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IMPORTANT ARTICLE 

41 U.S. Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence Agency Veterans Challenge the Official Account of 9/11Official Account of 9/11: “Terribly Flawed,” “Laced with Contradictions,” “a Joke,” “a Cover-up” , , , , , , ,

 
Pilots and Aviation Professionals
Question the 9/11 Commission Report

Many pilots and aviation professionals have expressed significant criticism of the 9/11 Commission Report.  Several even allege government complicity in the terrible acts of 9/11.  This page of the website is a collection of their statements. The website does not represent any organization and it should be made clear that none of these individuals are affiliated with this website.
Listed below are statements by more than 250 pilots and aviation professionals that contradict or are critical of the 9/11 Commission Report.  Their collective voices give credibility to the claim that the 9/11 Commission Report is tragically flawed.
These individuals cannot be simply dismissed as irresponsible believers in some 9/11 conspiracy theory. Their sincere concern, backed by their professional responsibility for air traffic safety demonstrate that criticism of the Commission Report is not inherently irresponsible or illogical, and that, in fact, it can be just the opposite.
If you are a current or former commercial or military pilot or aviation professional who has concerns about the 9/11 Commission Report and would like your comment added to this website, please contact me. 

     Alan Miller    alan.miller (at) PatriotsQuestion911 (dot) com


COMMERCIAL PILOTS

 

 

Rob Balsamo

Rob Balsamo


Rob Balsamo
– Commercial airline pilot.  Co-founder, Pilots for 9/11 Truth.  4,000+ total hours flown.
  • Statement to this website 7/23/07:  "In May 2006, I was watching Glenn Beck’s show on CNN. The Department of Defense had just released the infamous "5 frames" of stop-action video of the pentagon attack. , "You can see a 757 in 10 seconds flat!  Either that or a naked Michael Moore heading for the buffet!  This should put all those conspiracy theories to rest".  While watching it, I'm thinking to myself, "I can’t see any 757.”  And I'm asking myself, “Are there still unresolved questions regarding 9/11?"
    So I started poking around on the Internet trying to find anything I can to back up the government’s story because I didn't want to believe our government might have had something to do with 9/11.
    Early on, I came across .  It blew me away that elements of our government had seriously planned acts of terrorism inside the United States to justify invading Cuba. Consider that 9/11 Commission Chairman Thomas Kean had said, "The greatest failure of 9/11 was lack of imagination", yet just under 40 years prior, elements of our own government imagined perpetrating such an event!
    In late summer of 2006, I co-founded the group , to more formally conduct research on the aviation-related aspects of 9/11.  In August 2006, Pilots for 9/11 Truth received from the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) a copy of the Flight Data Recorder data of Flight 77, which, according to the official account, hit the Pentagon.
    We analyzed the data and announced our conclusion on 3/26/07 that "The information provided by the NTSB does not support the 9/11 Commission Report of American Airlines Flight 77 impact with the Pentagon."  Much more information about this can be found in and .
    So now, a year after I began looking into the events of 9/11 and having devoted a lot of time and effort researching those events, I'm frustrated because we haven't been able to find anything to confirm the government's story.  And what's worse is that the FBI and NTSB refuse to even discuss with us the many obvious problems we found in the Flight 77 Flight Data Recorder.
    I continue to work with my colleagues at Pilots for 9/11 Truth, to grow the organization and to continue our research into the aviation-related aspects of 9/11, looking for confirmation of the government’s story."

  • Audio interview by Mike Chambers 2/6/07: "I just recently -- quote, unquote -- woke up back in May [2006] due to a video that I saw on mainstream media telling me that I could see a 757 in ten seconds flat going across the Pentagon lawn.  And from there I did my research  and here I am now ... with Pilotsfor911Truth.org.  When I started my research  I said to myself, I am going to do everything in my power to figure out and back up the official story, the government's story -- the government fairy tale, I now call it -- so I can have faith and believe in my government.  We have gotten to the point where I haven't been able to find anything to confirm the government's story.
    Now, we received the flight data information through the NTSB back in August [2006]. ... The files that we originally received from the NTSB shows the aircraft too high to have hit the light poles.  They can see that on Pilotsfor911Truth.org Full Analysis.  And of course in our film . ...
    The flight data recorder raw file that we have just decoded ... it's still showing too high for the Pentagon. ... It shows the radar altimeter at 273 feet.  That means 273 feet above the ground. OK?  The Pentagon only gets up to 77 feet."
  • Co-founder:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Glen Stanish

Glen Stanish


Glen Stanish
– Commercial airline pilot for American Airlines, ATA, TWA, and Continental.  15,000+ total hours flown.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, McDonnell Douglas MD-80.  Co-founder, .
  • Essay Where is the Wreckage of UAL 93? 2/15/06:  "I most certainly and honestly believe, that sometime in the near future, it will become common knowledge that the events of 9/11 were an "inside job" designed, engineered and committed by a very large and "in control" rogue element within our United States federal government, used as a false cause, a pretext, a lie, to invade two natural resource rich foreign countries, to further pursue and expand an empire, to change the borders of the Middle East countries, and as part of the war on terror, or more appropriately, the war on freedom, was used to frighten the American people so they would allow the infringement of their civil liberties and constitutional rights, to allow for closer monitoring and further oppression."

  • Letter to the Air Line Pilots Association 10/3/06:  "I have been a proud member of the Air Line Pilots Association for almost 16 years ... Throughout my piloting career, I have tried to uphold the published ALPA Canons of professional airmanship, safety and comfort of passengers and crew ...
    Because of the abundant resources available within ALPA, including the ALPA Accident Investigation and Engineering and Air Safety Committees, on behalf of Professor ., co-founder, I as an ALPA member and Associate member of Scholars for 911Truth, am writing to you, the ALPA National Officers and Executive Vice-Presidents to encourage your participation and partnership with Scholars, an organization of which I am also very proud to be a member. This is an open letter and invitation to join Scholars for 911 Truth. I firmly believe that with the resources within ALPA, its participation in the work of Scholars would help in the establishment and documentation of a more accurate account and correct historical record of September the 11th, and the corrective political measures required to be taken to restore our republic and beloved country and help to heal her deep wounds associated with 911."

  • 9/11 documentary video 7/4/07: "My initial reaction to September the 11th was that it was as advertised; that these aircraft had been hijacked; that it was a big terrorist operation; that we were attacked by Muslim extremists. I kind of just believed the initial story. I was in a state of shock.
    As reports came out through the news and some alternative news services that I had been subscribing to there was some things that were reported by credible people at these accident sites that did not agree with my professional training and my background."
          Preview clip Opening 
    All the recorded sources, all the different photographic evidence that was produced by CNN and ABC, they all show this pod.  It's there.  You can see it with your own eyes.  And in my professional opinion, there was a pod attached to the bottom of that aircraft.    And therefore it was not United Airlines Flight 175.
         Preview clip Extra Equipment 

  • Co-founder:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

John Lear

John Lear


John Lear
– Retired commercial airline pilot with over 19,000+ total hours flown in over 100 different types of planes for 10 different airlines in 60 different countries around the world.  Flew for over 40 years.  Holds every certificate ever offered by the FAA and has 23 different FAA type ratings.  Held 17 world records including speed around the world in a Lear Jet Model 24, set in 1966.  He was presented with the PATCO award for outstanding airmanship in 1968, and the Symons Wave memorial.  Flight experience includes Boeing 707 and 727, McDonnell Douglas DC-8, Lockheed L-1011 and many others.  Son of Bill Lear, founder of Lear Jet Corp.
  • Audio interview with 3/9/07:  Regarding the Flight Data Recorder information for Flight 77, which allegedly hit the Pentagon, released by the NTSB
    John Lear:  There's a lot things in that tape that came up, that if you're a pilot, you say, "Hey, wait a minute.  That's bull.   That could never happen in a million years." ...
    Rob Balsamo:  What did you think about 9/11 after you saw it?
    John Lear:  Well, you know, five minutes after it happened, I knew that it was a scam. ... No Boeing 757 ever crashed into the Pentagon.  No Boeing 757 ever crashed at Shanksville. ... And no Arab hijacker, ever in a million years, ever flew into the World Trade Center.  And if you got 30 minutes I'll tell you exactly why he couldn't do it the first time.  Now, I'd have trouble doing it the first time. 
    Rob Balsamo:  Yeah, same here.
    John Lear:  Maybe if I had a couple tries to line up a few building, I could have done it.  But certainly not the first time and certainly not at 500 or 600 miles an hour.
    Rob Balsamo:  Yeah, as a matter of fact, one of our members, he was a 737 Check Airman.  He was in the sim at the time on September 11 and right after it happened they tried to duplicate it in the simulator and they said they couldn't do it.  They were trying to hit the Towers and they couldn't do it. ...
    John Lear:  Yeah, it would be an amazing feat of airmanship. ...
    John Lear:  People ask, you know, why do I think that 9/11 was a scam.  They say, "Why would the government do that?" And I said, there's three basic reasons.  Number 1; they wanted to take away all our liberties and they had to pose a threat to do that.  Number 2; they wanted a reason to go into Afghanistan. ...  Then the third thing was we had to have a pretext for going into Iraq.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Russ Wittenberg

Capt. Russ Wittenberg


Capt. Russ Wittenberg, U.S. Air Force
– Retired commercial pilot.  Flew for Pan Am and United Airlines for 35 years.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 707, 720, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, and 777.  30,000+ total hours flown.  Had previously flown the actual two United Airlines aircraft that were hijacked on 9/11 (Flight 93, which impacted in Pennsylvania, and Flight 175, the second plane to hit the WTC). Former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot with over 100 combat missions.
  • Video interview 8/07: "I flew the two actual aircraft which were involved in 9/11; the Fight number 175 and Flight 93, the 757 that allegedly went down in Shanksville and Flight 175 is the aircraft that's alleged to have hit the South Tower. I don't believe it's possible for, like I said, for a terrorist, a so-called terrorist to train on a [Cessna] 172, then jump in a cockpit of a 757-767 class cockpit, and vertical navigate the aircraft, lateral navigate the aircraft, and fly the airplane at speeds exceeding it's design limit speed by well over 100 knots, make high-speed high-banked turns, exceeding -- pulling probably 5, 6, 7 G's.  And the aircraft would literally fall out of the sky.  I couldn't do it and I'm absolutely positive they couldn't do it." 

  • Article 7/17/05:  "The government story they handed us about 9/11 is total B.S. plain and simple." … Wittenberg convincingly argued there was absolutely no possibility that Flight 77 could have "descended 7,000 feet in two minutes, all the while performing a steep 280 degree banked turn before crashing into the Pentagon's first floor wall without touching the lawn."… 
    "For a guy to just jump into the cockpit and fly like an ace is impossible - there is not one chance in a thousand," said Wittenberg, recalling that when he made the jump from Boeing 727's to the highly sophisticated computerized characteristics of the 737's through 767's it took him considerable time to feel comfortable flying."

  • Audio Interview 9/16/04: Regarding Flight 77, which allegedly hit the Pentagon.  "The airplane could not have flown at those speeds which they said it did without going into what they call a high speed stall.  The airplane won’t go that fast if you start pulling those high G maneuvers at those bank angles. … To expect this alleged airplane to run these maneuvers with a total amateur at the controls is simply ludicrous...
    It’s roughly a 100 ton airplane.  And an airplane that weighs 100 tons all assembled is still going to have 100 tons of disassembled trash and parts after it hits a building.  There was no wreckage from a 757 at the Pentagon. … The vehicle that hit the Pentagon was not Flight 77.  We think, as you may have heard before, it was a cruise missile." 

  • Editor's note: For more information on the impact at the Pentagon, see , , , , , , , , , , and .

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "We have found solid scientific grounds on which to question the interpretation put upon the events of September 11, 2001 by the Office of the President of the United States of America and subsequently propagated by the major media of western nations."

 

 

Ralph Kolstad

Commander Ralph Kolstad


Commander Ralph Kolstad, U.S. Navy (ret)
– Retired commercial airline captain with 27 years experience.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, 757 and 767, McDonnell Douglas MD-80, and Fokker F-100.  Retired fighter pilot.  Former Air Combat Instructor, U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School (Topgun).  20-year Navy career.  Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, and Grumman F-14 Tomcat.  23,000+ total hours flown.
  • Statement to this website 8/20/07: "I started questioning the Sept 11, 2001 “story” only days after the event.  It just didn't make any sense to me.  How could a steel and concrete building collapse after being hit by a Boeing 767?  Didn't the engineers design it to withstand a direct hit from a Boeing 707, approximately the same size and weight of the 767?  The evidence just didn't add up. ...
    At the Pentagon, the pilot of the Boeing 757 did quite a feat of flying.  I have 6,000 hours of flight time in Boeing 757’s and 767’s and could not have flown it the way the flight path was described.
    I was also a Navy fighter pilot and Air Combat Instructor, U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School and have experience flying low altitude, high speed aircraft.  I could not have done what these beginners did.  Something stinks to high heaven!
    Where is the damage to the wall of the Pentagon from the wings?  Where are the big pieces that always break away in an accident?  Where is all the luggage?  Where are the miles and miles of wire, cable, and lines that are part and parcel of any large aircraft?  Where are the steel engine parts?  Where is the steel landing gear?  Where is the tail section that would have broken into large pieces?
    I also personally knew American Airlines Captain “Chick” Burlingame, who was the captain of Flight 77 which allegedly hit the Pentagon, and I know he would not have given up his airplane to crazies!
    And at the Shanksville Pennsylvania impact site, where is any of the wreckage?!!!  Of all the pictures I have seen, there is only a hole!  Where is any piece of a crashed airplane?  Why was the area cordoned off, and no inspection allowed by the normal accident personnel?  Where is any evidence at all?
    When one starts using his own mind, and not what one was told, there is very little to believe in the official “story”. ...
    Every question leads to another question that has not been answered by anyone in authority. This is just the beginning as to why I don’t believe the official “story” and why I want the truth to be told."
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Ross Aimer

Capt. Ross "Rusty" Aimer


Capt. Ross "Rusty" Aimer, BS Aerospace Maintenance Engineering
– Retired commercial airline pilot, flying for United Airlines, Continental, Lufthansa, Cargolux, Iran Air, and Tower Air.  Had previously flown the actual two United Airlines aircraft that were hijacked on 9/11 (Flight 93, which impacted in Pennsylvania, and Flight 175, the second plane to hit the WTC).  Served as Member of the Board of Directors, Master Executive Council, and Chairman of the Local Scheduling Committee of the 66,00 member Airline Pilots Association.  Currently Chief Executive Officer of an aviation consulting company.  FAA certified airframe and powerplant mechanic.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 777, 767, 757, 747, 737, 727, 720, 707, and McDonnell Douglas DC-10, DC-9, DC-8F.  30,000+ total hours flown. 40 year professional aviation career.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Website:

 

 

Joel Skousen

Joel M. Skousen


Joel M. Skousen
– Commercial pilot.  Former U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot.  Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Grumman F-9 Cougar, North American T-2C Buckeye, various civilian planes.  Member, Experimental Aircraft Association.  Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.  Former Chairman of the Conservative National Committee in Washington DC and Executive Editor of Conservative Digest.  Author of (1984), (1982, 1999), (1996), (1998), Foundations of the Ideal State (2007).
  • Essay Debunking the Debunkers 2/14/05: "For over a decade now, the PTB [Powers That Be] have used an odd vehicle to do their debunking on a variety of issues - Popular Mechanics Magazine (a Hearst publication).  I suppose they are targeting the back-yard mechanic and auto-enthusiast crowd, who are often prone to accepting conspiracy facts and theories.
    In the March 2005 issue, PM magazine singled out 16 issues or claims of the 9/11 skeptics that point to government collusion and systematically attempted to debunk each one.  Of the 16, most missed the mark and almost half were straw men arguments - either ridiculous arguments that few conspiracists believed or restatements of the arguments that were highly distorted so as to make them look weaker than they really were. ...
    I am one of those who claim there are factual arguments pointing to conspiracy, and that truth is not served by taking cheap shots at those who see gaping flaws in the government story ...
    There is significant evidence that the aircraft impacts did not cause the collapse [of the Twin Towers] ...
    The issues of the penetration hole [at the Pentagon] and the lack of large pieces of debris simply do not jive with the official story, but they are explainable if you include the parking lot video evidence that shows a huge white explosion at impact. This cannot happen with an aircraft laden only with fuel.  It can only happen in the presence of high explosives."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Website:

 

 

Jeff Latas

Lt. Col. Jeff Latas


Lt. Col. Jeff Latas, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– Former combat fighter pilot.  Aerospace engineer.  Currently Captain at a major airline.  Combat experience includes Desert Storm and four tours of duty in Northern and Southern Watch.  Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle and General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark fighter/bomber.  Former President, U.S. Air Force Accident Investigation Board.  Also served as Pentagon Weapons Requirement Officer and as a member of the Pentagon's Quadrennial Defense Review.  Awarded Distinguish Flying Cross for Heroism, four Air Medals, four Meritorious Service Medals, and nine Aerial Achievement Medals.  20-year Air Force career.
  • Audio interview with 6/25/07:  Regarding the 9/11 Commission's account of the impact of Flight 77 at the Pentagon and discrepancies with the actual Flight Data Recorder information:
    "After I did my own analysis of it, it's obvious that there's discrepancies between the two stories;  between the 9/11 Commission and the flight data recorder information.  And I think that's where we really need to focus a lot of our attention to get the help that we need in order to put pressure on government agencies to actually do a real investigation of 9/11.  And not just from a security standpoint, but from even an aviation standpoint, like any accident investigation would actually help the aviators out by finding reasons for things happening. ...
    The things that really got my attention were the amount of descent rate that you had to have at the end of the flight, of Flight 77, that  would have made it practically impossible to hit the light poles. [Editor's note: Destruction of the light poles near the Pentagon by Flight 77 was stated in the 9/11 Commission Report.]  Essentially it would have been too high at that point to the point of impact where the main body of the airplane was hitting between the first and second floor of the Pentagon. ...
    You know, I'd ride my bike to the Pentagon.  So, you know I'm a little bit familiar with that area.  [Editor's note: Lt. Col. Latas served as a Weapons Requirement Officer at the Pentagon.]  But, you know, that kind of descent rate it would have been impossible essentially for the results that we see physically from what the flight data recorder was recording.  Like I say, that's an area that I think deserves explanation. ...
    The ground track [the path of the airplane] is off from the 9/11 Commission.  There are several things that can be brought up but it's been a while since I've seen the film and looked at the flight data recorder.  And I can't think of all the discrepancies I saw, but there are several there.  [The film he refers to is the video documentary, .] ...
    And I think that we Americans need to demand further investigation just to clarify the discrepancies that you've [Pilots for 9/11 Truth] found.  And I think that we need to be getting on the phone with our Congressmen and women and letting them know that we don't accept the excuses that we're hearing now, that we want true investigators to do a true investigation."
  • Editor's note: For more information on the impact at the Pentagon, see , , , , , , , , , , and .

