Arab culture has always been obsessed with flight. There is the Magic Carpet Ride, Mohammed's Hejira, and 9/11.
Al-Qaeda is likely to try again to use aircraft to attack the West, Whitehall officials have told the BBC.
Security correspondent Frank Gardner said they believed the airline bomb plot was part of al-Qaeda's "obsession" with using commercial airliners.
For all their obsession with flight, however, no Arab nations build their own planes, and of course, it was left to us Infidels to invent them.
Pathetic civilization they have going over there.
Quite frankly, the fact that they continue to try to use planes in their terror plots is a demonstration that to these Arab Jihadis, flight is still magical.
We here in Western Civilization have moved on and invented things like the internet, software, biotechnology, etc.
And hell, we don't even think any of that stuff is magical.
To be obsessed with flight as some sort of amazing technology is like being obsessed with the Sewing Machine.
That's a really, really pathetic civilization.