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  1. What I’ve learned from traveling: “If airplane safety videos have taught me anything, David, it’s that a mother puts her own mask on first.”

  2. Actually that is a brilliant innovation as the paper towels stay attached using the pant clip.

    Just another idiot looking for attention by mocking others with negativity.

  3. Whomever ‘Nibbler’ is on Twitter, X….whatever the hell the platform is called now….is absolute nuts.

    So, the latest “government” (nee FAA) conspiracy theory is predicated on a change in approach profiles to certain airports? Newflash – or, rather, non-newflash: these so-called “Optimized” approach procedures have been in use for several years in the terminal approach environment in several of the busier ATC regions (i.e. SoCal (LAX), DFW, etc.).

    Should said approach occur through an area of KNOWN turbulence, there are limited mitigations that can be taken (i.e, altitude changes, speed reductions. With ATC approval, possible approach procedure deviations, or perhaps route deviations.).

    But more importantly, when it’s time to begin a descent for arrival, it’s time to get down, whether there be turbulent air or not. At cruise (FL290 and above), descent typically begins roughly 75 to 90 miles from the destination airport. It’s time to get down….damn the descent profile used.

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