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Ted Muga 

Commander Ted Muga, BS CE


Commander Ted Muga, BS CE, U.S. Navy (ret)
– Retired Pan-Am commercial airline pilot.  Commercial aircraft flown: Boeing 707 and 727.  7,500 total commercial hours flown. Retired Civil Engineer.  Retired Naval aviator.  Military aircraft flown: Grumman E-1 Tracer and E-2 Hawkeye.  3,800 total military hours flown.
  • Interview Show 4/11/07:
    Alex Jones: Recap Hani Hanjour's maneuver, what they claim -- go through the maneuver they claim he did and then what supposedly happened there at the Pentagon ...
    Commander Muga:  The maneuver at the Pentagon was just a tight spiral coming down out of 7,000 feet.  And a commercial aircraft, while they can in fact structurally somewhat handle that maneuver, they are very, very, very difficult.  And it would take considerable training.  In other words, commercial aircraft are designed for a particular purpose and that is for comfort and for passengers and it's not for military maneuvers.  And while they are structurally capable of doing them, it takes some very, very talented pilots to do that. ...
    When a commercial airplane gets that high, it gets very, very close to getting into what you refer to as a speed high-speed stall.  And a high-speed stall can be very, very violent on a commercial-type aircraft and you never want to get into that situation.  I just can't imagine an amateur even being able to come close to performing a maneuver of that nature.  
    And as far as hijacking the airplanes, once again getting back to the nature of pilots and airplanes, there is no way that a pilot would give up an airplane to hijackers. ...
    I mean, hell, a guy doesn't give up a TV remote control much less a complicated 757.  And so to think that pilots would allow a plane to be taken over by a couple of 5 foot 7, 150 pound guys with a one-inch blade boxcutter is ridiculous.
    And also in all four planes, if you remember, none of the planes ever switched on their transponder to the hijack code.  There's a very, very simple code that you put in if you suspect that your plane is being hijacked.  It takes literally just a split-second for you to put your hand down on the center console and flip it over.  And not one of the four planes ever transponded a hijack code, which is most, most unusual. ...
    Commercial airplanes are very, very complex pieces of machines.  And they're designed for two pilots up there, not just two amateur pilots, but two qualified commercial pilots up there.  And to think that you're going to get an amateur up into the cockpit and fly, much less navigate, it to a designated target, the probability is so low, that it's bordering on impossible." Appears half way through the second hour segment at

  • Editor's note: For more information on the impact at the Pentagon, see , , , , , , and .

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice is a non-partisan organization consisting of independent researchers and activists engaged in uncovering the true nature of the September 11, 2001 attacks."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

George Nelson

Col. George Nelson, MBA


Col. George Nelson, MBA, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– FAA certified commercial pilot.  Former U.S. Air Force aircraft accident investigator and airplane parts authority.  Graduate, U.S. Air Force War College.  34-year Air Force career. FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.
  • Essay: "In all my years of direct and indirect participation, I never witnessed nor even heard of an aircraft loss, where the wreckage was accessible, that prevented investigators from finding enough hard evidence to positively identify the make, model, and specific registration number of the aircraft -- and in most cases the precise cause of the accident. ...
    The government alleges that four wide-body airliners crashed on the morning of September 11 2001, resulting in the deaths of more than 3,000 human beings, yet not one piece of hard aircraft evidence has been produced in an attempt to positively identify any of the four aircraft. On the contrary, it seems only that all potential evidence was deliberately kept hidden from public view. …
    With all the evidence readily available at the Pentagon crash site, any unbiased rational investigator could only conclude that a Boeing 757 did not fly into the Pentagon as alleged. Similarly, with all the evidence available at the Pennsylvania crash site, it was most doubtful that a passenger airliner caused the obvious hole in the ground and certainly not the Boeing 757 as alleged. …
    As painful and heartbreaking as was the loss of innocent lives and the lingering health problems of thousands more, a most troublesome and nightmarish probability remains that so many Americans appear to be involved in the most heinous conspiracy in our country's history."  

  • Editor's note: For more information on the impact at the Pentagon, see ,  , , , , , , , , and .

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice is a non-partisan organization consisting of independent researchers and activists engaged in uncovering the true nature of the September 11, 2001 attacks."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "We have found solid scientific grounds on which to question the interpretation put upon the events of September 11, 2001 by the Office of the President of the United States of America and subsequently propagated by the major media of western nations."

 

 

Ralph Omholt

Ralph W. Omholt


Ralph W. Omholt
– Commercial airline pilot.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, and McDonnell Douglas DC-10.
  • Statement: "Almost nothing in the "official" 9-11 account proves to be factual.  For all the purported U.S. failures; no one was punished - most were rewarded.
    At the 9-11 Pentagon, the world witnessed a fire and suggestions of explosions.  Airport fire trucks rushed to the scene of a purported “crash” site - without discovering an airplane.  There is no viable evidence of burning jet fuel.  Just the statement, "They say it was an airplane."  The pre-collapse Pentagon section showed no ‘forward-moving’ damage.  The damage is at the wrong location.  The expected “crash” damage doesn't exist.  There was no particular physical evidence of the expected "wreckage."  There was no tail, no wings; no damage consistent with a B-757 “crash.”  Even the Pentagon lawn was undamaged!  The geometry of the day certifies the ‘official’ account as a blatant lie.  The few aircraft parts discovered at the Pentagon are highly suspect.  The dramatic "witness" accounts lack supporting physical evidence - with the exception of those who described the incredibly few aircraft parts.  All images show that the building wasn't aggressively searched for survivors.  Lacking any 'expected' clues, one is left to ask "Who said this was an airplane crash, in the first place?"
    The purported Flight 93 crash site in Pennsylvania is quite similar.
    Since 9-11, it was discovered that there was no expected Air Force fighter response.  By all appearances, the expected fighters were held back from interfering with; or witnessing the unfolding events.   The fighter onboard electronics would have not only offered an intercept target, but would have displayed and recorded the forbidden reality of the day.   Of particular interest would be the fate of two obviously missing airliners.
    The alleged hijackers apparently were not on board the aircraft!  Their names were not on any passenger manifests - yet shown.  The ‘names’ of at least seven of the alleged hijackers were discovered to be still alive - with no questions being asked about whom the real hijackers were.  No attempt has been made to discover the “known terrorists.”  There were at least four hijackers – all evidence pointing to their being highly qualified jet pilots - not zealous Arab wannabes.
    As the names of “al Qaeda” and “bin Laden” continue to be pandered in the shadows of ‘terrorism,' journalists continue to discover that the bin Laden family was given the treatment of royalty, immediately following 9-11. ...
    The legacy of 9-11 is that America - and its Constitution - is far more threatened from the White House, than the caves of Afghanistan." 

  • Member:   Association Statement: "We have found solid scientific grounds on which to question the interpretation put upon the events of September 11, 2001 by the Office of the President of the United States of America and subsequently propagated by the major media of western nations."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Personal website:

 

 

Fred Fox

Capt. Fred Fox


Capt. Fred Fox
– Retired commercial airline pilot, with 33 years experience flying for American Airlines.  Commercial aircraft flown: Boeing 707, 727, 747, 767, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, MD-80, and MD-11, Douglas DC-6, and General Dynamics/Convair 990 Coronado.  Former U.S. Navy pilot.  Aircraft flown: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, 8 years experience.
  • Video interview 8/07: "I know from my experience that it would have been highly improbable that even a seasoned American test pilot, a military test pilot, could have flown a T-category, aircraft like the 757, into the first floor of the Pentagon because of a thing called Ground Effect." at 50:22 of the video at

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Dennis Cimino

Dennis Cimino


Dennis Cimino – Commercial pilot rating for over 25 years.  Systems Engineer.  Navy Combat Systems Specialist (Radar, ECM, UHF/VHF/HF COMMS., GPS, INS, SATNAV, cryptographic communications). Millimeter wave RADAR and countermeasures expert since 1973. Two patents held for Doppler RADAR. Former Flight Data Recorder Engineer, Smiths Aerospace.
  • Statement to this website 6/3/07: "I have been a licensed pilot with a commercial rating, multi-engine, IFR, since 1981.  Prior to that I served as an Electronic Warfare / Electronic Signals Intelligence (EW ELINT) specialist in the U.S. Navy, with many 'first time' signal intercepts in the national (NSA) sigint database.  Since I left the Navy in 1979, I have been heavily involved in DoD weapons system testing and certification. I have held high level clearances most of my career.
    There is no doubt in my mind that what transpired on September 11, 2001, was an inside job carried out by members of our own government.  Based on my experience as a commercial pilot, I do not believe that it's possible for four large commercial airliners to have gone off course for as long as they did and as far as they did and were not intercepted by Air Force pilots, without the explicit cooperation of highly placed people in the military and government.
    I also do not believe that both of the WTC Twin Towers could have been identically pulverized and that both identically collapsed into their own footprints as a result of a single airplane impact and the fire from a few thousand gallons of jet fuel.  I also do not believe that WTC Building 7, which wasn't even hit by an airplane, could have entirely collapsed as a result of a few fires, particularly in a manner that is entirely consistent with a controlled demolition.
    Additionally, the visible evidence at the Pentagon is inconsistent with an impact by a Boeing 757.  There was virtually no debris from the 80-ton airplane, except a few small pieces that were picked up by hand.  Nor was there any evidence of holes in the building that surely would have resulted from the impacts of the two 6-ton RB-211 engines on the alleged Boeing 757.  Similarly, at Shanksville, PA, the small gash in the earth is far too small to have resulted from the impact of a Boeing 757.
    All of these factors have convinced me that our government was fully onboard with what took place on 9/11. The official account of 9/11 is absolute B.S.  We, as citizens of this great country, need to do research, question the government, and demand a full, impartial investigation to determine what actually took place that day."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Robin Hordon

Robin Hordon


Robin Hordon
– Former FAA Air Traffic Controller at the Boston Air Route Traffic Control Center, located in Nashua, NH, 1970 - 1981.  FAA certified commercial pilot.  FAA certified Flight Instructor and certified Ground Instructor.  After leaving the FAA, he had a 12-year career in the field of comedy ending up as artistic coordinator for "Catch A Rising Star" in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA.
  • Statement to this website 4/10/07: "I knew within hours of the attacks on 9/11/2001 that it was an inside job.  Based on my 11-year experience as an FAA Air Traffic Controller in the busy Northeast corridor, including hundreds of hours of training, briefings, air refuelings, low altitude bombing drills, being part of huge military exercises, daily military training exercises, interacting on a routine basis directly with NORAD radar personnel, and based on my own direct experience dealing with in-flight emergency situations, including two instances of hijacked commercial airliners, I state unequivocally;  There is absolutely no way that four large commercial airliners could have flown around off course for 30 to 60 minutes on 9/11 without being intercepted and shot completely out of the sky by our jet fighters unless very highly placed people in our government and our military wanted it to happen.
    It is important for people to understand that scrambling jet fighters to intercept aircraft showing the signs of experiencing "IN-FLIGHT EMERGENCIES" such as going off course without authorization, losing a transponder signal and/or losing radio contact is a common and routine task executed jointly between the FAA and NORAD controllers. The entire "national defense-first responder" intercept system has many highly-trained civilian and military personnel who are committed and well-trained to this task.  FAA and NORAD continuously monitor our skies and fighter planes and pilots are on the ready 24/7 to handle these situations.  Jet fighters typically intercept any suspect plane over the United States within 10 - 15 minutes of notification of a problem.
    This type of "immediate, high speed, high priority and emergency" scramble had been happening regularly approximately 75 - 150 times per year for ten years. ...
    I believe that 9/11 was what is known as a "False Flag Operation" in which a country inflicts casualties upon itself, and then blames it on an enemy that they want to go to war against.  It is one more instance in the United States’ long history of using "False Flag Operations" and blatant propaganda to ramp-up hostile emotions towards an enemy in a population otherwise resistant to going to war." 

  • Article 3/12/07: "When it became clear that there hadn't been a systems failure of any kind on the morning of September 11th, Hordon was certain that something had gone terribly wrong within the upper echelons of authority.  A pilot (third level air carrier) as well as an ATC, he is well versed on in-flight emergency protocol.  He is also adamant that if these procedures had been followed on 9/11 not one of the hijacked planes would have reached their targets.
    "I'm sorry but American 11 should have been intercepted over southwest Connecticut—bang, done deal." ...
    The unfathomable delays seen in military action on 9/11 are inconceivable to those who have painstakingly investigated the matter -- and for a man who worked for years keeping air travel over the U.S. safe. ...
    "I think we all have to agree that, one way or another, the U.S. military was involved in the attacks.  The advantage that Rumsfeld had is that he can classify, reshape, make available, make unavailable any information that he wants, at any time and deny that information to the public for any reason, especially national security."

 

 

Kirk Miller

Kirk G. Miller, BA, BS IE


Kirk G. Miller, BA, BS IE
– Retired commercial airline pilot, Delta Airlines.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, 737, 757, 767, Lockheed L-1011.  Former U.S. Coast Guard pilot.  Aircraft flown: Grumman HU-16 Albatross.  Professional pilot for 37 years.  Former Manufacturing Engineer.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "HIDE Air Traffic Control radar tapes. HIDE major airliner crash reports (NTSB).  HIDE NORAD tapes.  Give me a break, these guys in power are guilty of high treason. ... " 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:

    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Gordon Price

Gordon Price


Gordon Price – Retired commercial airline pilot with Air Canada.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 747-400, Airbus A340, A330, A320, Lockheed L-1011, McDonnell Douglas DC-9, DC-8, Vickers Vanguard and Vickers Viscount.  36 year commercial career.  Former Fighter Pilot, Royal Canadian Air Force.  Aircraft flown: Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (aka T-Bird), North American F-86 Sabre fighter, Canadair CF-104 Starfighter (modified Lockheed F-104). 6 year military career.  Recipient of the Keith Hopkins Award for Best Homebuilt Aircraft in Canada: 1974.  Canadian National Aerobatic Champion: 1979, 1980, 1981.  Canadian Open Aerobatic Champion: 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982.
  • Personal Statement 6/7/08:

    "The Pentagon was not hit by a Boeing 757.  A Boeing 757 did not crash in Shanksville Pa.  The twin towers and WTC 7 were professionally demolished.  They did not collapse because of 2 aircraft flying into them and subsequent fires.  The mainstream press and all politicians except and Connie Fogal are traitors to their country, either willingly or unwittingly.

