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Arlington Topography, Obstacles Make American 77 Final Leg Impossible
By Rob Balsamo, Pilots For 9/11 Truth
03/13/08 - "Beware The Ides Of March" could not be a more appropriate introduction to this article as it appears the government story regarding the events at the pentagon is officially dead. Thanks to the hard work done by Citizen Investigation Team, they alerted us to review figures regarding topography and obstacles along the flight path of American 77 according to the government story. Physically and aerodynamically, Arlington's unique topography and obstacles along American 77 "final leg" to the pentagon make this approach completely impossible as we will demonstrate.
According to the government, American 77 final approach to the pentagon is depicted below.
(Picture Courtesy Citizen Investigation Team, Click to Enlarge)
9/11 And Air America
by Shelton F. Lankford, Pilots For 9/11 Truth
When I signed up for the first Air America cruise, one of my goals was to challenge the open-minded, progressive listeners and radio hosts on 9/11 Truth, or rather the lack of it in their program content. My elevator speech was to the effect that, by attacking all the monsters that have been unleashed by the Bush administration piecemeal - Iraq, Patriot Act, Spying, Torture, Rendition, gutting the Constitution, etc. , it was like attacking a giant squid by grappling with each of its tentacles individually. We don't have enough arms, strength, or endurance to do it. By ignoring 9/11, we, in effect, ignore the body and brain of the monster, and have no hope of defeating it. It isn't a point that is original with me, but I don't mind stealing in an emergency - this is it.
Imagine my elation when one of the hosts, Richard Greene, to whom I had never listened, stood up in the introductory panel and said words to the effect that in order to stop the crimes that are ongoing and that are stealing our country away from us, we must confront and expose 9/11 as a false flag operation. I leapt to my feet and applauded wildly. I was joined by several others. I don't think he was prepared for the response his statement got, and he rapidly set up an impromptu session to show Zeitgeist, Part II and hold a discussion about the issue tonight.
Conflicting Data, Hardcore Questions and the Media Blackout
by Rob Balsamo, Pilots For 9/11 Truth
02/29/08 - It almost goes without saying that when a major aviation accident occurs, just the fact that "Black Box" data has been released to the public makes mainstream news, not to mention content and analysis. Recently, the Flight Data Recorder information claimed to be from American 77 (AA77, Pentagon) and United 93 (UA93, Shanksville, PA) has been released to the public via the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA). Mainstream Media (and some alternative media) has not reported even the release of this information for such a high profile event. Why? It is interesting to note, CNN has reported an animation made by an independent researcher regarding the events at the Pentagon. The animation supports the government story of an aircraft impact with the pentagon. However, it is not based on any flight data. Why does CNN/Mainstream Media cover an animation based on zero flight data, but does not cover even the release of government provided flight data or the animation constructed and released by The National Transportation Safety Board? Perhaps someone doesn't want to raise curiosity of the content?
Cross-post and discussion here.... http://z9.invisionfree.com/Pilots_For_Truth/index.php?showtopic=10751
I've been meaning to put this together for awhile now as there has been alot of disinfo out there regarding AA77 FDR positional data. I was finally able to finish it up today and upload it during the Super Bowl (Yeah Giants!).
So here it is....
American 77 Flight Recorder Position Data
Please view Pandora's Black Box - Chapter Two - Flight Of American 77 prior to watching this clip to get a better understanding of what is analyzed here.
Addressing common arguments of those who make excuses regarding altitude, vertical speed and position conflicts between American Airlines Flight 77 Data Recorder (Black Box) and the Govt story. The Flight Data Recorder information provided by The National Transportation Safety Board through the Freedom Of Information Act does not support the govt story. The NTSB/FBI refuse to comment. Visit http://pilotsfor911truth.org for more details.
Today we celebrate the life of one of the greatest activists in American History. People often ask us, "If elements within our own govt had a hand in 9/11, why do they let you live?". The simple answer is, It is true one can become more powerful in death, than life. The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his work, those he effected in his time and for generations to come, will live on forever.
Today is a great day to take some time and learn about a man who saw something very wrong with the world and stood up to say, Enough is Enough!, and literally changed the world....
"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it. "
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. "
Dr Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)
(Source of subtitled videos: http://www.911video.de/ex/jap111.htm - rep.)
