Red Bull Pilots to Swap Planes in Midair

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by Piperonca, Mar 16, 2022.

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How does Red Bull stunt end?

  1. Both planes and pilots survive unscathed

    36 vote(s)
    40.0%
  2. One plane or pilot impacts obstacle at speed

    22 vote(s)
    24.4%
  3. Multiple casualties and/or damage to both planes

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  4. Nothing happens after this

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  5. Temporary suspension by FAA of two pilots

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  6. Revocation by FAA of two pilots

    19 vote(s)
    21.1%
  7. All Red Bull personnel with certificates have them revoked

    5 vote(s)
    5.6%
  8. Other

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  1. Lindberg

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    There was a pilot in the other plane too....
     
  2. luvflyin

    luvflyin Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Maybe he's doing at sword point:D
     
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  3. TCABM

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    I’m more wondering how much he’s getting paid to put that out there.
    [​IMG]
     
  4. BrianNC

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    I've never had an energy drink. Guess I need to try one some time.
     
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    Then I guess the stunt worked!
     
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  6. Hector Parra

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    Meanwhile, Felix Baumgartner (the guy who base jumped from space) "Hold my can" upload_2022-5-2_14-39-20.png
     
  7. Arm3

    Arm3 Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I never liked straight Red Bull, but back in the day drop a shot of Jäegermeister into a glass of Red Bull and shoot the whole thing and now you’re talking.

    A lot of good memories were made/lost with Jager bombs.
     
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    There is only one worth drinking:

    https://bre.is/YNHsFEcB

    [​IMG]
     
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    His man points for taking responsibility have gone way up in some circles.
     
  10. Albany Tom

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    That seems possible to me. Maybe just the most sensible thing to do. But benefit of the doubt, maybe he's realizing the best thing to do is admit the error and take the hit. That doesn't seem to happen very often.
     
  11. Tarheelpilot

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    Guess he will never be a politician.
     
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    They baited the hook. You’re nibbling. Let us know if you decide to bite.
     
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    Will this insulate the other pilot?
     
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    I don’t see how. He still violated the reg.
     
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    Also, all it does is remove intent for many others. Generally a criminal law concept... this is ADMINISTRATIVE.

    Notwithstanding, it doesn’t hurt anything. It probably isn’t entirely accurate. But it’s still kinda the right way to do things.

    My question is why would you ask if you don’t mind going without? Just do it. This was a lot less dangerous to society than me flying over a golf course and walmart with students every day...
     
  16. Piperonca

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    While I feel the punishment is justified, I do have to wonder about an "emergency revocation" taking 2.5 weeks to implement, for an event that was well-publicized, recorded and in clear violation of the waiver disapproval.

    @EdFred , the link works for me.
     
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    I really wish I could find a copy of the cartoon we used to have hanging up in our flight school. It starts off stating "A good landing is one you can walk away from." The main panel shows an airplane crashed inside a barn. The pilot says "How's my landing?" and the passenger/instructor looks around and says "middling."
     
  20. Brad Z

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    I was wondering the same. Heck, they could have copy and pasted Trevor Jacob's order and changed the names and details. They probably could have met them in the ground with the order on Sunday afternoon if they had gotten the travel and comp time approved.
     
  21. Piperonca

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    That's it. I use Firefox with NoScript and uBlock being the wary sort that I am. We're both good.
     
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    Hahaha Travel and Comp Time approved.... I barely got overtime approved on a multiple fatal that had me on a remote mountain top for three days.
     
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    Less than a month is next-day service from the government.
     
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  24. Lindberg

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    Two weeks is not long for the FAA to get its ducks in a row. And you probably know that the major import of it being an emergency revocation is that it goes into effect now, with the potentially lengthy process coming after, rather than the other way around.