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Discussion in 'Environmental Discussion' started by tochatihu, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. bisco

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    True fact, water landings are never 'practiced'. Perhaps not even in simulators because that would require some poorly known physics and engineering.

    Named Captain joins 'greatest of all time' list, both because he addressed the best bad option with skill and confidence, and because be pulled the darn thing off.

    So, which was it? Evil gulls or merely clumsy geese?
     
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    'Dislike' button severely needed for #541
     
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    Even had a cocktail named after him.

    Recipe: Two shots of Grey Goose and a splash of water.
     
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    Nyuck nyuck nyuck
     
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    The First Officer and other crew members should also make that list, it was a team effort.
     
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    I regret that I have but one 'like' ... (giving Nathan Hale much less than his due)

    Perhaps it is not enough appreciated that commercial aircrews' real jobs are to keep you alive in misadventures. They train a lot for that. Perhaps you think that they just push food/bev carts...
     
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    Yes, they had put a lot of training into achieving that result, and then made good on it when it counted. Even those trained 'food/bev cart pushers' were critical elements of this no-fatality outcome, despite one of them being seriously injured in the ditching.
     
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    We are just liking each other like crazy here. Perhaps we should get a room :eek:
     
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    I have other preferences for room sharing partners ;)
     
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    Perhaps somewhere else there should be a discussion of safety aspect commercial air crews train for. What the 90-second rule means. How international, multi-lingual flights rub up against that.

    I'll make at least a mild effort to keep this flabby thread focused.
     
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    @550 As do I.
     
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    I think dogs might actually be used some places.

    The secret for these predator decoys is that you have to move them around before the critters catch on.
     
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    A lot of constituencies get goodies. Money from offshore oil revenues not new taxes. Perhaps not shocking.
     
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    WOW! Congress actually did something?
     
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    Call me jaded - but I wonder what the back story is.
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    always, how many pages is the bill, 662? who read it? saves 9 million? can't argue with that.
    reading the article though, it looks pretty good.
     
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    Sigh. 662 pages. It is inconceivable that bisco would find this out independently.

    I really don't mind pushing bisco's wheelchair though. Especially in cases like then when it's not uphill.
     
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