Re: May America lose the Iraq war
From: email@example.com Date: Fri, 21 Mar 03 12:35:56 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Paul Repacholi <email@example.com> wrote:
>firstname.lastname@example.org (Rob Young) writes:
>> It would be almost impossible for a pilot to control an aircraft
>> flying low to the ground at 500 miles per hour - the speed of the
>> aircraft that hit the World Trade Center in New York during the
>> Sept. 11 attacks - because of the pressure waves that would be
>> created, the study says.
>Horse shit. When you are i ground effect, ie within a span or two of
>the ground, it is in fact easier to control. Ask any ag pilot.
500 MPH? An Indy race car goes 200MPM and it's got nothing
>> Terrorists also would not be able to crash an airliner into the top
>> of a reactor, where the protective shell is thinnest, because the
>> airplane would probably break apart at such a steep angle and high
>> speed, according to the study.
>It would be VERY hard, but by no means impossible. Don't forget
>that you are flying a `use once' profile, so you don't care about
>overloading or other issues.
You gotta get there to be effective. I heard somewhere (didn't verify
the statement) about wondering how the planes that struck the
WTC stayed intact structurally. Those guys were flying that fast.
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