Here is the entire video;
Videos with English Subtitles (Special thanks to the person who emailed them to us, not sure if he wants his name mentioned)
Part 1 of 4
Japanese Senator Questions 9/11
By Alan Miller
On January 11th 2008, Fujita Yukihisa made a 30 minute presentation at the House of Councillors (equivalent to the U.S. Senate). He directly questioned the official version of 9/11 in a session with Japanese Prime Minister Fukuda Yasuo and members of his Cabinet.
Fujita is a member of the opposition party, Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ). He was elected to the House of Councillors in 2007. He is a former Member of the House of Representative and Former Vice Director General of the International Department of the Democratic Party of Japan.
Fujita emphasized that there was never an official police investigation into the deaths of the 24 Japanese citizens who were killed on 9/11.
He stated that many in the US doubt the official version of 9/11 and numerous individuals have collected evidence that contradicts the government's version, which can be seen on many websites.
During his speech, an aide showed several larges photos of:
- the Pentagon entry and exit hole and a scale overlay of a 757
- the flight path towards the Pentagon
- the WTC Twin Towers exploding
- the WTC 7 collapse
I've been meaning to put this together for some time now... here are a few... feel free to add more in the same context...
Happy New Year! (im sure it is going to be a happy one for the above)
Lies, Conflicting Reports, Cover-Up's
Location of American 77 Flight Data Recorder - Part II
11/30/07 - Many may recall an article we published regarding location of American Airlines Flight 77 Flight Data Recorder (AA 77 FDR: http://pilotsfor911truth.org/FDR_location_091607.html) in which we expose the govt story of the flight data recorder being found at the entrance hole and exit hole. Since the article has been published, the MSNBC article we sourced (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3069699/) no longer exists and now redirects to an irrelevant Newsweek page (http://www.newsweek.com/id/38176). Why would MSNBC want to remove a page which explains the recovery of AA 77 FDR? Is it because we exposed the conflicting reports of location? It gets deeper.
Popular Mechanics sources a quote from Allyn E. Kilsheimer who states;
Government secrecy, conflicting information and improper investigations brings you the third Chapter of the Pandora's Black Box series - Flight Of United 93. Based on data and information provided by the government, Pilots For 9/11 Truth analyzes the conflicts with the government story regarding the events surrounding United Flight 93 as it departed Newark enroute to San Francisco, CA on September 11, 2001. Analysis includes NTSB animation, witnesses, reported impact, parts discovered and more. Included free as an extra is the entire flight uncut, unedited as provided by the NTSB which includes cockpit voice recordings
A Must See! Order the high quality DVD now in our DVD section. Scroll to bottom and save with the 5 pack special. Excellent gift for the holidays. Thank you for your support.
This is the first reply which they do not want others to see -
Please quote a theory from our website at pilotsfor911truth.org.
I havent had a chance to read through the replies. But please check our homepage for corrections/comments to this article as we did not write it.
However, we did write this press release... [URL=http://pilotsfor911truth.org/pressrelease.html]http://pilotsfor911truth.org/pressrelease.html[/URL]
The Flight Data Recorder information does not support the govt story. When asked, the FBI and NTSB refuse to comment. Recordings can be found at our site. This should raise a serious eyebrow for any journalist who has respect for his work.
Interview With Fighter Pilot
Lt. Col. Guy Razor, member Pilotsfor911truth.org interviewed regarding Sept 11, 2001 NORAD response, Defense protocol, and personal experiences. Please visit http://pilotsfor911truth.org and http://tnrlive.com for more info. 29:45
NTSB Cites Tax Case Law As Refusal To Answer Questions
A prominent 9/11 Researcher and colleague of Pilots For 9/11 Truth, John Farmer, submitted a request to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) through the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) seeking answers for the various discrepancies within the American Airlines Flight 77 Flight Data Recorder. The NTSB responded in the form of case law as an excuse and precedent to not address the questions raised regarding the information the NTSB provided through the FOIA which does not support the govt story. It is no surpise one case the NTSB sources is a tax case seeking recent federal tax court rulings. Click picture for full article.
Ray McGovern on Revolution Radio tonight 10pm eastern. Sorry for the short notice, but should be a great show!
In the spirit of DRG's latest book "Debunking 9/11 Debunking", i thought i would put together an article for those to help out with the most common so-called "Debunks" of our work.
