reply to post by Rapacious
Thanks, Rapacious for bringing that up.
Many people don't seem to understand the forces involved with kinetic energy....and using past airliner crashes as 'proof' is like the proverbial
comparison of apples and oranges.
While I respect those who wish to provide evidence to refute the 'official' 9/11 theory, it is important to not allow bad information into the
I don't say 'bad information' in order to impugn anyone here, I say it because good people can repeat info that is wrong from the get-go, and not
There are so many mis-conceptions out there...and I don't proclaim to know the truth...but I have experience of teaching people to fly, and flying
myself...and I still hear so much nonsense being 'spouted' by supposed 'experts' who don't know the first thing about aviation!!! (not here on
ATS, but in many media outlets...)
Some 'experts' think that a simple dip into an information datatbase will teach them enough to be an 'expert'...just doesn't work that way. One
must have practical experience as well.
I have 30+ years of practical experience.
There is much that cannot be communicated in a forum such as this, it is a fact of life...or a fact of the current 'communication age' we curretnly
I once dated a doctor...an MD...and I was appalled, at first, by a motto told to me....."See one, Do one, Teach one". (this was in reference to how
Doctors teach Doctors)
When I teach, I want to know that my student has all of the skills I can possibly impart, including my confidence that the student has the reasoning
ability to think ahead, and utilize those skills.
I have seen many, many licensed pilots who don't have those skills, but they weren't my students, they just wished to rent airplanes. If they can
fly, in a one-hour check out session, then they can rent the airplane. I sign off on their ability to fly, not their ability to reason.....because I
can't predict what someone will do in the future....