    Please prove me wrong."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."
  • Bio: 
  • Website:

 

 

Brian Power-Waters

Maj. Brian Power-Waters


Maj. Brian Power-Waters, U.S. Air Force (ret) – Retired commercial airline pilot flying for Mohawk Airlines, Allegheny Airlines, and US Airways for 28 years. FAA certified Flight and Ground Instructor, and Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. Aircraft flown: British Aircraft BAC-111, Convair CV-240, CV-340, and CV-440 Metropolitan, Douglas DC-3 and DC-4, Martin 2-0-2, Martin 4-0-4. 30,000+ total hours flown.
Retired Fighter Pilot, U.S. Air Force. Flight Engineer, Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. Military aircraft flown: North American F-86 Sabre fighter and P-51 Mustang fighter, Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter, Grumman F8F Bearcat fighter, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, North American B-25 Mitchell bomber, Handley Page Halifax Mk V bomber, Douglas C-47 Skytrain (aka Dakota) and C-54 Skymaster, Curtis-Wright C-46 Commando, Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor and T-34 Mentor, North American T-6 Texan and T-28 Trojan, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (aka T-Bird), Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet, Fairchild PT-19, Cessna UC-78 Bobcat. Aerobatic flying competitor in Pitts Special S-1S and Acro-Sport Starduster II biplanes.
Author of (2008), (2005), (2002), (1980, 2001), and (1972, 2001).
  • Statement in support of petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "The FAA could have prevented 9/11 if they had installed rugged cockpit doors that were requested over 40 years ago. Please visit my website: . I have written 5 airline safety books. I believe depicts 9/11 nicely. 3,000 deaths is directly attributed to the FAA. In this case, it took 3,000 deaths for the tombstone agency to do something. Good luck to you in your Petition."  

  • Signatory: petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "There are many Americans who feel that there are too many unanswered questions regarding the events of 911. We request that the investigation be reopened.
    We feel that the 911 Commission did not go far enough, nor ask the tough questions necessary to get to the truth. We are requesting the investigation be reopened and that the mission this time be to find the truth, the whole truth, with no stone left unturned. ... "

  • Website:

 

 

Bruce Sinclair

Capt. R. Bruce Sinclair


Capt. R. Bruce Sinclair – Commercial airline pilot. Aircraft Performance Instructor trained at Boeing. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, Boeing 727, Airbus A300-B4. 19,500+ total hours flown. 43 years flying.
  • Video interview by Doug Brinkman 10/18/08:
    Doug Brinkman:  What was the one point about 9/11 that really convinced you that the official story just doesn't hold water?
    Bruce Sinclair:  Well, the one I use for people who are 9/11 neophytes or people who are disbelievers is -- The single most compelling piece of evidence is the collapse of Building 7 at the World Trade Center.  Most people don't even know that Building 7 collapsed because it's been expunged from the mainstream media completely.  But the bottom line is that when a 47-story steel and concrete structure falls at 5:30 in the afternoon at 6 and a half seconds of free-fall speed into its own shadow, with video tapes of people saying "You'll have to get back.  The building is coming down." -- Videos which I've seen.  Another one which has actually people videotaped doing a countdown before the building is destroyed.  This is the prima facie proof of an inside job.  This building was hit by no airplane. ... 
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I would like to personally thank for the best quote I have ever read which summarizes the events of 9/11:
    “September 11, 2001 seems destined to be the watershed event of our lives and the greatest test for our democracy in our lifetimes.  The evidence of government complicity in the lead-up to the events, the failure to respond during the event, and the astounding lack of any meaningful investigation afterwards, as well as the ignoring of evidence turned up by others that renders the official explanation impossible, may signal the end of the American experiment.  It has been used to justify all manners of measures to legalize repression at home and as a pretext for behaving as an aggressive empire abroad.  Until we demand an independent, honest, and thorough investigation and accountability for those whose action and inaction led to those events and the cover-up, our republic and our Constitution remain in the gravest danger.” " 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Brent Greenwood

Capt. Brent Dale Greenwood


Capt. Brent Dale Greenwood
– Retired commercial airline pilot flying for DHL Airways 1978 - 1985 and United Airlines 1985 - 2007. Also FAA certified Flight Engineer, Flight Instructor, and Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. 30-year career. Aircraft flown: Douglas DC-3, DC-6, DC-7, Lockheed L-188 Electra, Boeing 737, 757, 767. Veteran, U.S. Air Force 1969 - 1972.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I have never bought the official story from the beginning and am really glad to see A&E professionals getting on board and exposing the Truth. The truth is obvious to anyone who will open their eyes. It grieves me deeply concerning what it has done to our country and what it has done to my profession. It has ruined one of the premier occupations of piloting commercial aircraft. The most insulting result was to be considered a potential terrorist when going to work and having "nail clippers" and pocket knife confiscated when I was going to sit in the pilots seat with the controls in my hands. Yes sir, I was always in great danger of hijacking myself!!?!" 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

James Hayhurst

Capt. James L. Hayhurst


Capt. James L. Hayhurst
– Retired commercial airline pilot, flying for Pacific Southwest Airlines, Boeing and US Airways and was an instructor pilot for Boeing. 20 years of service. Commercial aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 757, 767; McDonnell Douglas MD-80. Former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot and training instructor. Military aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle, Northrup T-38 Talon. Graduate, U.S. Air Force Academy. 10 years U.S. Air Force service. 16,500+ total career hours flown. Parachute designer and test jumper. 10,000+ parachute jumps. Director, , a jet airshow team dedicated to peace, with a mission of supporting Dreams for Kids and global children's charities. Seven-times U.S. National Parachuting Champion. Sixteen-time member of the U.S. Parachuting Team. Author and novelist whose books include: (2003), and The Adventure of Mercury Lane: (2008) and (2008).
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Like Richard Gage and the ae911truth organization, I accepted the "official story" until April 2008, when I read a paper written by Steven Jones, BYU physics professor. The towers and building #7 collapsed at near-freefall velocity, consistent with a controlled demolition. The NIST report is inaccurate, if not entirely bogus. The collapse of the trade towers should be re-investigated as a joint scientific (like the Challenger space shuttle disaster) and criminal (a team of independent forensic scientists) investigation." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

James Compton

Commander James R. Compton


Commander James R. Compton, III, U.S. Navy (ret)
– FAA certified commercial airplane and helicopter pilot
  • Endorsement of , a video documentary by Citizens Investigation Team. The 81-minute documentary contains first-person interviews with dozens of eyewitnesses to the event at the Pentagon on 9/11 that contradict the official account of 9/11 and provide evidence establishing that the plane that was seen flying low over Arlington on 9/11/01 did not in fact hit the Pentagon.
    "Citizen Investigation Team did an outstanding job of finding witnesses and putting the facts together.  It's the best reporting I've seen in a long, long time.  This video is a must see for every citizen in our country."

 

 

Jeffrey Smathers

Jeffrey Smathers


Jeffrey Smathers
– FAA certified commercial pilot, Flight Instructor and Experimental Aircraft Builder.  Former U.S. Navy Aircrewman on Lockheed P-3C Orion.   Electromechanical Engineering Technician with over 20 years experience.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "There is overwhelming evidence to show that the buildings dynamic physical behavior(s) were outside of the normal bounded statistical event envelope.
    This merits the attention of all professional Engineers who still value the Constitution and our Liberty.
    This event has the same 'signature' as the TWA Flight 800 event." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Douglas Scherer

Douglas M. Scherer


Douglas M. Scherer
– FAA certified commercial pilot (multiengine, instrument).  FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.  Retired U.S. Army Infantry Officer. Airborne.  U.S. Army aviator, 220th Reconnaissance Airplane Company (RAC), Phu Bai, Vietnam.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "WTC Towers 1 and 2 and Building 7 were brought down by tightly controlled sequenced explosive charges.  First the basements were blown out, then the classic 'crimp' blowing out interior columns that allowed them to fall at free-fall speed, pulling the exterior walls inward and down.
    A brilliant demo job and the Crime of the Centuries.  Fire Engineering Magazine called FEMA's part time scientists investigation of the collapses a ...'half baked farce'..." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

John Miller

John C. Miller


John C. Miller
– Retired corporate pilot.  Former Chief Pilot, Shamrock Corporation.  FAA certified commercial pilot (multiengine, instrument) and Flight Instructor.  Member, National Business Aviation Association.  23,000+ total hours flown over his more than 50 year career.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "After hearing the explanations that your associates gave for the demolition verses a collapse, I started to examine the videos carefully and was able by pause and start, pause and start, in one second bits to observe and photograph the explosions and heavy steel pieces blown horizontally during the demolitions.  Other studies brought me to the conclusion that certain responsible people were informed in advance and acted to further their personal agendas by demolishing the buildings without warning the occupants or the Firefighters until Building Seven when the owner did warn the Fire and Rescue to get away.  Immediately Building 7 is so obviously taken down that anyone could tell."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Peter Rapp

Peter Rapp


Peter Rapp
– Former owner of service company carrying out business flights in Europe.  Private pilot IR (Austria).  950 hours flight time.  Aircraft flown: Piper Turbo Arrow, PA-32T Saratoga, Cessna 172 and 182T-Garmin 1000. 
  • Statement to this website 7/16/07: "Thanks to PatriotsQuestion911 for the outstanding work you are doing.  Your site is a perfect eye-opener in 9/11 discussions.  It underlines, by the great number of personalities speaking out, that the truth about the 9/11 attacks and their geopolitical background can no longer be denied as ‘conspiracy theories’."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Joe Ferguson

Capt. Joe H. Ferguson


Capt. Joe H. Ferguson, U.S. Air Force
– Retired commercial airline pilot for Frontier Airlines (28 years) and Continental Airlines (14 years).  Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, Douglas DC-3, McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and MD80, Convair CV 580.  30,000+ total hours flown and 5,000+ hours as a Flight Engineer.  Former U.S. Air Force pilot.  Aircraft flown: North American B-25 Mitchell Bomber, Boeing B-29 Superfortress Bomber, Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker, North American T-6 Texan and T-28 Trojan.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Bio:

 

 

James Craven

James M. Craven, MA


James M. Craven, MA (Blackfoot name: Omahkohkiaayo i'poyi) – FAA certified commercial pilot, Instrument.  FAA certified Ground Instructor (Advanced and Instrument).  Professor of Economics and Chair, Business Division, Clark College.  Veteran, U.S. Army 1963 - 1966.
  • Statement to this website 8/27/08:
    "These different groups are all named what they are calling for: Pilots "FOR 9/11 TRUTH", Architects and Engineers "FOR 9/11 TRUTH", Firefighters "FOR 9/11 TRUTH", etc.  They are not named for a particular theory of what happened on 9/11, for example Pilots for Theory X.  They are only interested in finding the truth -- whatever it is -- of what happened.
    The mere fact that there was no immediate call for a real, full and competent investigation following 9-11, and in fact that there was ongoing obstruction of any investigation, says it all: we are still far from the truth of what happened and there is simply too much at stake to let it go.  What could be wrong or crazy about that position?"

  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "The existing and accumulating evidence and implications demand a thorough and competent investigation of 9/11 without fear or favor.  The science, evidence and reasoning in this slide show alone are extremely compelling and any summary dismissals of "Conspiracy Theory" are arrogant, disingenuous and anti-scientific. (How and why would/could anyone summarily dismiss evidence they have not even bothered to view let alone consider?)  And, by the way, if conspiracies do not actually occur in the real world, why do we have laws against them?  The official 9/11 Commission was worse than an outright fraud and cover-up." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Steve Nieman

Capt. Steve Nieman


Capt. Steve Nieman
– Commercial airline pilot with Horizon Air.  30-years of experience.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Bio:

 

 

Scott Zeches

Capt. Scott Zeches, MBA


Capt. Scotty Zeches, MBA
– Commercial airline pilot with Air Astana Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, Skybus Airlines, Independence Airlines, Atlantic Coast Airlines, and Florida Air Cargo. FAA certified Flight and Ground Instructor. Aircraft flown: British Aerospace BA-3100 Jetstream, Dornier 328Jet (328-300), Airbus A320. 8,000+ total hours flown. Veteran U.S. Army, Paratrooper, 82nd Airborne.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Marianne Maire-Shaw

Marianne Maire-Shaw


Marianne Maire-Shaw – Commercial pilot (France).  Seven-time French Aerobatic Champion.  Aerobatic Flight Instructor.  Leader of CAPTENS, a two-plane formation flight team.  Member of the French Aerobatic Team for 15 years.  4,900+ total hours flown.  See also , her formation flight team wingman and husband.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Website:

 

 

Ted Williams

Ted Williams


Ted Williams – Former commercial airline and corporate pilot with 4200+ hours flown. Aircraft flown: Fokker F27 Friendship, Short Brothers SD3, Piper PA-31T.  Former adjunct faculty at Lafayette College, Moravian College, Muhlenburg College and Temple University. Classical musician, concert and recording artist.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Jared Eastley

Jared Eastley


Jared Eastley
– Business Charter and Air Ambulance Pilot.  Aircraft flown: Fairchild Metroliner (Aerospace Metro). 5,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Mark Avellino

Mark Avellino, BS Aeronautical Science


Mark Avellino, BS Aeronautical Science – FAA certified commercial pilot.  Certified Flight Instructor (single and multi-engine and instrument).
  • Statement: "I'm just another American that can't stand by and let the criminals get away with this. Thousands died on September 11th and thousands more continue to die.  It's time we do something about it.  It's time to make a change."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice is a non-partisan organization consisting of independent researchers and activists engaged in uncovering the true nature of the September 11, 2001 attacks."

 

Guido Fontana

Guido Fontana


Guido Fontana
– FAA certified commercial pilot. Instrument, Single & Multi-engine Land. Single engine Sea. Aircraft flown: Cessna 337 Skymaster, Cessna L-19 / O-1 Bird Dog, Partenavia P.68 Victor, Piper PA-44 Seminole, Piper PA-30 Twin Comanche, Avions Pierre Robin DR400, Stinson L-5 Sentinel. Member, Italian Team, World Gliding Championships 2001. 2,000 total airplane hours flown. 1,000 total glider hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Hadi Rizvi

Capt. Hadi Rizvi


Captain Hadi Rizvi – Commercial airline pilot with PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) for 21 years. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 747; Airbus A310, Fokker F27 Friendship. 13,000 total commercial hours flown. Former Fighter Pilot, Pakistan Air Force. 22-year career. As part of duties attended Aircraft Accident Investigation courses. Aircraft flown: North American F-86F/E Sabre fighter, Northrup F-5 fighter, Dassault Mirage III fighter, Mirage IV bomber; Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, MiG-19, North American T-6G Texan, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (aka T-Bird), Cessna T-37 Dragonfly "Tweet". 3,500 total military hours flown. 43-year total aviation career.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Mik Eriksson
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Mik Eriksson – Professional pilot (Denmark). Aircraft flown: Piper PA-18, PA-22, PA-28; Cessna 172, 177; Best Off Skyranger, Bellanca tailwheel. 225 total professional pilot hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Timothy Self
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Capt. Timothy Self – FAA certified airline transport pilot and flight engineer with LearJet, Japan Airlines, and Omni Air International. Also FAA certified Flight Engineer, Flight Instructor, and Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. Retired U.S. Air Force Simulator Instructor. Aircraft flown: Lockheed C-141 Starlifter, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, LearJet. 6,500 total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Claude Sourzac
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Capt. Claude Sourzac – Commercial airline pilot. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 747, Business Jet; Douglas DC-3; Fokker F27 Friendship. 21,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

Capt. Ed Parise
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Capt. Ed Parise – Retired commercial airline pilot, flying for TWA. Aircraft flown: Boeing 707, 720, 727, 747, 767, Lockheed L-1011, McDonnell Douglas DC-9, Cesna 500 Citation. Former U.S. Navy Fighter Pilot. Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Vought F-8 Crusader, Grumman F-9 Cougar, Lockheed P-2 Neptune, Grumman S-2 Tracker. 10,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Bob Price
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Bob Price – FAA certified commercial pilot. Aircraft flown: American General AG-5B Tiger, Cessna 172 RG.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Christian Österdahl
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Christian Österdahl – Commercial airline pilot flying for Easyjet. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737NG, Airbus A319, A320. 2,300+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Steve Orr
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Steve Orr
– Retired commercial airline pilot, Eastern Airlines.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, Airbus A300.  Former U.S. Navy fighter pilot.  Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom.  25-year aviation career.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I have been researching the events of 9/11 intensely for about 2 months now.  I have analyzed the events from 3 different perspectives.
    1. As a U.S. Navy fighter pilot, having served on alert on the pad at Key West, Florida.  We could be in the air and at full after-burner speed in 5 minutes or less on course to an invading Cuban Mig-21.
    Where were the Air Force F-15s on 9/11?  There was an abundance of time after each hijacking to intercept and possibly shoot down each airliner.
    2. As an airline pilot trained for hijackings in the 1970s when there were dozens of them, including aircraft of Eastern Airlines, I know that awareness of hijackings by the FAA and subsequently the pilots on alert, happens within 2-3 minutes of the event.  Where were the F-15s?
    3. As an attorney, trained to gather and evaluate evidence, I know that the official 9/11 government reports are impossible to believe."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Major Jon I. Fox
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Major Jon I. Fox, U.S. Marine Corps
– Retired commercial airline pilot, Continental Airlines.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, McDonnell Douglas DC-10, LearJet.  Former Marine Corps fighter pilot, including interceptor pilot.  35-year commercial aviation career.
  • Statement to this website 6/3/08:
    "Recent research proves that explosives were used at the World Trade Center.  Flight paths and maneuvers of the aircraft involved at the Pentagon and Shanksville do not match NTSB released flight data recordings.  Shouldn't there be a criminal investigation before more lives and trillions of dollars are wasted?"

