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Airliner Flyby ha ha.......

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  1. Jerbear

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    <object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/p7hpVH1IAQM&rel=1"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/p7hpVH1IAQM&rel=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="355"></embed></object>

    The inaugural flight with the company executives in it and 28 feet above the ground.

    The pilot got fired and lost his $500.000 a year job. What a dumb a$$.

    This was just on Iside Edition.

    Jerbear
     
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    Hey, if you're gunna quit your job, do it with gusto!
     
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    I wonder what he was thinking about coming in with the throttles back and no landing gear down and all those horns going off. Seems to me with me being an Aircraft Mechanic he should have relized that way before he got that low.

    Gary Hall Sr.
     
  5. trappermike

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    3 second show. If he was a real pilot, he would have come out of there with a victory roll, that would have been something to get fired over. Also, a sonic boom would have added a little. Maybe unsafe, but what the heck.
    Maybe I am wrong as I don't know the airport, but a couple of thousand broken windows would have put him in the history books.
    Maybe I am wrong.

    Mike
     
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    Kind of reminds me of the Boeing Test Pilot who did a victory roll over San Francisco with Boeing's 1st 707. His career didn't survive it but it sure was cool.
     
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    Can those airliners go sonic? Do they have enough engine?

    I guess I never thought about that.

    They do cruise at about Mach 0.75 so I suppose its possible.
     
  8. dog easy

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    The Boeing test pilot that rolled B-707-80 was non other than Tex Johnston and he did keep his job after a good a$$ chewing. He writes about it in his autobiography. He was also the first to fly the B-47 and the B-52. He was retired long before the 747 flew.

    $500,000 a year for a Cathay pilot? Not even close. Maybe that much for three years.

    BTW, the new Boeing 747-800 is going to have a takeoff weight well in excess of 900,000#. BIG AIRPLANE!

    Shoot Safe, John
     
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