Sunday, April 11, 2010

Revisionist History

Why should facts get in the way of a good publicity scheme? You would think that for a project like this there would have been at least a couple of folks who would have heard the stories.

Supersonic Sans Airplane

Not only did they miss the previous time a man had been supersonic without a plane, they don't realize it was done FIFTY years ago!

Been Done Before

Among his other achievements were about 500 combat missions in Southeast Asia, a MiG kill and a bit of time as a guest of the North Vietnamese in a POW camp.

I don't suspect that the Red Bull guy has done anything similar to Joe Kittinger.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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