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Burt Rutan Human-caused catastrophic global warming a big lie
Ice Age Now ^ | June 17, 2012 | Mike Satren

Posted on 06/17/2012 3:15:39 PM PDT by Errant

“World-famous aircraft designer and North Idaho resident Burt Rutan looked at climate data and found deception – even fraud – behind the assertions of global-warming alarmists intent on implementing a world-wide climate fix that could bring about economic chaos."

(Excerpt) Read more at iceagenow.info ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agwscams; co2; globalwarming; rutan
I've been following Rutan since the 70's. He's a bit eccentric and those that know him say can be a bit difficult at times, but tell me a great engineer who isn't. The one thing I know about him is that you can take what he says to the bank!

The FR link above with take you the an excerpt at ICE AGE Now which is a terrific site to check on occasion. This Link will take you to the complete article at CDAPress.com.

1 posted on 06/17/2012 3:15:48 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

Bump


2 posted on 06/17/2012 3:20:02 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Errant

Rutan is a genius and a national treasure.


3 posted on 06/17/2012 3:20:32 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Amen to that!

Watch the videos of his engineering critique of AGW.

Excellent!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm8vaH8LEV0&feature=autoplay&list=PL4281277EE98C5A39&playnext=2

Burt Rutan Global Warming 1 of 6

And Here

http://rps3.com/Pages/Burt_Rutan_on_Climate_Change.htm

Burt Rutan’s comprehensive report on Global Warming science fraud:

Version 4.3 dated January, 2011

This report includes many all-new data presentations and focuses on presenting climate data to Inform, rather than to Scare. Not a climate science reference, but a unique perspective - An engineering critique of the activist climate scientists and their process of data gathering, processing and presentation. It also has sections on climate adaptation and scientific consensus. No author approvals are required for distribution, please feel free to copy or distribute any part of this report.

Adobe pdf version - 6.7 megabytes

Powerpoint version - 13.9 megabytes

Burt Rutan’s Oshkosh 2010 talks:

An Engineer’s Critique of Global Warming “Science” - 3.3 megabytes

Non-AGW related Oshkosh talks:

History of the Long-EZ & Rutan Aircraft Factory - 2.6 megabytes

Commercial Space - Our Future Opportunities - 2.2 megabytes

Innovation Creativity - Motivating Our Kids - 2.7 megabytes

Electric Flight Keynote - 0.75 megabytes


4 posted on 06/17/2012 3:26:50 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Welcome to the club, Burt!


5 posted on 06/17/2012 3:28:39 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Errant

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6 posted on 06/17/2012 3:30:17 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: Errant

Thanks for posting this.


7 posted on 06/17/2012 3:33:30 PM PDT by samtheman (If we want Obamugabe out, we must vote him out.)
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To: Errant
Ya gotta love Burt...

One of the Gore-ain errors in his research is when the Soviet Union Collapsed they closed their outlier airfields in the colder regions which were used in temperature aggregates, so naturally thing got warmer.

BTW, Burt is pretty funny, homebuilders would only get this, one forum I attended, Burt started with "Welcome to the KR-2 forum"....

8 posted on 06/17/2012 3:33:56 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Errant

His presentation a few years ago at Oshkosh was replete with the facts and figures from his engineering study of the facts that were available to the time. This was before the East Anglia revelations.

You can find the powerpoint and pdf versions of his presentation at the following link. The powerpoint version has all of the notes he used for it. He did this only because he wanted to know for sure and decided on the presentation when everyone expected him to speak traditionally about aeronautics and the engineering dealing with it.

http://rps3.com/Pages/Burt_Rutan_on_Climate_Change.htm

That he is eccentric is an understatement and right on mark is the point about taking his opinions to the bank. I know people who have worked directly with him.


9 posted on 06/17/2012 3:34:02 PM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: Errant

Bump for later


10 posted on 06/17/2012 3:40:42 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (The democratic party is the greatest cargo cult in history.)
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To: Errant
BTW...

I'd love to see Burt debate Al Gore for Charity on the Subject.

But Al would have to buy some of these, before he would accept...


11 posted on 06/17/2012 3:40:50 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: taildragger

Ha Ha. I began building a KR-2 years ago. Sold it when I realized I’d never finish it and if I did, probably would never fly it.


12 posted on 06/17/2012 3:42:08 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: BwanaNdege

But, but, but... isn’t Al Gore a great engineer too?

/s


13 posted on 06/17/2012 3:54:06 PM PDT by GOPJ (The doting court eunuchs of the MSM fail to notice...)
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To: taildragger
"Welcome to the KR-2 forum"

LOL. Not a homebuilder but used to fly and met KR a couple of times. Cute planes. Haven't thought about him in a long time. Thanks for the memories.

14 posted on 06/17/2012 3:58:58 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: Errant

The obligatory reference to my tag...


15 posted on 06/17/2012 4:07:10 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: Errant

I’ve been following him for that long as well. His brother is even more outspoken than he is.


16 posted on 06/17/2012 4:10:49 PM PDT by Kevmo (SUCINOFRAGOPWIASS: Shut Up, CINOs; Free Republic Aint a GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: Errant

Bookmarked.


