Date: 09 Sep 98 04:12:23 From: email@example.com (Robert Dorsett) Organization: Netcom Online Communications Services (408-241-9760 login: guest) References: 1 2 3
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In article <airliners.1998.1381@ohare.Chicago.COM> "Russell Farris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >Eberhard Lammich <email@example.com> wrote in article <airliners.1998.1324@ohare.Chicago.COM>... >> Perhaps time is over for John Wayne with wings. The pilot is a bus >> driver with higher salary, that's all. > >While I respect Eberhards opinion, he obviously doesn't understand what >the job is all about. As a pilot who is currently qualified on the 767 AND >the DC-3, I'll have to remember the bus driver analogy the next time I'm >shooting a non-precision approach on a stormy night to a 6,000 foot runway >with a gusting 30 knot crosswind and no lead in lights. No computer in the >world can cope with that one...nor could a bus driver, with all the >implications that entails. Hey, you've got to remember, it's always clear and visibility unlimited in the lab and executive boardrooms. -- Robert Dorsett Moderator, sci.aeronautics.simulation firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com "Bother," said Pooh when his engine quit on take-off.