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    Default B2 Bomber Crash

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    "The most expensive crash in Air Force history - the $1.4 billion loss of a B-2 Spirit bomber Feb. 23 - was caused by water clogging aircraft sensors, according to an Air Combat Command report. The two pilots couldn't regain control of the bomber and as the left wing struck the runway, the pilots safely ejected. "

    http://shock.military.com/Shock/vide...8&ESRC=navy.nl

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    Wow......
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    It appears you are not getting dumber by the minute because you are already as dumb as anyone can be.

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    does this mean we get a larger rebate?

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    It almost looked like the pilot was drunk or something.
    I wake up and I piss excellence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmontzsta View Post
    It almost looked like the pilot was drunk or something.
    Because of the clogged sensors, the computer wouldn't let the pilots regain control, they were passengers until they ejected...

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    I heard those aircraft are so unstable that you can't even fly without the help of the computer. (I don't know if it's true or not) Mabe they had the stick, but couldn't control it.

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    It's true. The computer actually "flys" the aircraft. The pilots simply tell the computer what they would like to do , and the computer does the actual controlling of the flight surfaces.


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    Soon aircraft will no longer have pilots in the plane.

    I heard they are already working on UPS and Fed X experimenting with their fleet being unmanned. It is years away but coming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmontzsta View Post
    It almost looked like the pilot was drunk or something.
    He must have been drinking with the camera man.
    That was almost as bad as watching the Blair Witch Project.

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