Takeoff's are optional. Landings are mandatory
Flying is not dangerous; crashing is dangerous.
The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.
The probability of survival is equal to the angle of arrival.
Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make all of them yourself.
Remember, you're always a student in an airplane.
Things which do you no good in aviation: Altitude above you, runway behind you, fuel in the truck, half a second ago, approach plates in the car, and the airspeed you don't have.
Gravity never losses! The best you can hope for is a draw.
If you push the stick forward, the houses get bigger, if you pull the stick back they get smaller. Unless you keep pulling back--then they get bigger and spin around.
A superior pilot is the one who uses his superior judgments to avoid getting into situation in which he has to demonstrate his superior skills.
No aircraft will appreciate the number of hours and rating in your logbook.
Flying Rules For Frequent Flyers
No flight ever leaves on time unless you are running late and need the delay to make the flight
If you are running late for a flight, it will depart from the farthest gate within the terminal
If you arrive early for a flight, it inevitably will be delayed
Flight never leave from Gate #1 at any terminal in the world
If you must work on your flight, you will experience turbulence as soon as you touch pen to paper
If you are assigned a middle seat, you can determine who has the seats on the aisle and the window while you are still in the boarding area. Just look for the two largest passenger
You may be a redneck pilot if...
Your cross country flight plan uses flea markets as checkpoints.
You think sectional charts should show trailer parks.
You constantly confuse Beechcraft with Beechnut
You think GPS stands for Going Perfectly Straight
You consider anything over 100' AGL to be high altitude flight
Your stall warning plays Dixie
The FAA still thinks you live at your parents' house
Somewhere on your airplane is an "I'd rather be fishing" sticker.
Just before crash, everybody at the airport heard you say, "Hey, Y'all watch this!!"
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