  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "On hearing the military (NORAD/NEAD) excuses for no intercepts on 9/11/2001, I knew from personal experience that they were lying.  I then began re-checking other evidence and found mostly more lies from the "official spokesmen".  Jet fuel fires at atmospheric pressure do not get hot enough to weaken steel. Structures do not collapse through themselves in free fall time with only gravity as the powering force."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Capt. Colin McHattie
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Capt. Colin McHattie
– Commercial airline pilot for Cathay Pacific Airways with over 20 years experience.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 747 and Lockheed L-1011.
  • Article The Portugal News 8/10/02: "In an interview with The News, Captain Colin McHattie, a pilot with over 20 years experience, and who between flights resides with his family at their home in the Algarve, gave his personal opinion on the inquiry’s findings.
    Captain McHattie, who flies for Cathay Pacific Airlines, said that it was very unlikely that the pilots concerned were in fact in control of their aircraft. He agreed with the report’s comments that even if the flight crews had guns held to their heads, there was no way they would have deliberately flown directly into the Twin Towers. “Human nature takes over, and in any case, even if you knew you were going to die, you would ditch the aircraft as far away as possible from residential or commercial districts." ...
    Captain McHattie also commented on the failure of the hijacked pilots to punch a four-digit alarm code into the airliners’ transponder units. This would have immediately warned ground control of any hijacking.
    He confirmed that in the highly unlikely event that the hijackers would have been capable of shutting down the transponders, there was in fact another simple procedure by which the crews could have warned ground control - a procedure he chose not to elaborate on. The absence of any distress calls from the airliners was indeed puzzling."
    Original article (requires subscription)

 

 

 

 

Capt. Kent Hill
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Capt. Kent Hill, U.S. Navy
– Retired commercial airline pilot for American Airlines.  30 year commercial aviation career.  Former U.S. Navy combat fighter pilot.  Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy.  Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom.
  • Article The Portugal News 8/3/02: "A further question raised by the inquiry was why none of the pilots concerned had alerted ground control. It stated that all pilots are trained to punch a four-digit code into the flight control's transponder to warn ground control crews of a hijacking - but this did not happen.
    During the press conference Captain Hill maintained that the four airliners must have been choreographed by an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS). This system can engage several aircraft simultaneously by knocking out their on-board flight controls. He said that all the evidence points to the fact that the pilots and their crews had not taken any evasive action to resist the supposed hijackers. They had not attempted any sudden changes in flight path or nose-dive procedures - which led him to believe that they had no control over their aircraft."
    Original article (requires subscription):

  • Article by Col Donn de Grand Pre: "The other [pilot], Kent Hill, who lives with his wife, Carol, on a farm close to mine, is an American Airlines captain assigned to the European route. He was a lifelong friend of "Chic" Burlingame, They were graduates of the Naval Academy and flew F-4 Phantoms in Vietnam. Both left the Navy 28 years ago and joined American Airlines. Both planned to retire in 2002. Chic was the captain of AA flight 77, a Boeing 757, which departed Washington Dulles for Los Angeles at 8: 10 am on 11 September, with 58 passengers and a crew of 6. Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon at 9:41 am.
    "We were totally trained on the old type of hijack," Capt Hill said, "where you treat the hijacker cordially, punch a 4-digit code into your transponder to alert ground control you're being hijacked, and then get him where he wants to go, set the plane safely on the ground and let them deal with it on the ground. However, this is a totally new situation... Not one of the planes alerted ground control that they were being hijacked." How come?
    "The fact is, all the transponders were turned off on the doomed flights virtually at the same time." Look at their departure times -- two from Logan (Boston), one from Newark, another from Dulles (Washington DC) -- all between 8 am and 8:15.
    "Shortly after climb-out to flight level, their transponders are de-activated.. (they are no longer a blip on the radar screens). This is something that really needs to be looked into. The only reason we turn them off is so they don't interfere with ground systems when we land."
    (Note: Transponders identify a particular aircraft in flight on the radar screens of FAA flight controllers located throughout the country. Various codes are punched into the transponder, one displaying, "I am being hijacked.")  ...
    He is convinced none of the pilots had control of their aircraft when they were flown into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The question then becomes, who was really in control?
    "Even if I had a gun at my head, I'd never fly a plane into a building. I'd try to put it in anywhere -- a field or a river -- and I'd be scaring the hell out of them (the hijackers) by flying upside down first," Hill said.
    In fact, the pilot has the best weapon in his hand when threatened with imminent death by a hijacker, namely, the airplane."

 

 

 

 

Capt. Thomas Deatherage
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Capt. Thomas Deatherage
– Former commercial airline pilot.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 747.  Certified Flight Instructor (single and multi-engine and instrument).  9,000+ total hours flown.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I am so happy that a professional organization is finally trying to dig up the truth!
    I am a former airline captain with over 9,000 flight hours, Captain on both the Boeing 747-400 and 737- 300.
    After viewing many posted videos on "Youtube" I can tell you without hesitation that clearly aircraft # 2 B-767 - was radio controlled into the building – Tower 2. The "pod" mounted on the bottom of the aircraft, is manufactured by "Martin Marietta" Corporation in Los Angeles.
    The pod has been used extensively by the USAF for outfitting drone aircraft for over 22 years, and you can clearly see it in (4) of the amateur videos- just before impact, with tower # 2.
    Also, I would like to find an “insider” “A and P” mechanic at both United and America to cross reference the A/C serial number of flight 77 and 93. I guarantee that they change the “N” issued tail number. However, one could trace and find this original A/C, from an insider employee, at these companies- leading to the smoking gun these aircraft were not destroyed.
    Lastly, I was based at Cincinnati airport-which is where both aircraft flew to, and where: NASA AMES is located, and where all passengers were off-loaded before they where 'eliminated'."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Capt. Paul Ashley Trood
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Capt. Paul Ashley Trood
– Commercial airline pilot, Qantas Airways. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737-800/400. 18,000+ total hours flown in his 30+ year aviation career.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I have no technical knowledge of building construction or demolition techniques, but as an airline Captain with 30 years of flying I have a very analytical mind that has been trained to look at all the evidence in an incident or problematic situation before acting.  When I apply this to 9/11, I see far too many inconsistencies in the official investigation to believe that it is completely factual.
    There are just too many unanswered areas in the official report for it to be credible.  The hard questions have not been asked or addressed adequately.  It appears that the laws of physics were somehow bent on that fateful day, which we all know is impossible."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

John Bell
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John Bell
– Commercial airline transport pilot. Flight Engineer - Turbojets. FAA certified Flight Instructor. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 757, 767; Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42, ATR-72. 15,000+ total hours flown.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I've seen the films, I side with the engineers. On October [sic] 11th 2001 I flew the LAX red-eye into EWR. It was the last time I saw the World Trade Center. Four days later I stood in a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot, in Cambridge Mass., and watched two fighters refuel from a tanker overheard and thought, things are moving way too fast!"

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Gerald P. New
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Gerald P. New
– Airline transport pilot.  FAA certified Flight Instructor and Ground Instructor. Aircraft flown: Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain. 2,500 total hours flown.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "The evidence is clearly in favor of Controlled Demolition. Now who is behind the collapse? The guilty should be found and prosecuted."
  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Don Childs
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Don Childs
– Retired FAA certified airline pilot. FAA certified airframe and powerplant mechanic. Veteran, U.S. Army, Green Berets. Awarded Purple Heart for injuries and Silver Star for valor in combat in Vietnam.
  • Letter to The Nation website 1/17/07:
    "I am an airline pilot, retired after years of flying heavy jets on international routes. During my training I reviewed reports and photographs of thousands of aircraft accidents. I watched live news footage from the Pentagon on 9/11. I recognized immediately that what I saw could not possibly have been an aircraft crash scene.
    Where did the energy of 200 tons of mass striking that building go? The roof fell downward when it should have been blown into the next state. It doesn't take a PhD to figure out what any high school physics student could. Nor does it take an airline pilot like myself to notice the minimal damage, lack of aircraft parts, bodies, cargo, baggage, etc. that should be spread out in a 360-degree pattern.
    Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of this scene is the U-shaped burn pattern, viewed from above, that extends through all five Pentagon segments and has two 90-degree turns. As a Vietnam Special Forces vet I'd suggest the possibility of faulty explosives that fizzled and burned rather than exploding."

  • Signatory: petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "There are many Americans who feel that there are too many unanswered questions regarding the events of 911. We request that the investigation be reopened.
    We feel that the 911 Commission did not go far enough, nor ask the tough questions necessary to get to the truth. We are requesting the investigation be reopened and that the mission this time be to find the truth, the whole truth, with no stone left unturned. ... "

 

 

 

 

Rick Martin
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Rick Martin
– FAA certified airline transport pilot. FAA certified Flight Engineer for turbojets. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 757, 767, and McDonnell Douglas MD-11.
  • Letter to The Nation website 1/17/07:
    "On 9/11, I was a senior pilot for a major airline. Prior to that time, I spent six years as a captain on the B-767/757. I watched the second airplane hit the World Trade Center on television. All my instincts told me something was wrong with the official explanation. I still read everything I can find about the events of that day in an attempt to find some truth that satisfies my misgivings. I have found many authors who seem legitimate and who raise questions that need to be answered. Others are so outlandish as to appear to be spreading disinformation. Until there is a very open investigation with the world as its witness, nothing will be resolved. The implications of 9/11 are huge. As it is, our society may never recover from all the lies and disinformation and structural changes to our governance that have been made in its name."

 

 

 

 

Patrick Deegan
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Patrick Deegan
– FAA certified commercial airline pilot.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, Embraer EMB-145, ERJ-170, ERJ-190.  FAA certified Flight Instructor (single engine and instrument).
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Unacceptable, clearly biased investigation by the federal agencies in charge."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Jim Mustanich
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Jim Mustanich
– Retired commercial airline pilot for United Air Lines, American International Airlines, Air Pacific Airlines, West Air Airlines. 20,000+ total hours flown.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727 and 737, McDonnell Douglas DC-9 and MD-80. Typed in Cesna 500 Citation, de Havilland Canada DHC-7, Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante, British Aerospace BA-3100 Jetstream, Cessna Citations.  Factory demo pilot for Cessna Citations.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

John C. Holden
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John C. Holden – Retired commercial airline pilot, flying for American Airlines. Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, 757, 767, McDonnell Douglas DC-9. FAA certified Fight Engineer for turbojets and turboprops and Flight Instructor and Ground Instructor.
  • Signatory: Vermont petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11:
    "We, the undersigned Vermonters, hereby call for a new, truly independent, and rigorous investigation to uncover the truth surrounding the events of September 11, 2001. We believe that the official story is highly problematic and that a full inquiry into its many contradictions, omissions, and distortions, and those of the 9/11 Commission Report, is warranted."

 

 

Capt. Keith West
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Capt. Keith West
– Retired commercial airline pilot for Continental Airlines.  20,000+ total hours flown.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, McDonnell Douglas MD-80, LearJet.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Pieter Lathuy
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Capt. Pieter Lathuy – Commercial airline pilot for Emirates Airline. Aircraft flown: Airbus A330/A340.  Former Fighter Pilot, Belgian Air Force.  Aircraft flown: General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon. 
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Christina Merrick
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Christina Merrick
– Commercial airline pilot for Eastern Airlines and ValuJet. 12,000+ total hours flown.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, McDonnell Douglas DC-9, North American SNJ-5 Texan (T-6) and Navion, and Bellanca Viking.  Advanced flight instructor.  Consultant for AOPA Legal Attorneys.  Fellow Pilot and Friend of Captain Candi Chamberlain Kubeck ValuJet flight 592, brought down in the Everglades May 1996.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

John Panarelli
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John Panarelli
– Commercial airline pilot for Eastern Metro, Braniff, Ryan International, Emery Worldwide, Polar Air Cargo. ATP.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 737 and 747, McDonnell Douglas DC-8 and DC-10, and Lockheed L-300 Starlifter (C-141 A/B).  11,000+ total hours flown.   Former U.S. Air Force instructor pilot for Lockheed  C-141 A/B.  Friend and fellow aviator of John Ogonowski, who was Captain of American Flight 11.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Dennis Spear
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Dennis Spear, U.S. Army (ret)
– Commercial pilot.  Retired U.S. Army Aviator.  20+ year career.  7,000+ total hours flown in a variety of fixed and rotary wing aircraft; C-23 Sherpa, de Havilland C-7 Caribou, Beechcraft U-21 Ute, Beechcraft U-8 Seminole , North American Rockwell T-39 Sabreliner, Sikorsky EH-60 and UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter, Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" Helicopter, Bell OH-58 Kiowa Helicopter.  Instrument Flight Examiner.  Fixed Wing Instructor Pilot.  H-60 Maintenance Test Pilot. Operations Officer.  Aviation Safety Officer.  FAA certified commercial pilot - ASMEL, Rotorcraft Helicopter, Instrument Airplane/Helicopter
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "In terms of Psychological effect, the aviation analogy would be: 9/11 was like a "cabin pressurization emergency," sucking the oxygen from our brains.  AE911truth is like the oxygen mask hanging from the ceiling.  Put it on and Breathe!" 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Jacob Moncrief
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Jacob Moncrief – Commercial airline pilot for ExpressJet Airlines.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

William Reyes
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William Reyes
– Commercial pilot.  Flight instructor.  Former U.S. Navy officer. 1,300 hours flight time.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Ronald E. Larsen, PhD
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Ronald E. Larsen, PhD Applied Physics and Materials Science
– FAA certified commercial pilot.  Licensed since 1968.  Aircraft flown: Beechcraft, Mooney, Cessna and Piper A/C.  900+ total hours flown. Publisher/Editor of since 2002.  Host of the Liberty Calling Beacon live radio program.  Broadcaster since 1950.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."
  • Bio:

 

 

Capt. Donald D. Halpenny
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Capt. Donald D. Halpenny – Retired commercial airline pilot.  Flew for American Airlines, TWA, and Ozark Airlines.  FAA certified Flight Instructor, Ground Instructor, and Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, McDonnell Douglas DC-9.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

J. Randall Reinhardt, JD
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J. Randall Reinhardt, JD – FAA certified commercial airline pilot.  FAA certified Flight and Ground Instructor.  Attorney.  30 years experience practicing trial law, with a concentration in aviation related litigation and aircraft accident investigation.  Former FAA Accident Prevention Specialist.  Former Member, U.S. Unlimited Aerobatic Team with unrestricted aerobatic waiver.  Flying since 1961.  8,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Richard Kleiner
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Richard Kleiner – Retired commercial airline pilot.  FAA certified Flight Instructor.  Aircraft flown: Boeing 707, 717, 720, 727.  Lockheed L-49, L-1329.  British Aerospace BAe-125 (Hawker Siddeley HS-125).  Martin 202, 404.  6800+ total hours flown. 
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Ralph C. (Ted) Bohne III
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Ralph C. (Ted) Bohne III – FAA certified commercial pilot for both helicopter and airplane (single-engine, multi-engine, instrument, land, and sea).  2000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Michael Masters
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Michael Masters – Commercial airline pilot.  FAA certified Flight Instructor.  Experience includes air taxi, commercial operations, and air ambulance.  Aircraft flown: King Airs 90, 100, and 200.  5,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Mathias Frey
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Mathias Frey
– Commercial pilot (Switzerland).  Aircraft flown: Cessna 340 and 402. CPL/IR, ATPL “frozen” 500 hours flight time. 5,000+ hours on ASTRAS, INTRAS and TOSIM, ATC Simulation. Assistant JAR OPS Transition Air Engiadina. Project Manager Air Alps Aviation
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers.

