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Mystery Surrounds FAA Order To Halt All West Coast Air Traffic After North Korean Missile Launch

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On the afternoon of Monday, January 10, 2022, at around 2:30 PM PST, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop order to all planes, at least in the western United States. The temporary pause on all movements to and from airports included aviators being ordered to land and lasted roughly between seven and 20 minutes before it was lifted and services returned to normal. (www.thedrive.com) More...

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KSparx
Kevin Sparks 5
What is with the news media reporting all of this "hypersonic" crap. "Hypersonic missiles. Hypersonic glide vehicles", etc. This thing was moving at Mach 10. A plain-jane, run-of-the-mill ICBM speed is Mach 15 to Mach 20. Apparently somebody learned a new word recently! lol
srobak
srobak 1
like "systemic" :D
NicTanner
Nic Tanner 5
Or "racist" or "domestic terrorist" just because you don't agree with them politically.
sledogpilot
Duane Mader 1
That’s what I was thinking when I first saw hypersonic. The deadly part of hypersonic missiles is their maneuverability
steerts
Be afraid, Very afraid of anything the FAA does. They need to hire better personnel: like people who know about aviation.
4gloriajohns
Gloria Johns 1
Tanner, srobak: How did you get off-topic so fast?! Or are you single-minded, limited in what topics you are able to discuss?
kb9uwu
They are triggered sn0wflakes
KSparx
Kevin Sparks 1
I think they were responding to my comment about the news media and their use of the word "hypersonic". How is that off-topic? Was I off topic? I don't think so. Maybe the broad assumptions you tossed out there, and someone else yarping about "triggered sn0wflakes" are what's off topic here.
4gloriajohns
No, Kevin. What do the words "systemic" and "racist" have to do with "hypersonic?" They know exactly what I meant.
ADXbear
ADXbear -4
Following!
srobak
srobak -4

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