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    Unhappy small aircraft or Commercial ?? which are safer ?



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    Commerical is far safer where private is about on par with car safety.


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    Aviation safety statistics are interesting.



    Flying is a lot safer for the distance traveled, but you are about 3x more likely to be killed on a flight than on a car ride.

    It would seem those of you considering a space shuttle as your primary means of transportation really have some thinking to do.

    Data from UK 1990-2000


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    Quote Originally Posted by Maxpcf View Post
    you are about 3x more likely to be killed on a flight than on a car ride

    That would be true if you took one flight for each car ride. The rest of us are still much more likely to die in a car accident.


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    I vote for small aircraft, that I am piloting. If the world is going to hell in a bucket, I want to hold the handle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OFG-1 View Post
    I vote for small aircraft, that I am piloting. If the world is going to hell in a bucket, I want to hold the handle.
    Anyone want to buy a lightly used harley road glide ultra?

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