Originally Posted by mouthfulloflake
very few moving parts on a gas turbine, I agree.
BUT, most prop planes have better glide slopes, and you can feather the prop and slow your decent.
if you loose a gas turbine, all you can do is listen to the fadec try to relight that bitch as you fall back to earth.
I feel safer in either a jet or prop plane than I do in a cage or on the bike.
Given a choice, it seems that most of us tend to choose the most dangerous method of travel