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Thread: Cancels visit to ancient masada site after israel refuses helicopter landing

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    Quote Originally Posted by GordonGecko View Post
    Did Obama ever give Israeli intelligence to Syria and Iran's allies?



    ((btw, any Righty responding to this post...won't answer that question with anything factual...watch.))
    He was too busy trying to buy their elections.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    The reason for the regulation is that helicopters on approach create dust, making landing at the desert site 1,300 feet above sea level precarious. On a previous 1997 landing by the IAF in the middle of Masada, the wind created by the helicopter caused damage to the ruins, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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    so why did you post the thread?
    Why do you suppose that the spoiled brat has the land his helicopter in such a vulnerable place. The tram up there is simple
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    BY JACK MOORE ON 5/18/17 AT 7:05 AM

    President Donald Trump has canceled a planned visit and speech at the ancient mountain fortress of Masada in Israel after authorities told him that he could not land his helicopter on top of the UNESCO-listed site.

    Instead, Trump will now deliver a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. It comes after an Israeli Air Force (IAF) regulation that prevents helicopters landing at the summit of the Masada site, according to Israelís Channel 2 broadcaster.

    Read more: What to know about Masada, the ancient Israeli site where Trump wasn't allowed to land his chopper

    Unlike former presidents who have made the trip, such as George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, Trump declined to land the helicopter at a base of the historic site and then take the cable car up, preferring to cancel the visit altogether.

    http://www.newsweek.com/trump-cancel...anding-611287s
    What a dumbfuck...

    Didnt he or his team see the bad optics of Trump choppering into a historical site that is more a memorial to those that died in the siege?

    Hey Trump...you want to AirWolf onto the USS Arizona memorial?

    Where's the helipad Spicy?


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    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    The reason for the regulation is that helicopters on approach create dust, making landing at the desert site 1,300 feet above sea level precarious. On a previous 1997 landing by the IAF in the middle of Masada, the wind created by the helicopter caused damage to the ruins, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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    so why did you post the thread?
    Because the other Presidents followed the rules. Trump did not get his way,so he took his toy and went home.

    Next question?
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    Bibi must have taken pleasure from the refusal, since Trump wouldn't let him go to the Wailing Wall with him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    The reason for the regulation is that helicopters on approach create dust, making landing at the desert site 1,300 feet above sea level precarious. On a previous 1997 landing by the IAF in the middle of Masada, the wind created by the helicopter caused damage to the ruins, according to the Jerusalem Post.

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    so why did you post the thread?
    Yes.

    Is landing a hilocopter on the site the only way to get there?

    No.

    What makes trump so special that he needs to land on the site, or won't go at all? That's kinda the point.
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