 

 

 

 

Donald R. Parchman
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Donald Raymond Parchman, BA – Retired commercial airline pilot for major airlines.  Type Ratings: Boeing 707, 720, 737, 757, 767.  Airbus A320.  British Aircraft BA-111.  Cessna Citation CE-500.  McDonnell Douglas DC-9.  Israel Aircraft IA-JET.  Former U.S. Air Force Pilot.  Former corporate pilot.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:  "The total collapse of WTC's 1, 2 & 7 appear to be controlled demolitions. We need a new and independent investigation. Please consider this high resolution photo of ground zero and the footprint of WTC #7 as evidence." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Mike Rieker, MS CS
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Mike Rieker, MS CS – FAA certified airline transport pilot and commercial helicopter pilot.  FAA certified Flight Instructor (Single Engine Airplane, Instrument, Helicopter).  Senior Software Engineer.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:  "I think you have a good case. First, the molten metal argument, to me, is the strongest argument, i.e, what was present to heat the metal to the required temperature? Second is the WTC 7 collapse, as the claim of the airliner impact can't be made." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Capt. Christopher M. Woodham
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Capt. Christopher M. Woodham
, U.S. Air Force – Former U.S. Air Force pilot. Awarded the Aerial Achievement Medal and Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters. 10 years of service. Aircraft flown: Cessna T-37 Dragonfly "Tweet", Raytheon/Beechcraft T-6 Texan II. Helicopters: Bell TH-67 Creek (Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III), Bell UH-1 N Iroquois "Huey". FAA certified commercial single and multiengine airplane and helicopter pilot. BS degree in Aviation Maintenance Management, Embry-Riddle University.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition: 
    "I became interested in 9/11 truth after being stationed here in D.C. late in 2003. I watched the official released NTSB graphical description of the flight recorder tapes. Then I read the 9/11 Commission Report and compared the pictures in the report to the angle of the airliner hitting the Pentagon from the flight data recorder and saw that these were contradictory to each other, so I started my own investigation.
    The helicopter VFR routes run right by the side of the Pentagon that was hit. There are cameras in that area that will show what hit the Pentagon. Why has the FBI or government not released those tapes after six years?
    I have concluded that an independent investigation is needed.
    I will include this disclaimer that this is not the official position of the Air Force or U.S. military. I am not a Public Relations Representative of the Air Force. I swore and oath to protect the U.S. Constitution from all enemies foreign or domestic. This event makes me concerned about the future." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Max J. Mizejewski
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Max J. Mizejewski
– FAA certified commercial airplane and helicopter pilot. Retired U.S. Army helicopter pilot.  Viet Nam combat veteran.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Research proves the current administration has been dishonest about what happened in New York and Washington, D.C. The World Trade Center was almost certainly brought down by controlled demolitions and that the available relevant evidence casts grave doubt on the government's official story about the attack on the Pentagon."

 

 

 

 

Lorin Johnson
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Lorin Johnson – FAA certified commercial helicopter pilot and certified Helicopter Flight Instructor.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Simple observation of the collapsing event combined with the world situation events, then tempered with technical observation and knowledge leads one to ask for or demand an unbiased investigation." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Daniel Davis, JD
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Daniel Davis, JD – FAA certified commercial pilot and Experimental Aircraft Builder. Practicing Attorney. Oil and gas wildcatter.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "9-11 was an inside job. Globalists are in control and need to be stopped now!" 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Walter L. Myers
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Walter L. Myers – FAA certified commercial pilot and Flight Instructor. Retired Engineer and Project Manager, having served as Instructor and Systems Test Engineer at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. Division Chief in the U.S. Army's Chaparral/Vulcan surface-to-air missile Project Manager's office, Washington, D.C. Project Manager's Senior Staff Representative, U.S. Army Air Defense Center and School, Fort Bliss, TX. Chief of the Plans and Programs Division, General's Staff, Lackland Air Force Base, TX. Veteran U.S. Navy. Author of (1997).
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:  "Available data and the importance of knowing the truth demand a more thorough investigation of the 911 incident." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Richard Foote
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Richard Foote
– FAA Licensed Commercial Airline Pilot. FAA Licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic. Experience includes: Corporate Pilot, Director of Maintenance,135 Check Pilot, Chief Pilot, Director of Operations - Flight Safety. 121Freight, Commuter, Air Ambulance. Simuflight Trained. US Army Veteran. Aircraft flown: Douglas DC-3; LearJet 24, 25, 35; Lockheed L-188 Electra, Jet Star L-1329 6,8,731,II; Falcon 10, 20, 200, 2000, 50, 900; Gulfstream IV. 17,000+ total hours flown.
  • Signatory: petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "There are many Americans who feel that there are too many unanswered questions regarding the events of 911. We request that the investigation be reopened.
    We feel that the 911 Commission did not go far enough, nor ask the tough questions necessary to get to the truth. We are requesting the investigation be reopened and that the mission this time be to find the truth, the whole truth, with no stone left unturned. ... "

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Terry E. Phillips
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Terry E. Phillips
– FAA certified commercial airline pilot. Aircraft flown: Boeing 727, Airbus A320, LearJet, Dassault DA-10 Falcon 10, Cessna Citation CE-500, CE-560. 18,900 total hours flown. 41-year career.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

A. Erhard
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A. Erhard
– Senior First Officer Boeing 747-400. German Aerobatic Pilot and Flight Instructor. 5,200 total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

James Beardsley
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James Beardsley
– FAA certified airline transport pilot. FAA certified Flight Instructor, instrument and single and multi-engine airplane.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Jeff Beck
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Jeff Beck
– Commercial pilot.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Timothy Young
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Timothy Young
– Commercial pilot, aircraft owner and aviation business operator for 27 years.  Certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.  10,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Richard Sinnott
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Richard Sinnott – Airline transport pilot. FAA certified commercial airplane and helicopter pilot.  FAA certified Flight Instructor for helicopter and single, multi-engine, and instrument airplane and Ground Instructor (advanced and instrument).  Veteran, U.S. Army helicopter ambulance unit, Viet Nam.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Thank you for such a rational explanation. Anybody that cannot understand what happened here is experiencing cognitive dissonance.
    It's a shame that the republic will end thusly." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Robin Cooper
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Robin Cooper – FAA certified commercial pilot - rotorcraft (helicopter). FAA Certified Flight Instructor - Rotorcraft (Helicopter). 1,500+ hours flown in helicopter. 100+ total hours flown in fixed wing. Instrument fixed wing. High performance/complex sign off fixed wing. 6 years aviation experience.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Garry Bonnett
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Capt. Garry Bonnett – Commercial airline pilot. Captain on Airbus A320 series working for a British airline for the past 20 years. 11,500+ total hours flown, over 8,000 in command on commercial jets and approximately 3,000 hours on Boeing 737 and 5,000 hours on Airbus. Served as copilot on DC9. CAA Licensed Engineer Qualified to certify all piston engine aircraft on the UK Register and also the DC9.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

David DeSantis
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David DeSantis – FAA certified commercial pilot, single and multi-engine. Airline Transport Pilot written completed. FAA certified Flight Instructor Single and Multi Engine and Instrument. Aircraft Flown: Cessna 150, 152, 170, 172, 182, 500 Citation; Piper J-3, PA-28, PA-44, PA-46; Pitts S-2B; Cirrus SR20, SR22; Bombardier CRJ training, Schweizer SGS 2-33 Glider. 1,200+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Dan Hanley
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Capt. Dan Hanley – Commercial airline pilot. Captain Boeing 777, flying for United Airlines. Former U.S. Navy Aviator, flying P-3C Orion. Aircraft flown: Boeing 737, 777; Airbus A320; Lockheed L-188 Electra. 20,000+ total hours flown. Website: http://www.airline-whistleblowers.org Blog:
  • Personal statement of support for Pilots for 9/11 Truth:
    "Thanks for the honor of joining the elite ranks of Pilots for 9/11 Truth!"

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Max Guiley, MBA
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Max Guiley, MBA
– FAA certified airline transport pilot. Former U.S. Navy Jet Aviator. Former Aviation Underwriter for U.S.A.I.G. 5,200+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Chris Rockhold
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Chris Rockhold – FAA certified airline transport pilot, flying for Empire Airlines. FAA Certified Flight and Ground Instructor. Graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Aircraft flown: Cessna C206, C207, C208, C402 Businessliner, C404 Titan. 6,000+ total hours flown
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Glenn Hoeft
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Glenn Hoeft – Commercial airline pilot, flying for NorthWest, Delta, and Eastern Airlines and also Lockheed Martin. Former U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserve Pilot. Commercial Aircraft flown: Boeing 727(100 & 200), 747(400), 757(200 & 300), 767; Lockheed LR-24, 25, 35, L-188 Electra. Military Aircraft flown: Lockheed P-3 Orion; Beech King Air B200. 18,800+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Richard (Rick) DaCosta
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Richard (Rick) DaCosta – Commercial airline pilot and flight engineer for United Airline. U.S. Naval Reserves. Co-pilot on Boeing 727, 747 and Lockheed L-1888 Electra. 15,000+ total hours flown.
  • Personal statement of support for Pilots for 9/11 Truth:
    "I've been a disbeliever of the 9/11 official government story since 2002 after studying the facts. We must continue striving to protect and keep our Constitution intact from all of the subsequent attacks after 9/11. We know who they (the elite) are now and we know what they are planning. Heads up! Cover our sixes!"

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Mac Rogers
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Mac Rogers – Airline transport pilot flying for Delta Airline. U.S. Air Force and U.S. Air Force Reserves Pilot. Commercial aircraft flown: Captain on Boeing 727, 737, 757, 767 and McDonnell Douglas MD-11. First officer on McDonnell Douglas DC-9; Boeing 727; Lockheed L-1011. Second Officer on McDonnell Douglas DC-8; Boeing 727; Lockheed L-1011. Military aircraft flown: de Havilland C-7 Caribou, Cessna T-37 Dragonfly "Tweet", A-37 "Super Tweet" T-41 Mescalero, U-3 "Blue Canoe"; Northrup T-38 Talon. Civilian aircraft flown: Cessna 150, 172, 310 and Beachcraft Bonanza. 25.000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Jason Jackson
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Jason Jackson – FAA certified commercial pilot, single and multi engine land, instrument. FAA certified Flight Instructor, single and multi engine land, instrument airplane. 1,550+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Doug Johnson
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Doug Johnson – Retired commercial airline pilot for American Airlines. Airline academics and simulator instructor. Check Airman. Commercial aircraft flown: Boeing 727, 737; Fokker F100; and McDonnell Douglas DC-10. 24 years of service. 18,000+ total hours flown. Former Pilot, U.S. Army Air Cavalry. Military aircraft flown: Bell AH-1 Cobra, OH-58 Kiowa and UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" helicopters. Also did DOD flying experimentation. Civil Air Patrol aircraft flown: Beechcraft T-34 Mentor, Piper L-4 Grasshopper. Numerous types of light single and multi-engine civilian airplanes flown. Duane Cole Aerobatic Course Grad. Civilian flight and instrument instructor.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Capt. Claude Barnhart, BS, M.Ed
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Capt. Claude Barnhart, BS, M.Ed
– Retired airline transport pilot, flying for FedEx for 22 years. Commercial aircraft flown: Boeing 727.  Former U.S. Air Force Pilot and Aircraft Commander.  Aircraft flown: Boeing B-52D bomber.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "When I heard Dan Rather say on CBS news that "....this looks like a controlled demolition," I immediately researched "controlled demolition" sites on the Internet. All three WTC buildings that went down looked exactly like examples of controlled demolitions (videos) that building demolition companies had posted on their websites." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Frank V. Medina, AA
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Frank V. Medina, AA
– FAA certified commercial pilot. Corporate Pilot: Charter, Flight Schools, and State Government. 35 years experience. Aircraft flown: LearJet, LR45.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Aircraft disintegrate with that type of impact, so the mass of the aircraft would be dispersed. Also, one the aircraft that hit one of the towers seemed to have most of the explosion happen outside, not inside." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Marc Wilnauer
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Marc Wilnauer – Commercial pilot flying Airbus 320, 340. 1650+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Donald Berk
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Donald Berk, MA – FAA certified commercial pilot. FAA certified Flight Instructor. Veteran, U.S. Air Force. 1,500+ total hours flown.
  • Personal statement of support for Pilots for 9/11 Truth:
    "Nothing is more cynical and disdainful of human dignity, the Constitution and the memory of patriotic sacrifice than a false flag operation. The truth of 9/11 must be dug out and publicly displayed."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Perdrisat Michel, MA
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Capt. Perdrisat Michel, MA – Retired commercial airline pilot. Commercial aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas DC-9, DC-10, MD-11, MD-80 and Airbus A-320. 15,000+ total hours flown. 27 years of service. Former Swiss Air Force fighter pilot flying Dassault Mirage III fighter.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Richard Wilkinson
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Richard Wilkinson – Pilot. Plane Builder. AA Fire Control Chief
Aircraft flown: Boeing 707 down to Piper cub. Built or re-built more planes than I can remember. Two are in the Air and Space museum: Leo Loudenslager and Duane Cole and took care of Charlie Hillard's.
  • Personal statement of support for Pilots for 9/11 Truth:
    "I know what a plane and person can and can not do. I shot my TV Sept. 20, 2001. If need to hear lies I choose a cute girl."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

David T. Helms
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David T. Helms – FAA certified commercial pilot. FAA Certified Flight Instructor. Air Transport Training International (Lufthansa), Flight Safety International 5,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Andre-J. Holbecq
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Andre-J. Holbecq – Commercial airline pilot flying for Air France. Aircraft flown: Boeing 707, 747; Concorde (from 1987 to 1993); Dassault-Breguet Mystère 20; Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle; Gliders. 18,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Neil Evangelista
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Neil Evangelista – FAA certified commercial pilot. Total Flight Time: 600+ total hours flown. Veteran, U.S. Air Force.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Capt. Joe St.Clair
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Capt. Joe St.Clair – Commercial airline pilot flying for WestAir and SkyWest. FAA certified Flight and Ground Instructor. Former Army Aviation. Aircraft flown: British Aerospace BA-3100 Jetstream; Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante, EMB 120 Brasilia; Cessna Citation CE-500. 24,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Michael Joseph Kearns
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Michael Joseph Kearns – Commercial airline pilot. Commercial helicopter pilot. FAA Certified Flight and Ground Instructor. Aircraft flown: LearJet 23, 24; Hawker Siddeley HS-125; Rockwell Aero Commander AC-1121. 7,000+ total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

Capt. John Cusick
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Capt. John Cusick
– Commerical airline pilot for Capital and United Airline. Commercial aircraft flown: Boeing 727, 737,757, 767. McDonnell Douglas DC-8 and DC-10. 20,300 total hours flown. U.S. Army veteran.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

MILITARY PILOTS AND AVIATION PROFESSIONALS
(See also numerous military pilots among commercial pilots above)

 

 

Edgar Mitchell

Capt. Edgar Mitchell, DSc


Capt. Edgar Mitchell, U.S. Navy (ret), BS Industrial Management, BS Aeronautical Engineering, Doctor of Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT
– Pilot and Astronaut.  Sixth man to walk on the moon (Apollo 14 mission).  Patrol bomber and attack plane pilot, U.S. Navy.  Test Pilot, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 5 (VX-5).  Chief of Project Management Division, Navy Field Office for the Manned Orbiting Laboratory Project.  Graduated first in his class from the Aerospace Research Pilot School, and served as an instructor there.  Recipient of many awards and honors including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the USN Distinguished Medal and three NASA Group Achievement Awards. Inducted to the Space Hall of Fame in 1979 and the Astronaut Hall of Fame in 1998.  Recipient of honorary doctorates in engineering from New Mexico State University, the University of Akron, Carnegie Mellon University, and a ScD from Embry-Riddle University.  Founder of the
  • Endorser of and proposed Commissioner of a New Investigation into 9/11 as described in the 11/08: "Petition to Create a NYC Independent Commission with Subpoena Power to Conduct a Comprehensive and Fact-Driven Investigation of All Relevant Aspects of the Tragic Events of September 11, 2001 and Issue a Report.
    WHEREAS, many New York City voters believe that there remain many unanswered questions critical to establishing the truth about all relevant events leading up to, during and subsequent to the tragic attacks occurring on September 11, 2001 (“9/11”), and
    WHEREAS, no prior investigation by any New York City agency or any other governmental entity has resulted in the citizens being provided with those critical answers or information necessary to establish the truth about those tragic events, ...
    An independent, temporary New York City commission (the “Commission”) is hereby created to conduct a comprehensive, factdriven investigation into the events that took place on 9/11, as well as to thoroughly examine related events before and after the attacks, including any activities attempting to hide, cover up, impede or obstruct any investigation into these 9/11 events, following wherever the facts may lead. The Commission shall publish one or more reports of their findings."

