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Job Nicknames

Sat Mar 06, 2004 9:35 pm

Okay lets have a little fun-
How about some of those nicknames that apply to your job.

Wrench bender - a large aircraft mechanic
Greasy - Aviation technician
Fraggle - Avionics technician (all their parts come in boxes marked "Fragile" also relates to 1/2 hour work week from Fraggle Rock)
Carbon based GPS - Navigators
3 dimensional trucker - Pilot
Self loading baggage - Load master
Flat face - Flight engineer (From pressing face to window in helicopters for giving landing clearance etc)

Got any more ????


I apologize in advance if I offend anyone.
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RE: Job Nicknames

Sun Mar 07, 2004 12:37 am

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RE: Job Nicknames

Sun Mar 07, 2004 1:36 am

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RE: Job Nicknames

Sun Mar 07, 2004 1:41 am

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