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Patrick Smith

Air safety is a state of mind

By Patrick Smith
August 31, 2006

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FLYING IS DANGEROUS. That's heresy coming from a pilot, but I admit there's nothing inherently safe when you're high above the earth, going hundreds of miles per hour in a pressurized tube atop tons of explosive fuel. While it doesn't violate physics, it does violate common sense. As a senior captain once said to me one morning over the Atlantic, ... (Full article: 741 words)

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