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NASA released part of a controversial study about air traffic safety Monday. The space agency spent $11 million on a survey of airline pilots. Agency officials were so disturbed by the findings that they intended to destroy the information rather than release it. But at an October congressional hearing, NASA administrator Michael Griffin changed tack and said the agency would release its findings. The research shows that safety problems occur far more often than previously recognized. NASA has been criticized however for not providing 'documentation on how to use its data, nor did it provide keys to unlock the cryptic codes used in the dataset.
Well, well that makes one feel all warm and fuzzy about flying... and here was I with the thought that airline pilots where way above and beyond the average joe... come to think about it I used to think the same about computer programmers... until I become one that is... um er
wow that was a wonderful post. A letter from Doolittle him self!
If I had that I think it would be framed and on the wall. Probably a security system also.
So is it correct that you have not flown since nineteen sixty one?
Or am I misinterpreting your post?
I will be flying soon either to the US or Australia and once again I will be putting my life in the hands of others... I guess in the end, if your ticket is up, it is up and there is nothing more to do than hold on for the ride