It’s not the same to compare car deaths with people who die of airplane crashes. People die in cars because they are intoxicated, unexperienced, mood changing, disobedience, etc… Car drivers aren’t checked before they start driving the car if they are intoxicated. Pilots and crews are being checked for intoxication before takeoff. They also have numeral of tests on mental health and other physical conditions. people in planes die because there either is a mechanical or technical malfunction. Pilots gets so much more training and experience before they jump in an airplane but car drivers not so much.
And made smaller by the fact that in a month most people wolnt be able to tell you what kind of plane had an incident. People really don’t care about planes, I mean I have people ask me about what they’re flying on (I guess I have a bit of a reputation 😂) and I’ll say what are you flying on and they say like Southwest A372, and I’m Like, ya, not that. I garintee you in a year the flying public wouldn’t give two hoots if there ticket says 737MAX, or A320N…
No, I think it’s a fairly reasonable comparison. Just as reasonable as saying you’re less likely to get killed in a plane crash than drown in the pool (completely made up, I don’t know those stats). Everything in life has some risk. I’m just saying that aviation eaven at it’s most “dangerous” is very low on that list…
Yeah but imagine that person who does know so much about aviation and is purchasing a ticket when they come across the aircraft type. That may ring a bell or they’ll say “I’ve heard of that somewhere” and they recall.
The point was that most car deaths are from distracted driving or driving under the influence. But this isn’t the case with airline crashes, so no it’s not a reasonable comparison.
I also recommend we carry on here
I promise you, that is a small minority. Ask friends or something how many of them eaven actually look at what plane it is?
Take it here
Or make a group PM dudes
I’d buy a ticket and fly on the MAX. It’s a good aircraft and our pilots in the US are trained. Now over sea’s I’d be a little hesitant
I mean we are discussing the aircraft, on a thread about weather or not the aircraft should be implemented, reasonable enough to me…
Eh it’s alright. This is mayb more about it getting added to the game. Then in the other thread the whole point is about the MAX “issues”.
Up to you
No it’s not. Because it’s so different. In a car you can make desitions on what to do, you feel more in control. In an aircraft, you can fasten your seatbelt.
Not true either again. If my engine fails on the helicopters I fly I can do exactly what you’re claiming, tighten my seatbelt and let go, and kill myself quickly, OR I can actually be in control and make the right decisions to land the helicopter safely.
And then let’s talked about fixed wings, if your engine fails in flight you don’t drop like a rock you can still glide the aircraft to safety. I can show you several stories where an engine failure took place and they landed the plane safety due to their decisions to fly the aircraft.
No, you don’t get my point, I’m just comparing daily risks to show how much of a non problem aviation is.
Also of note front seat passengers in cars are about as likely to die in a crash as the driver…
And according to the IIHS, back seat passengers are 46% more likely to have serious harm or death…
We’re not talking about helicopters here. And I’m very well aware of planes landing without engine power. But as a passenger on an aircraft you can’t do anything than fasten your seatbelt. Also the Max aircrafts seems to over correct the aircraft, not make the engines stop functioning.
You are right - We aren’t but I’m giving you information on why you’re comment of “All you can do is tighten your seatbelt” is not correct.
Correct - As a PAX you trust your pilot. Who makes the calls and right decisions
You’re right no engine failure caused a MAX to crash unless the report says other wise
There is some unconfirmed evidence that the rapid motions, and ocellations caused a compressor stall, so by over correcting it may have actually failed the eingens…
Ok listen, to all that are involved in this argument: Go Create A PM
The two MAX 8 accidents were tragic and very sad and everyone should respect that. This topic is requesting the MAX series to be added to infinite flight. If you have a problem with something IRL, this is not where you should be complaining about.
We all have opinions, and we should respect that. But we should show respect to those involved in the accident, not just going on about saying that “Imagine if Infinite flight should add the failure thing”
I do not want anyone to reply to this and let this argument end right here.
the max series look pretty good.
Interesting how one comment can blow the topic up 😂
The MAX is a great plane. I have faith it will get added someday. It’s the continuation of a great series of planes. The 737. From the 200 to the 900!
I think it’d make a great addition, it’s a great aircraft beautifully designed!