Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Pilot in heaven

A minister dies and is waiting in line at the Pearly Gates. Ahead of him is a guy who's dressed in sunglasses, a loud...

A cool partner in the back seat

An SR-71 pilot told this story from his first flight with a new co-pilot(SR-71 was the USAF advanced 'stealth' reconnaissance aircraft known as the...

Joker at the wheel

This happened at the small but busy Sarasota Florida airport in 1975. The tower was open from 6am until 10pm and most of the...

ATC Quotes

Tower: "Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o'clock, 6 miles!" Delta 351: "Give us another hint! We have digital watches!" "TWA 2341, for noise abatement...

Nose gear pin is still installed

While taxiing out in sequence behind a Lufthansa airliner at Frankfurt, a C-130 crew noticed an orange "Remove before flight" streamer hanging out of...

The motoring speed trap

Two members of the traffic police were out in the countryside with a radar gun recently, happily engaged in apprehending speeding motorists, when their...

Design limits

A stormy flight aboard a Boeing aircraft; an off-duty airline stewardess is sitting next to a man in the grip of serious white-knuckle fever...

How Slow Can You Go?

It seems that it was a very busy day and a "good ol' boy" American (Texas-sounding) AF C-130 reserve pilot was in the instrument...