Because of this "Black Swan" event they will probably double the battery life for the black box.
Originally Posted by beachguy005
But I guess the movie would be less dramatic if they had proper working safety equipment.
Yes and the movies also do thishttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deus_ex_machina
God never came out of any machine and saved my butt or the butts of many other people. . .
She was probably too busy elsewhere. . .
And the new James Bond did a stunt that would rip the arms out of normal people. I know this because of the design of fall arrest harnesses.
The more I know the less I like these kinds of films. They get away with violating the laws of physics and of probability several times within a single film (?)
And in The Perfect Storm a sailboat capsized and then righted itself again. I'd think a sail underwater would be more drag than could be overcome by a strong wind on a large smooth keel.