  • Website:

 

 

Shelton Lankford

Lt. Col. Shelton F. Lankford


Lt. Col. Shelton F. Lankford, U.S. Marine Corps (ret)
– Retired U.S. Marine Corps fighter pilot with over 300 combat missions flown. Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross and 32 awards of the Air Medal. Aircraft flown: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Lockheed C-130H Hercules. 10,000+ total hours flown. 20-year Marine Corps career.
  • Article Twenty-five U.S. Military Officers Challenge Official Account of 9/11 1/14/08:
    “September 11, 2001 seems destined to be the  watershed event of our lives and the greatest test for our democracy in our lifetimes.  The evidence of government complicity in the lead-up to the events, the failure to respond during the event, and the  astounding lack of any meaningful investigation afterwards, as well as the ignoring of evidence turned up by others that renders the official explanation impossible, may signal the end of the American experiment.  It has been used to justify all manners of measures to legalize repression at home and as a pretext for behaving as an aggressive empire abroad.  Until we demand an independent, honest, and thorough investigation and accountability for those whose action and inaction led to those events and the cover-up, our republic and our Constitution remain in the gravest danger.”

  • Statement to this website 2/20/07:
    "This isn't about party, it isn't about Bush Bashing. It's about our country, our constitution, and our future. ...
    Your countrymen have been murdered and the more you delve into it the more it looks as though they were murdered by our government, who used it as an excuse to murder other people thousands of miles away.
    If you ridicule others who have sincere doubts and who know factual information that directly contradicts the official report and who want explanations from those who hold the keys to our government, and have motive, means, and opportunity to pull off a 9/11, but you are too lazy or fearful, or ... to check into the facts yourself, what does that make you? have developed reams of scientific data. published an exhaustive account of the case from the viewpoint of a trained investigator. provides a context for the unanswered or badly answered questions that should nag at anyone who pretends to love this country.
    Are you afraid that you will learn the truth and you can't handle it? ...
    Do a little research. Google is a wonderful tool.
    What does it all add up to? The Commission was, as was the Warren Commission before it, a dog and pony show ... "

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Robert Bowman

Lt. Col. Robert Bowman, PhD


Lt. Col. Robert Bowman, PhD, U.S. Air Force (ret) – Former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot with over 100 combat missions.  Former Head of the Department of Aeronautical Engineering and Assistant Dean at the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology.  (PhD in Aeronautics and Nuclear Engineering, Cal Tech).  Director of Advanced Space Programs Development under Presidents Ford and Carter.  22-year Air Force career.  Also taught Mathematics and English at the University of Southern California, the University of Maryland, and Phillips University.
  • Member: Association Statement:
    "Scholars and professionals with various kinds of expertise---including architects, engineers, firefighters, intelligence officers, lawyers, medical professionals, military officers, philosophers, religious leaders, physical scientists, and pilots---have spoken out about radical discrepancies between the official account of the 9/11 attacks and what they, as independent researchers, have learned.
    They have established beyond any reasonable doubt that the official account of 9/11 is false and that, therefore, the official “investigations” have really been cover-up operations.
    Thus far, however, there has been no response from political leaders in Washington or, for that matter, in other capitals around the world. Our organization, Political Leaders for 9/11 Truth, has been formed to help bring about such a response.
    We believe that the truth about 9/11 needs to be exposed now---not in 50 years as a footnote in the history books---so the policies that have been based on the Bush-Cheney administration’s interpretation of the 9/11 attacks can be changed.
    We are, therefore, calling for a new, independent investigation of 9/11 that takes account of evidence that has been documented by independent researchers but thus far ignored by governments and the mainstream media."

  • Video 9/11/04: "A lot of these pieces of information, taken together, prove that the official story, the official conspiracy theory of 9/11 is a bunch of hogwash.  It’s impossible. … There’s a second group of facts having to do with the cover up. … Taken together these things prove that high levels of our government don’t want us to know what happened and who’s responsible.…
    Who gained from 9/11?  Who covered up crucial information about 9/11?  And who put out the patently false stories about 9/11 in the first place?  When you take those three things together, I think the case is pretty clear that it’s highly placed individuals in the administration with all roads passing through Dick Cheney.
    I think the very kindest thing that we can say about George W. Bush and all the people in the U.S. Government that have been involved in this massive cover-up, the very kindest thing we can say is that they were aware of impending attacks and let them happen.  Now some people will say that’s much too kind, however even that is high treason and conspiracy to commit murder." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11:    
    "We want truthful answers to question. …  As Americans of conscience, we ask for four things:
    • An immediate investigation by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer
    • Immediate investigation in Congressional Hearings.
    • Media attention to scrutinize and investigate the evidence.
    • The formation of a truly independent citizens-based inquiry."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Website:

 

 

Guy Razer

Lt. Col. Guy S. Razer, MS


Lt. Col. Guy S. Razer, MS Aeronautical Science, U.S. Air Force (ret) – Retired U.S. Air Force command fighter pilot.  Former instructor; U.S. Air Force Fighter Weapons School and NATO’s Tactical Leadership Program.  As an Air Force weapons effects expert was responsible for wartime tasking of most appropriate aircraft/munition for target destruction to include steel and concrete superstructures.  Former aeronautical structures flight test engineer with McDonnell Douglas, working on advanced DC-9 autopilot systems and DC-10 flight envelope expansion stress and flutter analysis.  Tactical aircraft flown: General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark fighter/bomber, McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle, General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet, Boeing B-1 Bomber, MiG-29 (Russian fighter), and Su-22 (Russian fighter/bomber).  3,000+ fighter hours.  Combat time over Iraq.  20-year Air Force career.
  • Statement to this website 3/25/07: "After 4+ years of research since retirement in 2002, I am 100% convinced that the attacks of September 11, 2001 were planned, organized, and committed by treasonous perpetrators that have infiltrated the highest levels of our government.  It is now time to take our country back.
    The shows beyond any doubt that the demolitions were pre-planned.  There is simply no way to demolish a 47-story building (on fire) over a coffee break.  It is also impossible to report the building’s collapse before it happened, , unless it was pre-planned.  Further damning evidence is in which he states "they made that decision to pull [WTC 7] and we watched the building collapse." [Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.]
    We cannot let the pursuit of justice fail.  Those of us in the military took an oath to "support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic".  Just because we have retired does not make that oath invalid, so it is not just our responsibility, it is our duty to expose the real perpetrators of 9/11 and bring them to justice, no matter how hard it is, how long it takes, or how much we have to suffer to do it.
    We owe it to those who have gone before us who executed that same oath, and who are doing the same thing in Iraq and Afghanistan right now.  Those of us who joined the military and faithfully executed orders that were given us had to trust our leaders.  The violation and abuse of that trust is not only heinous, but ultimately the most accurate definition of treason!"

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice is a non-partisan organization consisting of independent researchers and activists engaged in uncovering the true nature of the September 11, 2001 attacks."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Website:

 

 

Charles Dills

Maj. Charles E. Dills, PhD


Maj. Charles E. Dills, PhD, U.S. Air Force Reserves (ret)
– World War II fighter pilot.  94 combat missions, 522nd Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Bomber Group, 12th Tactical Air Force, based in Italy.  Aircraft flown: Boeing Stearman PT-17 Kaydet, Vultee BT-13 Valiant, North American T-6 Texan, Curtis P-40 Warhawk, Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, North American A-36A Apache-Invader, North American P-51 Mustang, Cessna UC-78 Bobcat.  Flight instructor in P-40's.
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.  Co-author of (1978).
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    Regarding the World Trade Center building collapses, "Explosive destruction."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

  • Website:

 

 

Omar Pradhan

Capt. Omar Pradhan


Capt. Omar Pradhan, U.S. Air Force
– Former AWACS command pilot.  Former Flight Instructor, U.S. Air Force Academy.  Planes flown: Boeing E-3 Sentry AWACS (militarized Boeing 707-320B).  1,900+ hours flight time (350+ hours of combat air time over Afghanistan and Iraq).  9 years of distinguished Air Force service; Voluntarily Separated (Honorably) in July of 2007 to attend Law School.
  • Statement to this website 8/6/07:  "As a proud American, as a distinguished USAF E-3 AWACS Aircraft Commander (with 350+ hours of combat time logged over Afghanistan and Iraq), and as a former U.S. Air Force Academy Flight Instructor, I warmly endorse the professional inquiry and pursuit of comprehensive truth sought by the organization and the PatriotsQuestion911 website."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Peter Killian

Capt. Peter Ralph Killian


Capt. Peter Ralph Killian, U.S. Air Force (ret.) – Retired U.S. Air Force officer experienced in B-52 electronic warfare and computer communications. 20-year Air Force career.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Near free-fall speed collapse definitely does NOT support the publicized story of destruction by aircraft collision and fire alone. We need a thorough investigation by independent experts, using what evidence they can obtain, funded by untainted sources." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Jeff Dahlstrom

Jeff Dahlstrom


Jeff Dahlstrom
– Former U.S. Air Force pilot.  Aircraft flown: Lockheed C-141 Starlifter, Cessna T-37 Dragonfly "Tweet", Northrup T-38 Talon.
  • Statement to this website 9/25/07: "When 9/11 occurred I bought the entire government and mainstream media story line.  I was a lifelong conservative Republican that voted for Bush/Cheney, twice.  Curiosity about JFK’s death, after a late night TV re-run of Oliver Stone’s movie, got me started researching and digging for the truth about his assassins.
    My research lead me to a much more important and timely question: the mystery of what really did happen on 9/11.  Everything that seemed real, turned out to be false.  The US government and the news media, once again, were lying to the world about the real terrorists and the public murder of 2,972 innocents on 9/11.
    The “Patriot Act” was actually written prior to 9/11 with the intention of destroying the US Constitution and Bill of Rights.  It was passed by Congress, based upon the government's myth of 9/11, which was in reality a staged hoax.  9/11 was scripted and executed by rogue elements of the military, FAA, intelligence, and private contractors working for the US government.
    In addition to severely curtailing fundamental rights of Americans, the 9/11 crime was then used by this administration, the one I originally voted for and supported, to justify waging two preemptive wars (and most likely a third war), killing over 4,500 American soldiers, and killing over one million innocent Afghan and Iraqi people.
    It was all premeditated.
    Treason, a false flag military operation, and betrayal of the trust of the American people were committed on 9/11 by the highest levels of the US government and not one person responsible for the crimes, or the cover-up, has been held accountable for the last six years.
    After reading fifteen well researched books, studying eight or nine DVD documentaries, and devoting months of personal research and investigation, I have arrived at one ultimate conclusion: The American government and the US Constitution have been hijacked and subverted by a group of criminals that today are the real terrorists.  They are in control of the US government and they have all violated their oaths of office and committed treason against their own citizens.
    John F. Kennedy knew what was a similar truth in his day, and his life was snuffed out, prematurely.  Had JFK’s  assassins been brought to justice after that 1963 day in Dealey Plaza, some of the very same perpetrators that orchestrated the 9/11 crimes, almost 37 years later, would be in prison where they belong.  Don’t let them get away with it, again!"

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Phillip LaZier

Phillip Williams LaZier, MA


Phillip Williams LaZier, MA, MFC
– Retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, navigator, and bombardier.  Awarded Bronze Star for service in Viet Nam.  Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom.  Licensed Marriage, Family, and Child Therapist, State of California.  25-year therapist career.  Past President, Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  Past President, Sacramento Veterans Employment Committee. 
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "Science, common sense prevails.  Hundreds of facts counter the government's version of 911.  Hundreds of questions remain.
    An"inside job", i.e.,another Pearl Harbor, Tonkin Gulf, "Remember the Maine", etc, is clearly evident.
    I have a Bronze Star for working for a 3 star general in 1969 in Saigon while scheduling (called fragging) multiple air strikes into Cambodia while Nixon was saying we were not striking Cambodia."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Allen Roland

Allen L. Roland, PhD


Allen L. Roland, PhD
– Former Fighter Pilot, U.S. Navy, serving on the carrier USS Ranger. Currently practicing psychotherapist, author and lecturer who also shares a daily political and social commentary on his and website . Guest host of the monthly national radio show . Author of (2002), (1995), Conscious Love: The Ultimate Energy (1976).
  • Personal Statement:
    "When Pandora's Box is finally fully opened on the deceptions and abuses of power by the Cheney/Bush administration the 9/11 cover-up will stand alone as the most treasonous act in American history."

  • Signatory: War Is Illegal Petition 12/07, which states:
    "Against a background of escalating ecological crises, and the fact that large parts of the world´s population are being exposed to extreme poverty, inhuman working conditions and increasing social tensions, the annual global military expenditure has risen to more than 1,000 billion dollars.
    The military-industrial complex of just a few G8 countries is responsible for the overwhelming part of this spending, causing incalculable social and ecological consequences.
    Unequal distribution of global resources, increasingly controlled by large multinational companies, global debt policy and unfair international trading practices ultimately could not be maintained without military security. In many countries the military is used to repress critical opposition.
    The terror attacks of September 11, 2001 are increasingly used to justify systematic surveillance and the dismantling of constitutional rights.  [Bold added for emphasis by Editor of this website.]  Even European countries have helped to establish Guantanomo-like secret prisons, where torture in all probability takes place.
    Iraq was attacked based on falsified evidence causing the death of hundreds of thousands of people, widespread destruction, destabilization and contamination with cancer-causing depleted uranium munitions.
    Now plans to attack Iran and the possibility of a new World War have been made public, meeting resistance even from moderate elements within the military due to the unforeseeable consequences.
    Faced with the choice between a war, that according to some western leaders, will last for many years or a possible peaceful transformation we support the following demands: ...
    International investigation of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.  They are used as the central justification for the "War on Terror", but well documented evidence shows that the official explanation of 9/11 cannot be correct.  International personalities in science, politics, and culture, including high-ranking military veterans, have called for a new investigation." [Bold added for emphasis by Editor of this website.]  The full text of the petition is available at

  • Website:

 

 

Jochen Scholz

Lt. Col. Jochen Scholz


Lt. Col. Jochen Scholz, German Air Force (ret)
(Oberstleutnant der Bundesluftwaffe) – Retired German Air Force and NATO officer.  Represented Germany in various NATO committees and multi-national organizations.  38-year Air Force career, of which 12 years were in NATO service, and the final 6 years were with the German Federal Ministry of Defense.
  • Video documentary Unter Falscher Flagge (Under False Flag) 12/07:
    Regarding 9/11: "Ultimate responsibility for the so-called "air policing" and for alarming the interceptor pilots, in NATO terminology an "Alpha Scramble" when the planes go up, lies with the North American Air Defense Command NORAD.  It is the largest air defense center in the world watching for external as well as internal threats.  It has every single mouse on its radar screen. 
    Among the NATO nations, it is the general rule that within 10 to 15 minutes of the sounding of an alarm, planes have to be in the air.  It was exactly this which did not occur for over two hours.  Not one single interceptor plane made the attempt to force the [hijacked] planes down or even to investigate or anything else.  A story is told that prior to September 11th, 2001, in the same year more than 60 similar operations [air intercepts] were executed without a hitch. 
    And the smokescreens which have been put up by the official inquiry committee of the Congress that on this day an unbelievable number of exercises by the Air Force had taken place and so everyone had been confused and not able to tell the difference between real life and exercise.  That is simply incomprehensible for someone with a background in air defense.  Because exercises, with regard to air traffic control and air defense, are always separated from real life in air traffic."
    English subtitled version:
    Original in German:

 

 

Harry Samit

Harry Samit
(testifying at the Moussaoui trial Source: Agence France-Presse)


Harry Samit
– Former U.S. Navy pilot and Naval Intelligence Officer. Special Agent, FBI, assigned to the FBI Field Office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is most noted for arresting Zacarias Moussaoui on August 16, 2001.
  • Associated Press Article FBI Agent Slams Bosses at Moussaoui Trial 3/20/06:
    The FBI agent [Harry Samit] who arrested Zacarias Moussaoui in August 2001 testified Monday he spent almost four weeks trying to warn U.S. officials about the radical Islamic student pilot but "criminal negligence" by superiors in Washington thwarted a chance to stop the 9/11 attacks. ...
    But Samit told MacMahon he couldn't persuade FBI headquarters or the Justice Department to take his fears seriously. No one from Washington called Samit to say this intelligence altered the picture the agent had been painting since Aug. 18 in a running battle with Maltbie and Maltbie's boss, David Frasca, chief of the radical fundamentalist unit at headquarters. ...
    Under questioning from MacMahon, Samit acknowledged that he had told the Justice Department inspector general that "obstructionism, criminal negligence and careerism" on the part of FBI headquarters officials had prevented him from getting a warrant that would have revealed more about Moussaoui's associates. He said that opposition blocked "a serious opportunity to stop the 9/11 attacks." Article archived at

  • Washington Post Article FBI Was Warned About Moussaoui: 3/21/06:
    "An FBI agent [Harry Samit] who interrogated Zacarias Moussaoui before Sept. 11, 2001, warned his supervisors more than 70 times that Moussaoui was a terrorist and spelled out his suspicions that the al-Qaeda operative was plotting to hijack an airplane, according to federal court testimony yesterday. [Editor's note: All 70 efforts occurred in the 4 weeks before 9/11.]
    Agent Harry Samit told jurors at Moussaoui's death penalty trial that his efforts to secure a warrant to search Moussaoui's belongings were frustrated at every turn by FBI officials he accused of "criminal negligence." Article archived at

  • Editor's note: The 9/11 Commission Report does mention differences of opinion within the FBI about obtaining a warrant to investigate the possessions of Zacarias Moussaoui and a few of Agent Samit's efforts to obtain the warrant are mentioned. However, there is no mention that Agent Samit made 70 frantic efforts in the 4 weeks prior to 9/11 to obtain that warrant. Agent Samit is not mentioned by name in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks," however, he is referred to as Harry S. in 3 footnotes. The Commission Report also contains no mention of Agent Samit's allegations of "obstructionism, criminal negligence and careerism" on the part of FBI headquarters officials.  See also and .

