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The things he carried

2008-10-17 01:23:31.821079+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

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#Comment Re: made: 2008-10-17 10:14:38.694331+00 by: meuon

Great read. - My next flight in/out of the country may be a private plane, I'm curious to see how that relates.

#Comment Re: made: 2008-10-17 14:19:11.575028+00 by: ebradway

Two bottles - two eyes... Damn, there goes my coffee!

I wonder how much TSA money goes into Facebook...

#Comment Re: made: 2008-10-17 21:56:36.276376+00 by: ebradway

meuon: Private planes are the way to go. The TSA has been talking about trying to manage private planes, but it really is unrealistic.

Imagine: You drive up to the hangar and park your car. You carry your bags over to the plane. The pilot helps you load up. You climb in - or maybe you go to the airport diner and grab a bite to eat - it's your choice.

Once you're in, the pilot starts up the plane, taxis to the runway and radios for clearance. Seconds later, you're in the air.

Sorry, no in flight beverage service. But if you want, the pilot can land at any little airport and you can grab a bite to eat.

Before landing at your destination, you can swing around the area and get a heads up on the lay of the land.

One of the reasons I'm working towards my Private Pilot's license is to cut down on the security crap. I usually spend as much if not more time getting to the airport, going through security, etc. as I do flying.