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User currently offlineCXB77L From Australia, joined Feb 2009, 2794 posts, RR: 3
Posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days ago) and read 8838 times:

I thought I'd share a little gem I found published in my local newspaper, The West Australian, on Tuesday 11 September. It was written by a kid (presumably 9 years old) in Year 4 as part of The West Australian's Young Writers' Contest 2012.


Has anyone written a fictional aircraft disaster story?

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User currently offlinezkojq From Armenia, joined Sep 2011, 2206 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (3 years 8 months 1 week 3 days ago) and read 8469 times:

Wow that is amazing coming from a nine-year-old, thanks for posting. Additionally, I love the idea of Freedom Air having Airbus A340-600s....if only 

A few very small errors from the story:
- Freedom Air's ICAO code is actually FOM.
- Airbus A340s have side-sticks - not control columns.
- One can't even see the wingtip from the flight-deck of an A340-300, so one certainly couldn't see an engine from a -600's flight deck.
.....Not that I would expect a 9 year-old (or even their teacher) to know any of these things.

Quoting CXB77L (Thread starter):
Has anyone written a fictional aircraft disaster story?

Not that I can recall.  

What is a Boeing 717 if not a DC9MAX?
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