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Originally posted by BlackGuardXIII
My major concern about 9 11 was the complete lack of a response when the air traffic controllers lost contact with four large airplanes in US airspace. In another case, a lear jet with 8 on board was already being checked out and followed by a Norad jet within 20 minutes of losing contact, and that is normal. In 110 minutes after losing touch with the first plane on 9 11, no such thing had yet happened. Why not? And, Andrews Airforce Base is 12 miles from the Pentagon, and can have jets airborne in 3 minutes, so where were they? I would be grateful for a good answer to these things.
Originally posted by James the Lesser
Ok, got a new vid of second crash, do it in slow mo, the second plane is gone, disappeared into the building before anything happens. The commentary is going on about how it looks like "a bad special effect" and may be right.
[edit on 5-5-2005 by James the Lesser]
Originally posted by The Big O
Actually, the WTC is more like a waffle than a brick wall. A bunch of little walls inside a rectangular box.
Instead of using the "ram a car into a brick wall" metaphor, try "throw a dart through a house of cards."
A object, moving at a fast enough pace, can puncture almost any structure with little to no damage. I need only point to 2X4s stuck, almost without any damage, into the sides of houses, brick and concrete walls, and trees as tornados hurl them around at near 300 mph.
When you look at the physics of how a plane would pass through a honeycomb structured environment like the WTC, how it "effortlessly, without resistance, or equal and opposite force" goes into the building and then explodes, it's makes perfectly logical sense.
I remember seeing an clip to an animation somewhere on here of how the plane likely would have reacted as it passed through the building before breaking up and sending fuel everywhere.
I find it far more interesting to see how a plane went into the Pentagon at such a low level than how one hit the WTC.
[edit on 4-5-2005 by The Big O]
Originally posted by HowardRoark
Do you have any idea how easy it is to go through a simple masonry brick wall?