Claim - There are No pilots at pilotsfor911truth.org
All above names who are pilots certified by the FAA can be cross referenced here...
Claim - The FDR is missing 2-6 seconds of data
FDR Recorders built to .5 sec lag maximum standard
Radar Altitude Confirms too high
Claim - There is altimeter lag in the animation and csv file due to flying outside the aircraft envelope.
Airdata Calibration and Measurement
FDR Vertical Speed - Altimeter lag issues Addressed
Radar Altitude Confirms too High
First Trailer for upcoming Chapter Three in the PBB series regarding United 93, NTSB Flight Data Recorder information/animation and the incident in Shanksville,PA.
I called the NTSB yesterday regarding a general inquiry into how they produce their animations for investigation. I did not intend to ask any question with regard to Sept 11. It was a general inquiry...
This was their reply...
Subject: September 11 products
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 15:56:44 -0400
From: "Lopatkiewicz Ted" Add to Address Book Add Mobile Alert
I understand that you have recently contacted Mr. Doug Brazy of our staff to inquire about work done following the September 11 terrorist attacks. As you well know, we supported the Federal Bureau of Investigation's investigation into those attacks. Our work product was done on their behalf. Under the Freedom of Information Act, we have released some of that work product, and it can be found on our website. Because this work was done to support another agency, we are not commenting on it, and would refer all inquiries to the FBI. Any future contact with our agency on this matter should be conducted through established FOIA procedures. Please do not contact any NTSB employees directly on this matter.
Director of Public Affairs
Professional Pilots Rob Balsamo and FAA Authorized Flight Examiner/Check Airman Dan Govatos discuss the difficulty of the WTC attacks as well as attempts to duplicate the attack in an Airline Simulator on tnrlive.com.
visit http://truthorlies.org for archive of full interview.
Visit http://pilotsfor911truth.org for the latest information and in depth analysis.
Capt McConnell has been a core member for a while, but due to busy schedules we were just able to get his bio up on the core members page today. Its an honor to have you Capt McConnell!
It is our honor and pleasure to introduce 5 new members joining our team....
Experience/Credentials as follows.
12,000+ TT ATP
A&P, CFIAIM, FE Turbojet
B-727, DC-9, SNJ-5, (T-6)
Navion and Bellanca Viking Current
Consultant for AOPA Legal Attorneys
Eastern Airlines, ValuJet
Fellow Pilot and Friend of Captain Candi Chamberlain Kubeck
ValuJet flight 592, brought down in the Everglades May 1996
Former Aviation Electrician
USN / USNR Worked on A-4E/F, TA-4F/J
& A-7B/E ashore and afloat (CV-19, CV-43)
P-3B & C-9B. Back seat TA-4F/J & A-4F NWL
Flight & hangar deck fire fighting qualified
Jumped from UH-1N
BA & MA in Geography
Presently employed US Forest Service
Technician at the Riverside CA Fire Laboratory
Slawomir M. Kozak
Air Traffic Controller
Warsaw International Airport Tower Control Supervisor
On Job Training Unit Chief
Former President of Polish Air Traffic Controllers Association
Former member of Polish Airports State Enterprise Employee’s Council
Member of National Aviation Council
Member of International Aviation English Association
Journalist of aviation magazines
We are honored to Welcome the following:
"....i remember well the emergency/hijack training we all went through and the procedures that pilots and ATC followed. Needless to say this whole thing stinks from what i know about flying.
ATP 20,000+ hours
Typed in CE-500, DHC-7, EMB-110, BA-3100
Aircraft flown include Boeing 727,737, Douglas DC-9, MD-80.
United Air Lines, American International Airlines, Air Pacific Airlines, West Air Airlines.
6-7 years corporate flying in Cessna Citations.
Factory demo pilot for Cessna Citations"
"I would be honored if you would allow me to join your distinguished
list of pilots who support a proper investigation into the events of
911. I have been following the 911 truth movement for man years now
and solemnly believe that we have been told a lie and that the people
who really perpetrated this horrendous crime need to be exposed and
Captain Paul A. Trood
Experience: 18,000 flight hours"
Calum Douglas Presents AA77 Flight Data Recorder in Ipswich.
It is my pleasure and honor to welcome John Lear into the fold of our excellent team of aviation professionals exposing govt lies...
