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Female pilot tosses passenger for sexist remarks
Associated Press ^ | May 22, 2012

Posted on 05/22/2012 3:07:11 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

SAO PAULO (AP) -- A Brazilian airline says one of its female pilots tossed a passenger off a flight because he was making sexist comments about women flying planes.

Trip Airlines says in a Tuesday statement the pilot ejected the man before takeoff as he made loud, sexist comments upon learning the pilot was a woman. The jet continued on to the state of Goias after a one-hour delay.

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1 posted on 05/22/2012 3:07:16 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The interview with the pilot was delayed because she was having trouble parking.


2 posted on 05/22/2012 3:09:27 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

I’d have you walking, too.


3 posted on 05/22/2012 3:11:11 PM PDT by bgill
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To: driftdiver

Well, now - that was funny! You owe me a keyboard.


4 posted on 05/22/2012 3:11:18 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: driftdiver
Well heck, I've heard it's not easy to parallel park those jets.
5 posted on 05/22/2012 3:11:27 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: driftdiver

Yea but she made the time up by actually asking for directions.


6 posted on 05/22/2012 3:13:27 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
My first instructor pilot was female. She was a MUCH better pilot and teacher than another IP I wound up using.

/johnny

7 posted on 05/22/2012 3:14:40 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The jet continued on to the state of Goias after a one-hour delay.

A spokesman for the airline said the cause of the delay was the result of the pilot trying to find a new pair of shoes that did not clash with her outfit.

"We want our pilots to look professional, and the shoes she had on were hideous and not approved. You think it is easy to find three inch mauve heels at the airport! "

9 posted on 05/22/2012 3:17:02 PM PDT by Michael.SF. (When you hear hooves, think horses, not zebras.)
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To: All

Ya don’t diss the pilot for the same reason you don’t diss the bartender.


10 posted on 05/22/2012 3:17:40 PM PDT by dread78645 (Evolution. A doomed theory since 1859.)
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To: driftdiver

11 posted on 05/22/2012 3:22:18 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: jazusamo
Yep!

Photobucket

12 posted on 05/22/2012 3:23:11 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad - Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: Lurker

Men don’t need directions. We have two brains.


13 posted on 05/22/2012 3:23:58 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: SkyDancer

Yikes, that almost looks real, don’t ever do that. :-)


14 posted on 05/22/2012 3:27:58 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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15 posted on 05/22/2012 3:29:28 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: GRRRRR
"Men don’t need directions. We have two brains."

Old joke: God gave man a brain and a penis but not enough blood to operate both at the same time. Pretty much true, too, I think.

16 posted on 05/22/2012 3:30:13 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: SkyDancer
:)


17 posted on 05/22/2012 3:44:23 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not much joy at that joystick.


18 posted on 05/22/2012 3:47:12 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Errant

Um ... why are her headphones not properly in place?


19 posted on 05/22/2012 3:56:25 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: Free ThinkerNY
because he was making sexist comments about women flying planes.

Hey, give the guy some credit; at least he didn't say anything bad about the landing!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1VxZjBTQT8

20 posted on 05/22/2012 4:04:57 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I was expecting a thread on James Bond & Pussy Galore...


21 posted on 05/22/2012 4:05:32 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (A conservative can't please a liberal unless he jumps in front of a bus or off of a cliff)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

She’s a Second Lieutenant.....you’re lucky she’s not sitting on them. In the Navy, she’d be an Ensign and she’d think headphones are Nokias in the bathroom.


22 posted on 05/22/2012 4:06:17 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Fast Moving Angel
In case her cell phone rings... It's in the purse! ;)
23 posted on 05/22/2012 4:07:33 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Psychoanalyze this:

When it came to military planes, or commercial planes, if I found out the pilot was female, I’d claim sickness and get off the plane.

On the other hand, in the private world, I have had female flight instructors and have flown in private choppers with female friends. No problems there. Good pilots all. Some better than most.

Gremlins are FOR REAL. (I know, I’ve actually seen them and I wasn’t drunk or stoned!) And for the most part, Gremlins are female, and their jealousy knows no bounds.

Anyone who knows and believes in good and bad joss at altitude, knows Gremlins LIVE.

Superstitious? You best believe it.

Don’t waste your time telling me how effed up I am, I have beau coup hours in the air, and I’m still alive, all because I listen to the little voices in my head!

LOL, now, have at it!


24 posted on 05/22/2012 4:24:18 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope they don't like it.)
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To: SkyDancer; All

Your photo reminds me of a real-life incident with awesome piloting skills, and of a quote:
"Flying is the second greatest thrill known to man....Landing is the first!"

Wiki:

On 29 September 1940, a mid-air collision occurred over Brocklesby, New South Wales, Australia. The accident was unusual in that the aircraft involved, two Avro Ansons of No. 2 Service Flying Training School RAAF, remained locked together after colliding, and then managed to land safely. Both navigators bailed out after the aircraft struck, followed shortly afterwards by the injured pilot of the lower Anson. The pilot of the upper Anson, however, found that he was able to control the interlocked aircraft using his ailerons and flaps, coupled with the still-functioning engines on the machine underneath. He was then able to make a successful emergency landing in a paddock near Brocklesby. All four crewmen survived the incident, and the Ansons were repaired and remained in service with the Air Force.

