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Discussion in 'The Book Club' started by Let'sgoflying!, Jul 18, 2016.
I literally can't even.
"Low visibility isn't the worst problem a pilot faces- the inboard(sic) HGS system can land the plane with zero visibility if it knows the runway GPS. The HGS converts signals from an airport's Instrument Landing System into a virtual image of the runway displayed on the monitor."
So what is the worst problem a pilot faces?
"Hold short, awaiting release..." when it's 102F outside?
Mach .083, eh?
in this book, it is 'he didn't get the girl'. So he pulled a GermanWings.
[I finished it (and am still in pain).]
Mid level management.
...and paperwork, there's always paperwork
For me it would be not...
That's so awful, it reminds me of the Bulwer-Lytton annual contest, which is a contest to see who can write the absolute worst opening sentence of a novel. (Fortunately, the entrants only have to write the first sentence of the novel, not the whole thing!)
Check it out, some of them are hilarious in their awfulness.
The winner from last year:
That's pure poetry.
Reminds me of the urban legend of the Hemingway six-word story:
Coast-to-coast at "Mach .083" would take a looooooong time!
Well for me it'd be no beer and no boobies. But that's me.
I don't think that is specific to pilots.
You mean, women like boobies too?
Suddenly, there was a blinding flash of light in the sky....
Actually, most women like to have their very own boobies.
Heck, my Skyhawk could go faster than "Mach .083" with the barn doors out.
Which CNN aviation reporter wrote this?
But a funny one ...
What is the name of the book?
sorry Greg. Over 2 years ago. maybe if I'd read it last week....but not that long ago.
"Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley.