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Aviation Quotes

“Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons.”
—General Douglas MacArthur

“You, you, and you ... Panic. The rest of you, come with me.”
—USMC Gunnery Sergeant

“Though I Fly Through the Valley of Death, I Shall Fear No Evil. For I am at 80,000 Feet and Climbing.”
—At the entrance to the old SR-71 operating base Kadena, Japan

“You’ve never been lost until you’ve been lost at Mach 3.”
—Paul F. Crickmore, test pilot

“The only time you have too much fuel is when you’re on fire.”

“Blue water Navy truism: There are more planes in the ocean than submarines in the sky.”

“If the wings are traveling faster than the fuselage, it’s probably a helicopter—and therefore, unsafe.”

“When one engine fails on a twin-engine airplane you always have enough power left to get you to the scene of the crash.”

“Without ammunition, the USAF would be just another expensive flying club.”

“What is the similarity between air traffic controllers and pilots? If a pilot screws up, the pilot dies; if ATC screws up, the pilot dies.” Q


November 2013
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President to President
Information Resources

On the Safe Side
Flightline Comnunication

Leader to Leader
National Model Aviation Day was a Success

Editor's Picks
Renewal Time

Know Your Site Owner's Policies

Six Keys to Success for New Pilots

Fuel: The Ins and Outs

Setting Up Your Servos

Eliminate Bounce in Your Landings

AMA Insider Archives Will Remain

Tips & Tricks


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