17 posted on 06/17/2012 4:36:19 PM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: Errant

Having flew a Q2 and then building one,, seeing Rutan’s name sure caught my eye. Now to read the article.


18 posted on 06/17/2012 4:44:33 PM PDT by Allen In Texas Hill Country
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To: Jet Jaguar; Travis McGee; BwanaNdege; Northern Yankee; WHBates; samtheman; taildragger; mazda77; ...
Thanks for all the great comments folks. I apologize for not sticking around and replying and for the errors in my comment above. I literally had several grand kids tugging at both arms as I hurriedly hit the post button.

And after three helpings of Southern fried catfish, two helpings of homemade apple pie with Blue Bell's ice cream, an RC cola and two cups of Community coffee, I'm in no shape to post now either! LOL

Best Father's Day EVER! Hope it was for all of you as well!

Burt is indeed a true American hero. I just wish the American public appreciated our real heroes more...

God Bless,

19 posted on 06/17/2012 5:39:56 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant

hehe - I get to claim graduating from the same University (Cal Poly) as him (just a good 10 years after the fact.) He had already established himself as one of the greatest minds in aircraft engineering by then!


20 posted on 06/17/2012 7:45:10 PM PDT by fremont_steve
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To: taildragger

Hey, my brother -in-law built a KR2-S (for stretch, he’s 6’3”). He’s from JAsper, ALabama.


21 posted on 06/17/2012 8:22:21 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: BwanaNdege

Engineers deserve a lot of respect. Unlike slyentists with their ivory tower papers, the hard, real world quickly deals engineers a pass or fail grade in what they do. A successful engineer can not deal in B.S. Period.


22 posted on 06/17/2012 9:37:59 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“A successful engineer can not deal in B.S. Period.”

Bridges fail, buildings fall and planes crash when engineers, builders & technicians get it wrong.

Scientists just “tweek” their theory.

Politicians? Why they just run for reelection and promise more.

Actors, Journalists, etc. make a new movie or meet a new deadline. If their last work was successful, the put the Oscar or Pulitzer on the mantle, under the spotlight. If not, oh well.

Moms, Farmers, Truck Drivers, get up every morning and feed the family or the livestock or fuel the big rig and “hit the road”. The kids, cows and customers seldom fully appreciate their sacrifice and dedication.

A lot of that happening in fly-over country, not so much in the elite NW, DC, Academia and Cali La-La land.

The Code of Hammurabi, Babylonian law code from about 1772 BC, has this: “If a builder builds a house for someone, and does not construct it properly, and the house which he built falls in and kills its owner, then that builder shall be put to death.”

Accountability.


23 posted on 06/18/2012 5:10:53 AM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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To: Errant

I was at Oshkosh when he debuted the Vari-eze prototype. That was back when it had a VW engine. He (with his brother flying) was trying to set some kind of record with the plane during the convention. The VW engine burned up partway through the record attempt.

I watched him and his brother change out the old engine and replace it with a donated one in one of the convention workshops. The crew all had “glass-backwards” T-shirts on. They were good — and fast. His brother went out the next day and set the record.

He certainly has gone on to bigger and better things since then.


24 posted on 06/18/2012 5:39:29 AM PDT by jim_trent
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To: Errant

P.S. The KR-1 and KR-2 are not Rutan designs. They were designed by Ken Rand a few years before the Vari-eze. Construction is somewhat similar, but not identical. The KR-1 and KR-2 were transitions from “wood and cloth” to “foam and fiberglass” construction using a little bit of both. The Vari-eze was “all-the-way” foam and fiberglass.


25 posted on 06/18/2012 5:46:43 AM PDT by jim_trent
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To: BwanaNdege

Hammurabi was a bit harsh, granted, but it was one of the earliest efforts to create a written code embracing social ethics in law. Today we worry about more niceties like whether the builder meant the harm, and what liquidated financial damages are, etc. But even if the builder does not take a dirt nap his name and reputation and fortunes will be mud.

What kills me is the pomp of the catastrophic anthropogenic global warmists. Cleaning junk out of my car just yesterday I came across a magazine from an Ivy League school in which a writer to the editor made the usual well rhetorically crafted, but logically wanting, appeal for CAGW. Oh, look there’s warming that can’t ALL be explained by natural causes (can most of it be?)! Oh, look there’s a consensus among scientists (whether or not in climatology) that the globe is warming (how badly?) due to human activity (can you prove this component is more than infinitesimal?)! It was more like “oh stop arguing with us, we’ll never let you get anywhere” than “let’s compare scientific notes and see whose scientific wild ass guess looks best.”


26 posted on 06/18/2012 10:48:09 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: jim_trent
Rutan's Designs


27 posted on 06/18/2012 5:48:13 PM PDT by Errant
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To: jim_trent
His brother and Jeana Yeager ( no relation to chuck ) were the first to circumnavicate the globe in an airplane without stopping or refueling in midair.


28 posted on 06/18/2012 5:52:05 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Errant
Burt, also proposed a very efficient plane for the military a couple years ago.

29 posted on 08/08/2012 9:01:48 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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