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Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Sun Dec 08, 2002 11:15 am

Well, what are some?

Here are some of my favorites:
"In thrust we trust"
"While here in the greater Orlando area, most of you have probably gone to Disney World. Some of you may have even gone to Sea World. But today, this flight is bringing you back to the real world.

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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Sun Dec 08, 2002 11:24 am

"When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk on the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return"
~Leonardo da Vinci

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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Sun Dec 08, 2002 1:24 pm

Not really humor, but one my first instructor told me:
"You're better off being down here, wishing you were up there, rather then being up there, wishing you were down here."

And a humorous one:
"A good landing is one that you can walk away from, a great landing is one when you can use the plane again"
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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Sun Dec 08, 2002 7:48 pm

Aeroplane pilots break ground and fly into the wind,
Helecopter pilots break wind and fly into the ground.  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Sun Dec 08, 2002 8:13 pm


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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Mon Dec 09, 2002 12:05 am

If you want lots of this type of things go to

some of my favourites:

"If it's red or dusty, DON'T TOUCH IT"
"Truly superior pilots are those that use they're truly superior judgement to avoid those situations in which they might have to use their truly superior skills"
"In the space age, man will be able to go around the world in two hours -- one hour for flying and one hour to get to the airport."
"Death is just nature's way of telling you to watch your airspeed."


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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Mon Dec 09, 2002 12:11 am

Kick the tire, light the fire and go.

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RE: Good Aviation Sayings/Jokes/Quotes

Mon Dec 09, 2002 12:14 am

"Runway behind you, altitude above you doesn't do you a damn bit of good."
-Bill Formato, retired Eastern Pilot

"The only time you ever have too much fuel is when you're on fire."

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