Skip to comments.Questioning Safety of Heavy Passengers on Planes
Posted on 05/08/2012 10:18:55 AM PDT by Brandonmark
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5’10” 180lbs gives you a BMI of 25.82 so according to the government you are overweight. Sorry your meal choices will now be made by a government employee. /s
We all have a good laugh at those BMI numbers here at work when our yearly insurance checkups are due. I’m supposed to be around 165lbs, I haven’t weighed that since I was in xcountry track in high school! Nearly 30 years ago!
Damn, I’m old. What happened?
(And yes, Im a fatso.)
No sir. You are a Patriot! :)
Yeah I remember when I went to Ranger school, nearly 30 years ago also. I was 190 lbs at 6’ 1” and overweight, BMI is pure BS.
The safety guidelines presume a butt that is less than two axe handles wide.
I do believe you just called FLOTUS a Battle-axe! (if the shoe fits!)
So - any crash that would cause seat failure - isn’t likely one you will survive anyway... so whats the deal with the seat “behaving as intended”...
And fat people should be required to wear a patch in the shape of a fork too, right? Any other good totalitarian ideas you can come up with, while we're at it?
Way I figure, if everything on the plane was functioning as intended, you’d land safe sitting on an orange crate. If it crashes, I think there is more malfunctioning to worry about than the seat...
Wouldn't any decent engineer would take that requirement and design for 340 pounds?
I regret that I have but one pizza-and-beer gut to give in the service of my country.
I saw that pic somewhere else with the caption, "They be all like 'you need pants to fly'"
Your also more likely to bounce when you crash, and if it’s a cold water landing, more likely to survive hypothermia!
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