andrewducker + flight   33

If you fly Virgin out of SFO then you get very entertaining signs
And, of course, fifteen minutes later Virgin Airlines follows me on Twitter...
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april 2016 by andrewducker
The survival of US Airways flight 1549 is not a miracle - it's someone's _job_
Sully Sullenberger didn't leave it up to God whether his passengers were going to live or die. He spent a large percentage of his professional life taking time out to practice in simulation how to land a commercial jetliner without engines. When he decided that wasn't enough, he then went on to make a professional study, on his own time, of commercial aviation safety, so much so that telling other people what he learned from studying it turned into a second job for him. And (more goosebumps again) he decided, years ago?, that that wasn't enough margin for safety for him, so he went on to learn to become a certified glider pilot. Nor should you call it a "miracle" that US Airways flight 1549 had someone like Sully Sullenberger at the helm, because that's what commercial aviation is like.
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january 2009 by andrewducker

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