The hubris of powered flight

Posted:

«A cameraman inside a Goodyear blimp was injured when the airship came loose from its moorings, drifted into a parked truck and nose-dived into a fertilizer pile beside a plant nursery.

The blimp ended up about 300 yards from its landing site. »

—AP:Blimp Drifts Into Truck, Injuring One

When will man recognize the inherent folly of mechanized flight? These dirigibles are helium monsters of doom. If man were intended to fly, he’d have been born with an embedded jetpack.

Beware! Death from above!

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