posted on Sep, 6 2008 @ 01:31 AM
reply to post by schrodingers dog
Gools....I hope I didn't mis-read your post....if it was about JL?
I understand the angst that might be present, between Staff and JL.
However, I will always defend his accomplishments, as a fellow pilot. Yes, he and I have differed when it comes to aviation....but maybe that's only
because we are limited, here, by the keyboard, and our ability to spell and punctuate.
I have over 20,000 hours flying....and several type-ratings....but I cannot hold a candle to what Captain John Lear has accomplished, in his
Capt Lear is in the Guinness Book.
I am not.
He risked his life, possibly, to be in Guinness. I am a coward, by comparison.
So, I would bow down, shake his hand and buy him a drink (or a cigar, if I could afford it...and I know I can't) if I ever had the chance to meet him
As to his other claims??? Welll....gotta buy him a drink or a cigar, and let him open up!