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That ground hold was to stop you flying through weather that could kill you and everyone else aboard.
The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.
Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.
The “pilot flying” was more probably the far less experienced copilot.
Sometimes a column has the economy and rhythm of a short story.
I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
My two eyes haven't quite the same focal length and this often puts me out of the straight with a column of figures.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
These Eskimos were very fond of kite-flying, for its own sake, without reference to utility!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
The very first chords which Mademoiselle Reisz struck upon the piano sent a keen tremor down Mrs. Pontellier's spinal column.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Pretty well for "a cross between an Astley's chariot, a flying machine and a treadmill."Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley