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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Ladies: Please ignore the Acro jerk


Thread: [Acro] Re: Ladies: Please ignore the Acro jerk

Message: [Acro] Re: Ladies: Please ignore the Acro jerk

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From: Budd Davisson <buddairbum at>

Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 14:46:37 UTC




Klusmanp at wrote:

> To all the ladies on the list,
> Please ignore the 6th grader posing as "mick mick". When I see such rampant
> abuse against women by angry, insecure males I have to do something to try to
> restore your faith in the rest of us.
> I, for one, am delighted to see more ladies in aviation. I've been an
> airplane nut (nerd) my whole life. All through highschool, college, and now
> in the workplace (aerospace engineering) I have been disappointed at the
> guy/girl ratio in aviation.
> Certainly the bigots out there are not helping things so you must know that
> there are many men out there like myself who appreciate you ladies. It does
> bother "mick mick" that you are interested in flying. It bothers him that
> Curtis Pitts designed the very first Pitts Special for a woman (Betty
> Skelton, I believe?). It bothers him that Patty Wagstaff is a better pilot
> than he will ever be (good piloting skills take a bit of maturity). It
> bothers him that I was able to double check the spelling of Patty's name by
> finding it in the very first "Sport Aviation" I looked in. It bothers him
> that women fly everything from Cubs to fighter jets to space shuttles.
> Perhaps he will do himself and the rest of us a favor and seek some therapy.
> In the mean time, please stay with us - if for no reason other than to show
> this jerk that you will not be run off by his childish rantings.
> Paul Klusman


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