I don't know if I should feel honored or whatever...
Well, here's my explaniation. I needed a name for AOL's Instant Messanger Service that was seperate from my AOL account name (that I don't use anymore!). I chose Pilot. However that one was already taken.
So I decided to go with 111 in memory of SwissAir Flight 111 that had, at that time, recently crashed. Unfortunately, Pilot111 was already taken. So I added up all the digits and it come up with 3. I stuck that at the end. So my AOL IM name became Pilot1113.
For commonality purposes, I kept Pilot1113 on this forum... but not the password!!!
I hope this suits your need. In case you were wondering, no I didn't lose anyone on that flight. I just wanted to honor them.
- Neil Harrison