Stewardesses do it in the air
Airline pilots do it straight and level
Reconnaissance pilots just look at it
Stewardesses do it all over the world.
Fighter pilots do it better
Bomber pilots do it with a big bang
A "good" landing is one which you can walk away from. A "great" landing is one which lets you use the airplane another time.
A good simulator check ride is like successful surgery on a cadaver.
Good judgment comes from experience. Good experience comes from someone else's bad judgment.
An airplane may disappoint a good pilot, but it won't surprise him.
Learn from the mistakes of others...you won't live long enough to make them all yourself.
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Altitude above you.
Airline captain: "If only I made as much money as people think I make, had as much time off as my neighbors think I have and had as much fun on stopovers as my wife thinks I have".
Sign seen at refueling point: WARNING Do not operate any radio transmitter within 100 meters of the pumps. If your life is not worth anything..... the fuel is!
Any attempt to stretch fuel is guaranteed to increase headwinds.
A thunderstorm is nature's way of saying "Up yours!"
Remember, you're always a student in an airplane.
Any pilot who does not at least privately consider himself the best in the business...is in the wrong business.
It's best to keep the pointed end going forward as much as possible.
Hovering is for pilots who love to fly but have no place to go.
The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.
The only thing worse than a captain who never flew copilot is a copilot who was once a captain.
Takeoffs are optional. Landings are mandatory.
The first thing every pilot does after making a gear up landing is to put the gear handle DOWN.
Every year aircraft manufacturers try to add something to their latest models. If they can't add it to the instrument rack, the speed, the handling, or the load carrying capacity, they do the next best thing..... they add a bit to the price!
Glossary of aviation terms:
Emergency generator - device which generates emergencies, also known as a simulator.
Insurer: It was pilot error
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