Saturday, February 03, 2007

The "Missing" Black Boxes

Like the Kennedy assassination, the truth about 9/11 is probably now unknowable. However, uncomfortable information keeps flowing in, and some keep paying attention.

Did the Bush Administration Lie to Congress and the 9/11 Commission?

9/11: Missing Black Boxes in World Trade Center Attacks Found by Firefighters, Analyzed by NTSB, Concealed by FBI


One of the more puzzling mysteries of 9-11 is what ever happened to the flight recorders of the two planes that hit the World Trade Center towers. Now it appears that they may not be missing at all. Read more...

Here are some FAA endurance regulations for "black boxes":
• an impact of 3,400 G's. This is equivalent to going 400 miles an hour, slamming on the brakes, and stopping within 18 inches.
• flames at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit (hotter than molten rock) for 30 minutes.
• pinging a sound a second for 30 days so the box can be located.

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