Don’t ask how I stumbled onto this. Its cryptic.
Letters to the editor, that part of a publication where readers can express themselves freely; with no fear, and no restraint, over matters they have read in previous issues of the publication; Solid subjective opinion, which can be both funny and shocking in equal measure, especially those from several years ago (say over 20 years or so) when PC wasn’t as big a deal as it now is. Here (Flight international, 6 April 1985), we have one Mr Berwick of Dubai, a pilot, giving his piece of mind regarding women pilots flying big jets, which he thought wasn’t an entirely good idea considering the tricky topics of “regular monthly medical problems” and Pregnancy (“..attendant medical complications, including mornig sickness, etc”).
How the world has changed…
- Female pilot tosses passenger off flight for making sexist remarks (theprovince.com)
- Female pilot tosses passenger off flight for making sexist remarks (vancouversun.com)
- JU women fliers compete in the wake of Amelia Earhart (jacksonville.com)
- A weekend in Dubai: Reflections on freedom, youth and life. (crabbitat.net)
- Best letters make point with civility (mysanantonio.com)
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Let’s Replace ‘Kids and Cops’ with ‘Pets and Cops’ (b-townblog.com)
- Pending Letter to the Editor on Regnerus Study (psychologyandchristianity.wordpress.com)