25 posted on 05/22/2012 4:34:34 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Never Argue With A LIBERAL...They Will Drag You Down To Their Level, Then Beat You With Experience!)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Actually, I’d guess her Left earphone is in place over her ear in order to hear radio/intercom transmissions, while she has moved the Right one so that she can hear fellow crew members in the cockpit, especially the guy taking the photo.


26 posted on 05/22/2012 4:38:15 PM PDT by BwanaNdege (Man has often lost his way, but modern man has lost his address - Gilbert K. Chesterton)
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There was a time, when he would have had to be carried off!

Pancho Barnes


27 posted on 05/22/2012 4:38:57 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As long as she had coffee made and the mid-flight snack cooked, I don’t see the problem with her flying the plane.


28 posted on 05/22/2012 5:03:32 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Errant

If I’m not mistaken, this woman saved money, and bought a plan against her husband’s will.

She is recognized as one of the most accomplished pilots of the time, male or female.

Her granddaughter carries the torch today. EAA has published the story.

What a goober! Definitely a pioneer.


29 posted on 05/22/2012 5:05:59 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope they don't like it.)
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To: Errant

If I’m not mistaken, this woman saved money, and bought a plane against her husband’s will.

She is recognized as one of the most accomplished pilots of the time, male or female.

Her granddaughter carries the torch today. EAA has published the story.

What a goober! Definitely a pioneer.


30 posted on 05/22/2012 5:06:11 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope they don't like it.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

One of the best flights I’ve ever had was with a female pilot. Both the takeoff and landing were those you never noticed when the aircraft left or touched down on the runway.


31 posted on 05/22/2012 5:11:08 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

They mess up her hair.


32 posted on 05/22/2012 5:31:49 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; a fool in paradise

Somebody was on the rag!


33 posted on 05/22/2012 5:34:45 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: QT3.14

That happened to a friend of mine who is an instructor. He was flying a high wing cessna (dont remember the model) with a student. There was another young pilot who had a low wing plane and didn’t bother to check his airspace.

My friend said the first he knew the other plane was there was when its nose gear came down thru the windshield. Fortunately the props didn’t foul but they did land that way. The landing gear for the bottom plane were stressed but otherwise the damage was minimal. Happened here in Tampa.


34 posted on 05/22/2012 5:37:01 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Yea. . .and the fact she tried to take-off with a hose from the fuel truck still in the tank.


35 posted on 05/22/2012 5:42:44 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: Arrowhead1952

And after decades of flying as a pilot, instructor pilot and evaluator pilot, the best female pilot I ever saw was “good.” Not excellent, not superb, not outstanding. Just “good.”


36 posted on 05/22/2012 5:51:37 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: QT3.14

Flying. . .the most fun you can have with your trousers on.


37 posted on 05/22/2012 5:55:19 PM PDT by Hulka
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I bet she looked cute when she got mad.


38 posted on 05/22/2012 6:05:02 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: Free ThinkerNY

” A Brazilian airline says one of its female pilots tossed a passenger off a flight because he was making sexist comments about women flying planes. “

Good thing he wasn’t a racist & a homophobe too!


39 posted on 05/22/2012 6:10:15 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As 20,000 hour airline captain that’s had many female co-pilots, I don’t think women (generally) are cut out to be good pilots. They handle training and normal operations ok, but under extreme duress in critical situations, they often panic and freeze up. It’s too PC for the FAA to look at, but skydiving stats are similar. Last numbers I saw, 10% of jumps were women, 50% of fatalities, and it was usually panic.


40 posted on 05/22/2012 6:25:21 PM PDT by Captain Steve
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To: GRRRRR

“We have two brains.”

His and Hers?


41 posted on 05/22/2012 6:27:54 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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To: Hulka
Not excellent, not superb, not outstanding. Just “good.”

Well, she put a DC-10 into the air at DFW and landed at Muller Airport in Austin when it was still a functional airport. I had NO complaints. She may have cut the tires on the razor wire at the IH 35 end, but it was the best landing I ever had at that airport. No bumps whatever.

42 posted on 05/22/2012 6:39:06 PM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat
I highly recommend the documentary about her called, "The Legend of Pancho Barnes and the Happy Bottom Riding Club."

It rates an 8.9 out of 10 on www.imdb.com

43 posted on 05/22/2012 7:27:11 PM PDT by Errant
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44 posted on 05/23/2012 1:42:31 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He prolly made some comment about Amelia Earhart.


45 posted on 05/23/2012 2:29:46 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Additional details have emerged: reportedly the passenger expressed surprise seeing an ironing board on the deck of the jetliner.


46 posted on 05/23/2012 2:34:24 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If she was a confident pilot she would have laughed it off.

I am not sure I want to be on her flight with it being her time of the month...


47 posted on 05/23/2012 3:26:18 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: JRandomFreeper

I don’t know if women make better pilots, but in my experience they tend to be MUCH better instructors. I think this is due to the fact that most instructors are quite young and the male instructors at that age can let their egos take over.


48 posted on 05/23/2012 3:38:09 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve talked to a few Airline Pilots here who say they reserve the right to throw ANYONE off a plane they are driving for any reason.
Drunks, rude to the help, ex wives, you name it.
Going to fly over to Okeechobee for breakfast in the morning.


49 posted on 05/23/2012 4:09:21 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: SkyDancer
"Gee... that was fun dad... can we do it again!"

Hey there!

50 posted on 05/23/2012 5:55:08 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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