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The Things you really need to know

Post 1


· Take-off's are optional. Landings are mandatory.

· If God meant man to fly, he'd have given him more money.

· If you push the stick forward, the houses get bigger, if you pull the stick back they get smaller, unless you keep pulling the stick back - then they get bigger again.

· Flying is not dangerous but crashing is!

· It's better to be down here wishing you were up there, than up there wishing you were down here.

· The propeller is just a big fan in the front of the plane to keep the pilot cool. If you want proof then make it stop; then watch the pilot break out into a sweat.

· Airspeed is life and altitude is life insurance. No one has ever collided with the sky.

· It's best to keep the pointed end going forward as much as possible.

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

· Flying is the second greatest thrill known to man.... Landing is the first!

· Every one knows the definition of a 'good' landing is one from which you can walk away. But very few know the definition of a 'great landing.' It's one after which you can use the aeroplane again.

· The probability of survival is equal to the angle of arrival.

· Always remember you fly an aeroplane with your head, not your hands.

· Never let an aeroplane take you somewhere your brain didn't get to five minutes earlier.

· Those who hoot with the owls by night, should not fly with the eagles by day.

· Learn from the mistakes of others because you won't live long enough to make all of them yourself.

· Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgement.

· There are three simple rules for making a smooth landing: Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

· Any attempt to stretch fuel is guaranteed to increase headwind.

· It's easy to make a small fortune in aviation. Start with a large one.

· A male pilot is a confused soul who talks about women when he's flying, and about flying when he's with a woman.

· A fool and his money are soon flying more aeroplanes than he can handle.

· Try to keep the number of your landings equal to the number of your take-offs.

· There are old pilots, and there are bold pilots, but there are no old, bold, pilots!

· Six useless commodities in aviation: Altitude above you.
Runway behind you.
Fuel in Jerry Can.
Half a second ago.
Airspeed you don't have.

· Flying is the perfect vocation for a man who wants to feel like a boy, but not for one who still is.

· Gravity never loses! The best you can hope for is a draw!

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Post 2

Argon0 (50 and feeling it - back for a bit)

Additional info:
It is inadvisable to eat an aeroplane, especially whilst in flight, even if your name is Monsieur Mange-Tout.

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Post 3

Is mise Duncan

'Tis not flying you should fear, but suddenly not flying smiley - smiley

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Post 4

Argon0 (50 and feeling it - back for a bit)

Just as it is not Falling you should fear, but suddenly *not* falling!

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Post 5


well once i stoped falling i wouldnt have to wory about it much longersmiley - erm

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