I hold nothing against anyone, these are j
ust things Ive heard over the years:
A good landing is one you walk away from, and great landing is one when you can re-use the equipment!
How do you know when you are talking to a jet pilot? He(or she) will tell you!
When talking to a pilot, dont ask of they fly jets, if they do they'll tell you and if not, dont humiliate them!
When the last Blackhawk goes to the boneyard it will be on a sling under a Huey!
1 grease landing is luck and skill, 2 is pure luck, 3 in a row and somebody is lying.
Its better to be down here wishing you were up there, than up there wishing you were down here
The most useless things to a pilot are:
Fuel in the truck
Airspeed you dont have
Altitude above you
You start flying with an empty bag of experience and a full bag of luck. The trick is to fill your bag of experience before you empty your bag of luck.
When talking to a pilot decrease the speeds they give you by 10%. When talking to a Navy pilot decrease by 30%.
The time you have to connect is inversly proportional to the number of children and baggage you have.
The temperature of the coffee is directly proportional to the strength of the turbulence.
Pilot error: the NTSB's way of covering thier own arse when they cant find the true cause of the accident
If God had ment man to fly he would have given him a bigger wallet.
A night carrier landing is a good chance to experience a great orgasim, a good crap and an adrenaline rush all rolled into one
A helicopter is nothing but 10,000 parts all trying to fly in seperate directions
2 similartiies between ATC and pilots:
If the pilot screws up, the pilot dies
If ATC screws up, the pilot dies
Whats the difference between flying in the daytime and in the night?
Nothing, except at night you cant see squat!
1 grease landing will make up for 10 crappy ones
Life is better when you surf.