 

 

Daniel Davis

Capt. Daniel Davis


Capt. Daniel Davis, U.S. Army
– Former U.S. Army Air Defense Officer and NORAD Tac Director.  Turbine engineering specialist.  Founder and former CEO of Turbine Technology Services Corp., a turbine (jet engine) services and maintenance company (15 years).  Former Senior Manager at General Electric Turbine (jet) Engine Division (15 years).  Decorated with the Bronze Star and the Soldiers Medal for bravery under fire and the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in Viet Nam.  Also served in the Army Air Defense Command as Nike Missile Battery Control Officer for the Chicago-Milwaukee Defense Area.  Private pilot.
  • Statement to this website 3/23/07: "As a former General Electric Turbine engineering specialist and manager and then CEO of a turbine engineering company, I can guarantee that none of the high tech, high temperature alloy engines on any of the four planes that crashed on 9/11 would be completely destroyed, burned, shattered or melted in any crash or fire.  Wrecked, yes, but not destroyed.  Where are all of those engines, particularly at the Pentagon?  If jet powered aircraft crashed on 9/11, those engines, plus wings and tail assembly, would be there.
    Additionally, in my experience as an officer in NORAD as a Tactical Director for the Chicago-Milwaukee Air Defense and as a current private pilot, there is no way that an aircraft on instrument flight plans (all commercial flights are IFR) would not be intercepted when they deviate from their flight plan, turn off their transponders, or stop communication with Air Traffic Control.  No way!  With very bad luck, perhaps one could slip by, but no there's no way all four of them could!
    Finally, going over the hill and highway and crashing into the Pentagon right at the wall/ground interface is nearly impossible for even a small slow single engine airplane and no way for a 757. Maybe the best pilot in the world could accomplish that but not these unskilled "terrorists".
    Attempts to obscure facts by calling them a "Conspiracy Theory" does not change the truth.  It seems, "Something is rotten in the State."

  • Editor's note: For more information on the impact at the Pentagon, see , , , , , , , , , , and .

  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "The government conspiracy theory does not hold up to scrutiny. As a professional with over 30 years experience working with gas turbines (jet engines) and fuels - kerosene (jet fuel) does not burn in any open flame hot enough to effect steel - well under 1000 deg F. Also bogus are the explanations regarding why no planes were intercepted. SOP [Standard Operating Procedure] is they are always, always intercepted if they stray off course and/or turn off the transponder like these flights all did. No command decision needed. Has our government ever been untruthful to us?" 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Alfons Olszewski

Alfons Olszewski


Alfons Olszewski
– Former U.S. Army Aircraft Maintenance Crew Chief qualified on Bell AH-1 Cobra and UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" Helicopters, and Hughes OH-6A Cayuse (LOCH) Helicopter.  Vietnam Veteran.  Co-founder, .
  • Essay 8/7/06: "I began the investigation of 9/11 on 9/12/2001, because some of the planes were known Air Emergencies for nearly an hour.  I began by going to the FAA, looked up the Chapter on Air Emergencies in the FAA Manual, and based on what was said there, I concluded that NORAD, and or the FAA had not followed the protocols. ...
    The Andrews AFB Mission Statement was listed as "The Highest State of Combat Readiness" in the Air National Guard. I book marked the page, and less than a week later the Andrews AFB site was changed, the Mission Statement page was no longer available for viewing. "They" had blocked access to it. A short time later the FAA manual changed as well, and access to the page on Air Emergences was blocked, and still is to this day.  These 2 events made me very suspicious, and with further investigation my suspicions have not only not abated, they have increased to a point where I am no longer suspicious, I am convinced that 9/11 was an inside/outside job. ...
    On April 11, 2006 The Veterans for 911 Truth was created by people who met by chance at The Scholars for 911 Truth Forum. They are good people with something in common, they are people who are patriots, who are champions of truth and justice, who understand that what happened on 911, and what has ensued since, is a Coup d'Etat." 

  • Co-founder:   Association statement:
    "Our mission, simply put, is to save the United States of America and to defend it from all enemies, foreign and domestic. To that end, we seek to restore true values, integrity, honesty, and leadership in government at the local, state and national level. We are opposed to tyranny and corruption. We seek to move this Nation from a state of perpetual warfare to a state of prolonged peace and prosperity.
    In pursuit of our mission we have initially chosen to present evidence exposing the deception and lies that many in the military/intelligence/industrial/media establishment have been telling Americans and the world since September 11, 2001 concerning the events of that tragic day. Our mission includes seeking, discovering, and presenting evidence revealing the truth about the events of 9/11." 

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Mike McCormack

Major Mike McCormack


Major Mike McCormack, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Patrol
– Pilot and Medic; specialist in collapsed infrastructure rescue and hazmat.  Arrived at Ground Zero about three hours after both towers had collapsed.  He worked throughout the first six days of the rescue effort, until it changed from search and recovery to recovery only.  While engaged in this work, he found the World Trade Center towers' flag, which was later displayed at the Olympics.  Major McCormick now suffers from respiratory illness and gastro-esophageal reflux disease.  He was awarded a Congressional Certificate, a thank you letter from the President, and a commendation from Governor Pataki.  He was denied coverage by the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund because it asserted that he had not proved that he was there.  Major McCormack is one of the 9/11 responders featured in .
  • Endorser of a New Investigation into 9/11 as described in the 11/08:"Petition to Create a NYC Independent Commission with Subpoena Power to Conduct a Comprehensive and Fact-Driven Investigation of All Relevant Aspects of the Tragic Events of September 11, 2001 and Issue a Report.
    WHEREAS, many New York City voters believe that there remain many unanswered questions critical to establishing the truth about all relevant events leading up to, during and subsequent to the tragic attacks occurring on September 11, 2001 (“9/11”), and
    WHEREAS, no prior investigation by any New York City agency or any other governmental entity has resulted in the citizens being provided with those critical answers or information necessary to establish the truth about those tragic events, ...
    An independent, temporary New York City commission (the “Commission”) is hereby created to conduct a comprehensive, factdriven investigation into the events that took place on 9/11, as well as to thoroughly examine related events before and after the attacks, including any activities attempting to hide, cover up, impede or obstruct any investigation into these 9/11 events, following wherever the facts may lead. The Commission shall publish one or more reports of their findings."

 

 

Chris Jaramillo

Chris Jaramillo


Chris Jaramillo
– Former Flight Ops and Squadron Safety Petty Officer, Fleet Logistics Support Squadron VR-56, NAS Norfolk, U.S. Naval Reserves 1977 - 2006.  Over 2,000 flight hours as Aircrewman, Load Master/Transportation Safety Specialist, Supporting Joint Operational Support Airlift Center (JOSAC), Squadron Safety Petty Officer, and Flight Operations Petty Officer. 
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    On 9/11: "Tasked with the Navy's NAVSEA Shipyard Wide Area Network (WAN) monitoring while the 9-11 attacks was underway and implemented the military threat protocols immediately after second airliner hit tower two of the World Trade Center. ...
    I identify with the documentary testimony of Scott Forbes, Senior Database Administrator Fiduciary Trust - 2001, relating with my own military and systems analyst experience.  The issues of building security and conflicting interests of building owners and investment firms are highly suspect, the need of an independent investigation is paramount.  Not to mention on the day of the attack, all those in my command center expressed, accountability and execution of these attacks could not occur without the help of an inside intelligence resource."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Hal Sisson

Hal Sisson


Hal Sisson (1921 - 2009) – Veteran, Royal Canadian Air Force, World War II; armourer in #135 Hurricane Fighter Squadron in Alaska and #442 Sunderland Flying boat Squadron in Ireland and Wales. Retired lawyer (Q.C.), activist, acclaimed author, and former stand-up comic. Co-author (2007), (1994) . Author of (1999), (2002), (2002), (2003), and many others.
  • Video of presentation 9/11 for Whose Benefit? 11/6/2007:
    "The U.S. government conspiracy theory is, by far, the least probable of any explanation of how or why the Trade Towers collapsed." Part 1 of 5:

  • Signatory: Lawyers for 9/11 Truth petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11:
    "Lawyers are trained to value the Constitution and the rule of law.
    We are trained to examine evidence and to spot cover-ups or inconsistencies in the evidence and bias in witnesses or decision-makers.
    Attorneys are also experts in weighing conflicting evidence.
    For all of the above reasons, many lawyers have concluded that the 9/11 Commission and other government examinations were wholly inadequate, and did not follow proper rules of evidence or procedure.
    We are demanding an end to the 9/11 cover-up, and a full investigation by unbiased people with subpoena power ... and the courage to demand that the Constitution and rule of law are followed, and all guilty persons held accountable for their actions.
    The following legal scholars, judges and attorneys demand an end to the 9/11 cover-up, a new, full and unbiased investigation, and punishment of all guilty parties."

  • Bio:

 

 

Robert Marshall

MSgt Robert C. Marshall


MSgt Robert C. Marshall, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– Retired U.S. Air Force Combat Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I started my career as an Aerial Reconnaissance Photographer / Photo Lab Technician and some image interpreting experience. I later became a U.S. Air Force Combat Photographer / Photojournalist. During this time I did assignments throughout the Nellis/Tonopah Range sites which included the real Area 51 and it assets throughout the United States. Numerous R&D projects and assignments involving controlled demolitions, bomb tests, before and after documentations of explosives-delivery devices on structures; aircraft crashed, both real-world, and controlled; static, controlled building demolitions tests, etc, etc, etc. I then retired after the Gulf War in 1991.
    From my experience, I know without a doubt that aircraft impacts could only have done critical, but survivable damage to the towers -- they were built specifically to survive such an impact. The fuel was expended during the initial 15-to-30 minutes after the crashes--you can tell from the bellowing smoke -- the flames were not hot enough to melt the superstructure (another design necessity). These buildings were "Pulled" using controlled, sequential, compound detonations."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Patrick Peace

Patrick Peace, BA


Patrick Peace, BA – Retired Air Traffic Controller. U.S. Air Force veteran.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition: 
    "I don't believe 2 aircraft could cause the complete and perfect collapse of 3 buildings that size. The government narrative doesn't ring true?." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

Fredrick Harvey

Fredrick W. Harvey


Fredrick W. Harvey
– Pilot.  Awarded Silver Star, Bronze Star, and three Purple Hearts for service in Viet Nam.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Traci Parris

Traci Parris


Traci Parris
– Former U.S. Air Force jet engine mechanic. 11-year Air Force career.  Former aircraft mechanic.  Former aircraft assembly supervisor.  Currently working in Product Support Engineering for F-16 Fighting Falcon.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition: "To accept the fact that 911 was an inside job turns one's life-long beliefs upside down and causes a person to question so many aspects of our own government. One comes to a point of realization that it is not Republican Vs Democrats, but good versus evil (with many evil and a very few good on each side)." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

  • Signatory of Petition of Solidarity to the Attorney General of New York for a new independent grand jury investigation of 9/11 11/19/04: "We the undersigned:  a) think that there is ample evidence and probable cause to believe that many grave and still unresolved crimes were committed by US officials prior to, during and after the events of 9/11;  b) observe that most of these apparent crimes, including but not limited to abetment of mass murder, criminal negligence, insider trading, and obstruction of justice fall well within the jurisdiction of New York's top law enforcement officials ..."

 

 

Jim Lundberg

Jim Lundberg


Jim Lundberg
– Former U.S. Air Force Special Forces pararescue.
  • Personal statement:
    "I am a programmer and ex Air Force special forces rescue.  I was in Poughkeepsie, NY, on 9/11/01 and went down to the site the next Saturday to look around and it had too much dust -- a strong smell of sulfur kind of like the explosives we use to train with." 

  • Statement in support of Firefighters for 9/11 Truth petition:
    "I went there on Sat and saw the dust and smelled the sulfur."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 300 Firefighters for 9-11 Truth and affiliates:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Firefighters for 9-11 Truth and affiliates are deeply troubled with the “official” story concerning 9/11 and the way the rescue workers from Ground Zero are being “forgotten.”
    We believe there is overwhelming evidence of obstruction of justice, and destruction of evidence voiced even by numerous 9/11 Commissioners themselves. Senator Cleland resigned from the Commission stating, “This investigation is now compromised.”
    NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 921, which is the National Standard for Fire and Explosion Investigations, very clearly indicates in numerous sections that the possibility of explosives should have been thoroughly investigated. ... Specifically, the use of "exotic accelerants" should have been investigated. In NFPA 921 19.2.4 -“Exotic Accelerants,” three indicators were clearly met that should have led to a thorough investigation into the possible use of “exotic accelerants,” specifically as stated in the guideline, “Thermite mixtures.”
    So, why was the possibility of explosives, controlled demolition, or the use of "exotic accelerants" not thoroughly investigated, or even mentioned in the 9-11 Commission Report?
    We, the undersigned, demand the following:
    1) A truly independent investigation with Subpoena and Contempt Powers to uncover the complete truth of the events related to 9/11/2001 – specifically the collapse of WTC Tower 7 and the possibility of explosive demolition. ..."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Hosni Mubarak

Gen. Hosni Mubarak


Gen. Hosni Mubarak
– President of Egypt, 1981 - present.  Former Vice President, 1975 - 1981.  Former Commander of the Egyptian Air Force and Deputy Minister of War. Former military pilot.
  • CNN Interview 9/15/01: Regarding 9/11 "... those who did that [piloted a 757 into the Pentagon] should have flown in the area a long time, for example. The Pentagon is not very high, a pilot could come straight to the Pentagon like this to hit, he should have flown a lot in this area to know the obstacles which could meet him when he is flying very low with a big commercial plane to hit the Pentagon in a special place.
    Somebody has studied this very well, someone has flown in this area very much.
    Q: Are you suggesting it was an inside operation, I may ask, who do you think is behind this?
    Mubarak: Frankly speaking I don't want to jump to conclusions. ... let us wait and see what is the result of the investigations, because something like this done in the United States is not an easy thing ... I am speaking as a former pilot, I know that very well, I flew very heavy planes, I flew fighters, I know that very well, this is not an easy thing, so I think we should not jump to conclusions from now."

  • BBC Interview 9/19/01 - "When asked about the expected repercussions of an assault on Afghanistan and the killing of Osama bin Laden, Mubarak said he didn't believe bin Laden alone was responsible for the attacks on the US. "American experts also believe the operation is beyond bin Laden."