Qualifications and experience is as follows:
Dennis has many interesting things to say. We are anticipating to be on Mike Chambers Radio program Friday night at 11PM Central time (we will be joining the second hour).
Qualifications are as follows:
20+ years - United States Army
7000 TT in a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft
C-23, C-7, U-21,U-8, T-39, EH-60, UH-60, UH-1, OH-58
Instrument Flight Examiner, Fixed Wing Instructor Pilot, H-60
Maintenance Test Pilot
Operations Officer, Aviation Safety Officer
FAA Commercial Pilot
- ASMEL, Rotorcraft Helicopter, Instrument Airplane/Helicopter
Welcome to the team Dennis, its an honor to have you!
Lt Colonel Lankford emailed me the other day in support of our work and wants to be added to our 'roll'. We had a wonderful chat on the phone since and the LtCol is ready for duty.
Experience and qualifications are as follows:
"I am disgusted with the official explanation for 9/11 and I believe
that until the stain of that blatant whitewash job is removed from
our nation, we cannot consider ourselves anything but under the
government of a probable junta composed of suspected mass murderers.
It is either that, or the dumbest and most incompetent collection of
screwballs ever assembled in one place".
Lt. Colonel Shelton F. Lankford
United States Marine Corps (ret)
A-4 Skyhawk, KC-130 (10,000+ hours)
S-2, T-1, F9F, F-11, OV-10, T–2J
303 Combat Missions
It is our honor to welcome LtCol Lankford to the team!
I spoke with Capt Wittenberg the other night on the phone. We had a wonderful conversation and he wants to be part of our group.
Sofia (Producer, 9/11 Mysteries) has been trying to get us out to the AZ conference for the past few weeks making contact with Kent. However, Kent has been overwhelmed with working on the conference and removing the possible controversy surrounding the event. We look forward to attending, but still waiting to hear and work out the details. If we do attend, Russ will be there with me to represent our organization and speaking about issues regarding 9/11.
Capt Wittenberg qualifications and experience are as follows....
Captain Russ Wittenberg (ret)
30,000+ Total Flight Time
707, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777
Pan Am, United
United States Air Force (ret)
Over 100 Combat Missions Flown
Has time in:
- N591UA (Aircraft dispatched as United 93)
- N612UA (Aircraft dispatched as United 175)
Welcome Russ! Its great to have you on the team!
The two officers portrayed in Oliver Stone's film "World Trade Center" were describing an explosion they heard come from the south tower before the tower fell on them. This aired last night on Extreme Makeover while the rest of the world was watching The Grammy's.
Hope you're all doing well.
We were recently able to get the additional FDR raw file decoded.
We have the Radar Altimeter and better resolution on Longitude/Latitude.
-Radar Altimeter confirms too high to hit the light poles (Baro Altimeter lag excuse completely debunked).
-Latitude/Longitude confirms north flight path
(mag variation error excuse completely debunked, The NTSB didnt use mag heading to plot the flight path in animation, as i have said in the past, "Follow The Yellow Brick Road". There is a reason for the grid on the ground in the animation.).
-Vertical speed/G Loads based on radar altimeter and full flight plot starting from take off completely debunks those that think there can be up to 3 seconds missing.
I did an emergency radio interview last night with Mike Chambers.
You can listen to the archive of the show from last night at http://pilotsfor911truth.org and download the archive on the main page
which covers our preliminary analysis including excuses others have used that the FDR may be missing 2-3 seconds of data.
Feel free to email me for further details.
This is my open invitation for public debate regarding the Flight Data Recorder of American Flight 77 provided by
The National Transportation Safety Board (www.ntsb.gov).
I challenge the following:
- Anti-Sophist (anonymous persona on JREF),
- Mark Roberts (a person who feels we do not need to question our govt regarding 9/11 and does anything in his power to 'neutralize' 9/11 arguments including harrassment at Ground Zero)
- William Seger (internet persona of Democratic Underground who loves to cherry pick)
- The NTSB
- The FBI
- Anyone who thinks analyzing the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon is a "Honey Pot" or a "Trap"
- Any mainstream media outlet who wishes to tackle the subject of American 77 Flight Data Recorder as provided by the NTSB.
All of the above i have challenged to a debate in the past, using real names, in a real forum (not the internet),
to email me with their number to set up the debate and/or recorded call.
None have stepped up to the plate.