Flying is the safest form of travel

Edward Summer

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That's our cue.
Flying is the safest form of travel.


The passengers on a small plane are a quite surprised when the pilots arrive. The pilots walk up the aisle, both wearing dark glasses. One has a seeing-eye dog, the other is tapping his way with a white-tipped cane. The cockpit door closes, the engines start up. The plane moves faster and faster down the runway. People by the windows realize they're heading right towards the water at the end of the runway. Panic ensues. Screams fill the air. At that very moment, the plane lifts smoothly into the air. The passengers relax and laugh a little sheepishly. Up in the cockpit, the co-pilot turns to the pilot. "Y'know, Bob," he says. "One day they're going to scream too late, and we're all gonna die."
 

BigFlyr

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Good one! Gonna steal it!
 

TurboS7

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This applies to 121 operations only. I have found it to be a very dangerous way to travel and I have lost many personal friends to some very nasty accidents. In General Aviation the averge fatality comes to .02 per 100,000 hours of flying, compared to .000002 of Part 121 flying. Be safe and don't become a stat.
 
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