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Comment: Lufthansa had an incident which might be related. (Score 4, Informative) 132

by spacefight (#48696973) Attached to: Debris, Bodies Recovered From AirAsia Flight 8501
Lufthansa went through a 4000fpm rate of descent incident a couple of weeks ago. The loss of altitude had been caused by two angle of attack sensors having frozen in their positions during climb at an angle, that caused the fly by wire protection to assume, the aircraft entered a stall while it climbed through FL310.

Comment: The world is a battlefield... (Score 1) 425

by spacefight (#48081051) Attached to: Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"
... and the reason is why lies well within the scope of the neocon policy makers of the last couple of decades. I just started reading the book Dirty Wars from Jeremy Scahill - a real eye opener. ISIL/ISIS fits perfectly - 30 years of war means 30 years of spending tax money towards the military/industrial complex.

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