrust pilots?  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:17 AM   #40 
                                         - I'm not and you're still not answering any questions. It's so easy for you  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:23 AM   #41 
                                         - Yes, you are.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:29 AM   #42 
                                         - One thing you have a lot of is bravado. BTW it's not the pilots that are  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:32 AM   #43 
                                         - The pilots are OBJECTING to the restrictions,  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:34 AM   #44 
                                         - So very easy for you to say....why don't you change jobs?  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:35 AM   #45 
                                         - No air rage please.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:36 AM   #46 
                                         - It's airlines, not the pilots, that are protesting this. Air rage?  neverforget   Apr-19-10 12:37 AM   #47 
                                         - No,it's the pilots. Out.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-19-10 12:54 AM   #48 
                                         - NATO jets damaged by volcanic ash  neverforget   Apr-19-10 08:01 AM   #49 
                                         - What about flying under the ash?"There is no altitude that is completely safe below 11,000m."  uppityperson   Apr-20-10 02:38 PM   #51 
           - Well...  kirby   Apr-18-10 10:32 PM   #25 
           - Yes, here is his story.  ZeitgeistObserver   Apr-18-10 10:42 PM   #28 
           - Yep but a BA passenger plane lost all four engines  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-18-10 10:41 PM   #27 
     - Link needs a period at end of it. Thanks for the link, good to see reporting.  uppityperson   Apr-18-10 10:01 PM   #7 
  - Ding ding  malaise   Apr-19-10 08:03 AM   #50 
  - In a battle between safety and commerce, commerce will win every time....  marmar   Apr-20-10 02:40 PM   #52 
 

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