  • Article 10/25/01: "I find it hard to believe that people who were learning to fly in Florida could, within a year and a half, fly large commercial airlines and hit with accuracy the towers of the World Trade Center which would appear, to the pilot from the air, the size of a pencil. Only a professional pilot could carry out this mission, not someone who learned to fly for 18 months in Florida."
  • Bio:

 

 

 

 

Col. Michael Harley
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Col. Michael Harley, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– Retired Chief of Standardization of a Strategic Air Command Wing equipped with Boeing B-52 bombers, Boeing RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft and Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers.  Command pilot and U.S. Air Force accident investigator.  6,000+ total hours flown.  Aircraft flown: Boeing B-52 Stratofortress bomber, Lockheed C130A, B, E,& prototype H Hercules, K-135 Stratotanker, DeHavilland U6 Beaver, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (aka T-Bird), Cessna T-37 Dragonfly "Tweet", Northrup T-38 Talon, North American T-39 Sabreliner, Bell UH-1 Iroquois "Huey" Helicopter.  26 years commissioned officer and 34 total years of U.S. Air Force service.  Former Instructor, Accident Investigation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Management analyst and IG.  Simulator instructor.  Instructor Pilot and Standardization Evaluation Pilot.  Civilian aircraft flown: Cessna 177, Beechcraft Twin Bonanza, Piper Cherokee-6.  Newspaper columnist and freelance writer.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Col. Thomas W. Mcguire, Jr.
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Col. Thomas W. Mcguire, Jr., U.S. Air Force (ret) – Retired U.S. Air Force Command Fighter Pilot. Flew 100 missions over North Vietnam in McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantoms, leading 31 missions over Hanoi area known as Route Pack Six. Aircraft flown: Lockheed F-80 (P-80) Shooting Star, Republic F-84G & F Thunderjet, F-105 Thunderchief; North American F-100 Super Sabre, T-39 Sabreliner; McDonnell F-101 Voodoo; McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom. 4,000+ total hours flown. 27 years U.S. Air Force service.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Lt. Col. David Gapp
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Lt. Col. David Gapp, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– Retired Pilot and Qualified Aircraft Accident Investigator.  Served as President, Aircraft Accident Board. Military aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom, Cessna T-37 Dragonfly "Tweet", Northrup T-38 Talon.  3,000+ total hours flown.  31 years of U.S. Air Force service.  One year as commercial pilot for Continental Airlines. Commercial aircraft flown: ATR-42.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Commander Larry J. Tortorich
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Commander Larry J. Tortorich, U.S. Navy (ret) – Former Deputy Program Manager for Logistics – Tomahawk Cruise Missiles.  24-year Navy career in the fields of aviation and counterterrorism.  Two years as a federal employee with DHS/TSA in the fields of security and counterterrorism.
  • Signatory of a Letter to Congress regarding the 9/11 Commission Report 9/13/04, signed by 25 military, intelligence, and law enforcement veterans:
    "[W]e the undersigned wish to bring to the attention of the Congress and the people of the United States what we believe are serious shortcomings in the report and its recommendations. …
    Omission is one of the major flaws in the Commission’s report. We are aware of significant issues and cases that were duly reported to the commission by those of us with direct knowledge, but somehow escaped attention. …
    The omission of such serious and applicable issues and information by itself renders the report flawed, and casts doubt on the validity of many of its recommendations. ...
    The Commission, with its incomplete report of "facts and circumstances", intentional avoidance of assigning accountability, and disregard for the knowledge, expertise and experience of those who actually do the job, has now set about pressuring our Congress and our nation to hastily implement all its recommendations. ...
    We the undersigned, who have worked within various government agencies (FBI, CIA, FAA, DIA, Customs) responsible for national security and public safety, call upon you in Congress to include the voices of those with first-hand knowledge and expertise in the important issues at hand. We stand ready to do our part."

 

 

Lt. Col. Stephen L. Butler, EdD
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Lt. Col. Stephen L. Butler, EdD, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– Former Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the Defense Language Institute.  Served as a Boeing B-52 bomber Radar Navigator in the Gulf War.  24-year Air Force career.
  • Article 6/4/02: "Of course Bush knew about the impending attacks on America. He did nothing to warn the American people because he needed this war on terrorism." 

 

 

 

 

Maj. Henry Rozumski,
BS Aerospace Eng, MS Systems Management
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Maj. Henry Rozumski, U.S. Air Force (ret), BS Aerospace Eng, MS Systems Management – Aerospace Engineer and Analyst.  Assignments included; ICBM Launch Control Office and member Command Inspector General team.  25-year U.S. Air Force career.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:  "After performing some in-depth research on this subject, I have come to the conclusion that no commercial airplanes impacted the two WTC Towers.  No commercial plane impacted the Pentagon.  No commercial aircraft buried itself in Pennsylvania terra firma.  The utter public silence from observing the many clips of high energy materials being ejected from the other side of WTC #2, from most probably a projectile with DU-hardening nose characteristics is deafening.  Further, the two WTC Towers were explosive demolitions, without any doubts.  WTC #7 crumbled under a classic demolition. 
    Lastly, a 0.1 inch aluminum skinned airframe traveling at its max. velocity for its flight regime and angle of attack, would NOT slice through high tensile steel like butter with this steel having a thickness between 0.25 and 0.75 inch and a length of about 13 inches.  Calculations from other sources reveal that the airframe would lose its forward momentum when impacting steel of only 0.8 inches.  If these projectiles were commercial aircraft, we should have seen the entire impact explosion of the airframe only at the impact wall with discernable debris landing at the base of each Tower." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Lt. Cdr. Bernard J. Smith
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Lt. Cdr. Bernard J. Smith, U.S. Nay (ret)
– Retired carrier Naval Aviator and former aircraft accident investigator.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "From my several years experience as an aircraft accident investigator for the U.S.Navy, I am appalled at the basic principles of investigation being ignored; ie, premature destruction of evidence, reliable eye witness accounts ignored, etc. To allow the official version to be the final word in this planned event, as is evident from the AE9/11 investigation, would be a major disservice to the victims and the nation."

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Major Reginald Shinn
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Major Reginald Shinn, U.S. Air Force (ret) – Retired officer. Served as Bombardier - Navigator in Boeing B-25's, 41st Bombardment Group, Seventh Air Force, World War II. Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.
  • Narrator Let Me Know When You See Fire video 3/4/10:
    The 10-minute documentary plays the final 8 minutes of radio communication of firefighters in the World Trade Center 2 building (South Tower) prior to its demolition.
    Major Shinn's concluding narration: "The South Tower collapsed suddenly at 9:59 am. By the evidence of these emergency communications, it is apparent that the supposed jet fuel office fires said to have destroyed the 110 stories of structural steel was somehow insufficient to avert these rescue operations.
    Something doesn't add up. Either there were emergency teams operating in the building or there was a tremendous inferno of sustained temperature as required to obliterate the strength of steel.
    The two possibilities are mutually exclusive. If you can understand the significance of this elementary evidence, it is now your responsibility to get involved.
    Become active in the pursuit of justice.
    Join our expanding world wide movement to call for a new investigation.

 

 

 

 

Maj. George M. Kesselring
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Maj. George M. Kesselring, U.S. Air Force (ret)
– Retired Pilot. 323rd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Aircraft flown: Boeing B17G bomber. World War II veteran. 22 year Air Force career.
  • Signatory: War Is Illegal Petition 12/07, which states:
    "Against a background of escalating ecological crises, and the fact that large parts of the world´s population are being exposed to extreme poverty, inhuman working conditions and increasing social tensions, the annual global military expenditure has risen to more than 1,000 billion dollars.
    The military-industrial complex of just a few G8 countries is responsible for the overwhelming part of this spending, causing incalculable social and ecological consequences.
    Unequal distribution of global resources, increasingly controlled by large multinational companies, global debt policy and unfair international trading practices ultimately could not be maintained without military security. In many countries the military is used to repress critical opposition.
    The terror attacks of September 11, 2001 are increasingly used to justify systematic surveillance and the dismantling of constitutional rights.  [Bold added for emphasis by Editor of this website.]  Even European countries have helped to establish Guantanomo-like secret prisons, where torture in all probability takes place.
    Iraq was attacked based on falsified evidence causing the death of hundreds of thousands of people, widespread destruction, destabilization and contamination with cancer-causing depleted uranium munitions.
    Now plans to attack Iran and the possibility of a new World War have been made public, meeting resistance even from moderate elements within the military due to the unforeseeable consequences.
    Faced with the choice between a war, that according to some western leaders, will last for many years or a possible peaceful transformation we support the following demands: ...
    International investigation of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.  They are used as the central justification for the "War on Terror", but well documented evidence shows that the official explanation of 9/11 cannot be correct.  International personalities in science, politics, and culture, including high-ranking military veterans, have called for a new investigation." [Bold added for emphasis by Editor of this website.]  The full text of the petition is available at

 

 

 

 

Capt. Pete Witt
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Capt. Pete Witt, U.S. Marine Corps (ret)
– Retired Marine Corps jet aviator.
  • Statement in support of petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "911 - a staged pre-planned farce; a cover up instead of an investigation. I am ashamed of my Congress."  

  • Signatory: petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "There are many Americans who feel that there are too many unanswered questions regarding the events of 911. We request that the investigation be reopened.
    We feel that the 911 Commission did not go far enough, nor ask the tough questions necessary to get to the truth. We are requesting the investigation be reopened and that the mission this time be to find the truth, the whole truth, with no stone left unturned. ... "

  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:  "A perfect and well planned, controlled demolition. . . Those core columns were massive and would not have melted had jet fuel burned around them for days." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

Didier "Jay" Weenen
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Didier "Jay" Weenen
– Retired Belgian Air Force pilot.  Aircraft flown: General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16A Fighting Falcon, Dassault-Breguet-Dornier Alpha Jet fighter/bomber, Lockheed C-130H Hercules, Cessna 172, 182, SIAI-Marchetti SF-260M, Potez Fouga CM-170 Magister, LearJet L45 Bombardier, various gliders.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Ken Chevis
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Ken Chevis – Former pilot, Royal Canadian Air Force 1950 - 1954. Military aircraft flown: North American P-51D Mustang fighter; Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck; Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (aka T-Bird); North American Harvard (AT-6). 413 total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

James Spradling
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James Spradling – Former pilot, U.S. Air Force 28 years service. Aircraft flown: McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom (backseat); Pipers, Cessnas, Grummans. 550 total hours flown.
  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

Rob Miller
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Rob Miller – Former pilot, U.S. Marine Corps. FAA certified Flight Instructor. Aircraft flown: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk; Lockheed C-130 Hercules; Beachcraft 300, 1900; Cessna many types. 10,000+ total hours flown.
  • Personal statement of support for Pilots for 9/11 Truth:
    "How did a bunch of beginning student pilots manage to fly a rather new sophisticated aircraft from the point of Hi-jack to a pre-determined point with as little training as it is reported that they had??? From my experience beginning students are not even capable of finding the airport they just took off from (usually 10-15 nm from the training area) not to mention flying several hundred of miles to a predetermined point."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Shawn J. Jensen, BS ME,
MS Eng. Mgmt.
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Shawn J. Jensen, BS ME, MS Eng. Mgmt.
– Former U.S. Air Force Engineering Officer.  Masters degree graduate of U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology. 10-year U.S. Air Force career.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:  "Evidence as presented by ae911truth.org is compelling; the official story is highly improbable; criminal activities must be investigated and those responsible brought to justice." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Erin Myers
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Erin Myers
– Former U.S. Army Aviation Mechanic, working on Sikorsky EH-60 and UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters, Hughes / McDonnell Douglas AH-64 Apache Helicopter, and Bell OH-58 Kiowa Helicopter.  FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic.  Experimental Aircraft Builder, including: 1990 KitFox, Lanceair, Glassair, variety of Micro and Ultra lights.  Private Pilot.  Aircraft flown: Cessna, Piper, Champion Citabria, Weaver Aircraft (WACO) biplane, Pitts biplane, Robinson R-22 Helicopter, Bell 206 JetRanger Helicopter.  600 hours flight time.
  • Statement to this website 7/23/07:  "I cannot accept the official 9/11 Commission Report and the popular narrative derived from its conclusions.  The lies, omissions, and distortions of the Official Account, combined with a generally trusting and frequently gullible populous, has created a dangerous cleaving of our society into two mutually exclusive world views regarding the events of 9/11.
    No matter who, what, and how exactly the final story of 9/11 is going to be told, as truth will always out, one chapter which can never be excluded is the five plus years of continued obfuscation and corruption of our government, which has abandoned the basic principles of jurisprudence, the rule of law, and recognition of the dignity of all human beings.  This is truly our government's blackest days, and We the People's most shameful affair to date for allowing it to continue.
    We have a most serious mess to clean up, as We The People can not shirk our inescapable responsibility for our government and its actions.
    We can only recover our direction and moral compass by dismissing the 9/11 Commission Report and starting again, largely from scratch, to investigate the events of 9/11."

  • Signatory of Petition of Solidarity to the Attorney General of New York for a new independent grand jury investigation of 9/11 11/19/04: "We the undersigned:  a) think that there is ample evidence and probable cause to believe that many grave and still unresolved crimes were committed by US officials prior to, during and after the events of 9/11;  b) observe that most of these apparent crimes, including but not limited to abetment of mass murder, criminal negligence, insider trading, and obstruction of justice fall well within the jurisdiction of New York's top law enforcement officials ..."

  • Member:   Association Statement: "Pilots for 9/11 Truth is an organization of aviation professionals and pilots throughout the globe that have gathered together for one purpose. We are committed to seeking the truth surrounding the events of the 11th of September 2001. Our main focus concentrates on the four flights, maneuvers performed and the reported pilots. We do not offer theory or point blame. However, we are focused on determining the truth of that fateful day since the United States Government doesn't seem to be very forthcoming with answers."

 

 

 

 

Talanoa Ramsey
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Talanoa Ramsey
– Former U.S. Air Force air traffic controller. 6 years of service.
  • Statement in support of petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "I am a prior military service Air Traffic Controller and am familiar with the standard procedure for handling hijack situations. The flights would have been scrambled if all parties followed standard procedures. The break down in our country's defense is unacceptable and the reason should be clearly uncovered and handled. I would like to join the petitioners in requesting a second non-biased, thorough investigation be conducted on the events of 9/11."

  • Signatory: petition to U.S. Congress calling for a new investigation of 9/11:
    "There are many Americans who feel that there are too many unanswered questions regarding the events of 911. We request that the investigation be reopened.
    We feel that the 911 Commission did not go far enough, nor ask the tough questions necessary to get to the truth. We are requesting the investigation be reopened and that the mission this time be to find the truth, the whole truth, with no stone left unturned. ... "

 

 

 

 

Alan Stang
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Alan Stang
– Former Electronic Warfare Technician, U.S. Air Force. Former anti-satellite missile technician, Boeing. Former avionics technician on civilian aircraft. Currently Field Service Engineer.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I first knew that our government was lying to us about the events on 9/11, when they made the ridiculous claim the passengers made cell phone calls from 20,000 feet. Being very familiar with electronics and RF energy, I knew that cell phone calls could never be made from such a location. Having been an avionics technician for so many years, I also knew that most continental bound aircraft don’t have the seatback phone option installed, and even the ones that do have many difficulties with their operation. After listening to the alleged conversations between these victims and their families, it was quite clear that deep deception was taking place.
    I have a very high mechanical aptitude, and an in-depth understanding of metals, so the official story never added up in my mind. I always knew that there was more to the story, so the question for me then became, "Why is the government covering up the truth?" The most logical conclusion is that they were involved in the event. Terrorists could not have ordered our military fighters to stand down. Only the government can do that. Terrorists did not escort the many members of the Bin Laden family out of this country shortly after the event. Let me clarify that statement by saying, "Foreign terrorists did not escort the many members of the Bin Laden family out of this country shortly after the event." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Curt Toland
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Curt Toland – Avionics Technician for Boeing for over 25 years.  U.S. Navy veteran.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition: 
    "Clearly explosive (WTC 1 & 2) and implosive events (WTC 7).  I am surprised that I could not see this for so long." 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."

  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.

 

 

 

 

Michael J. Garza
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Michael J. Garza
– Former U.S. Air Force Aerospace Propulsion Specialist.  Aircraft serviced: McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle, General Dynamics / Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon, Boeing B-1 Bomber.
  • Statement in support of Architects and Engineers petition:
    "I've been exposed to much of the real data surrounding this tragedy. I believe the conspiracy theory is actually the story the main stream media and the government use as their explanation to cover up the real truth!" 

  • Signatory: Petition requesting a reinvestigation of 9/11, signed by more than 1,500 Architects and Engineers:
    "On Behalf of the People of the United States of America, the undersigned Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth and affiliates  hereby petition for, and demand, a truly independent investigation with subpoena power in order to uncover the full truth surrounding the events of 9/11/01 - specifically the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers and Building 7.  We believe that there is sufficient doubt about the official story and therefore that the 9/11 investigation must be re-opened and must include a full inquiry into the possible use of explosives that may have been the actual cause behind the destruction of the World Trade Center Towers and WTC Building 7."
  • Editor's note: WTC Building 7 was 610 feet tall, 47 stories.  It would have been the tallest building in 33 states.  Although it was not hit by an airplane, it completely collapsed into a pile of rubble in less than 7 seconds at 5:20 p.m. on 9/11, seven hours after the collapses of the Twin Towers.  However, no mention of its collapse appears in the 9/11 Commission's "full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks."  Watch the collapse video .  And six years after 9/11, the Federal government has yet to publish its promised final report that explains the cause of its collapse.





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