Old 22nd Aug 2008, 01:04
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Modern Elmo
 
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Location: Tullahoma TN
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The old 'it's better to stop and then land, than land and then stop' is still good, but how about 'It's better to slow down to a near crawl then land, than land at 140 knots and then hook a wire to come to a halt'? Not as snappy, but worth thinking about.

How about, "It's better to be able to go around and try again, if you bolter the landing attempt?"

How about, "Shipboard Rolling Vertical Landing - The Harrier old boys club's false Messiah?" ... as if the STOVL F-35 needs to be saved by some Brits.
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