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grant_west 07-24-2010 9:15 AM

Red Bull Air Race (near mis)
Holly !

wake77 07-24-2010 10:18 AM

Those guys are nuts.

hillbilly 07-24-2010 5:52 PM

The look on the little girls face is classic.....All the adults are tripping out and she's like what he's all good !....LOL

No thanks I 'll pass :o

jason95gt 07-31-2010 12:21 PM

You do realize that a near miss is them actually colliding. A near hit or a miss would be the proper terminology.

ritchieps190 08-01-2010 11:10 PM


A near miss is an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, or damage - but had the potential to do so

The often misunderstood phrase is so-called to stress that not only had things gone remotely off course towards danger, but they had actually only "barely missed" catastrophe. For instance, commercial airliners are considered dangerously close if they are one mile apart. If they pass at a quarter mile apart or less, this is a "near miss" because they were extraordinarily near each other when they missed collision.

dbdan 08-02-2010 12:24 PM

Just curious, but how would two planes "actually colliding" be considered a near miss?

If they did actually collide, they didn't near miss anything, they actually collided...

zo1 08-02-2010 12:55 PM


little funnier than the Internet Po Po getting called out...

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