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Post by Radar on Thu Dec 24, 2009 6:22 pm

"Both optimists and pessimists contribute to the society.
The optimist invents the aeroplane, the pessimist the parachute."
George Bernard Shaw
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Post by Radar on Sat Dec 26, 2009 5:34 am

"To put your life in danger from time to time...breeds a saneness in dealing with day-to-day trivialities."
Nevil Shute
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Post by Radar on Sun Dec 27, 2009 9:28 pm

"I want to die like my grandfather did, quietly in his sleep. Not like his passengers, screaming in terror."
Anon.
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Post by Radar on Fri Jan 01, 2010 2:32 pm

"I know there is alot of money in aviation, because I put it there!"
Captain Bob Oehl
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Post by Radar on Sat Jan 09, 2010 4:19 pm

"I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises."
Astronaut "Buzz" Aldrin
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Post by Radar on Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:08 am

"Wherever you go, there you are."
Buddha
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Post by Radar on Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:46 am

"The future ain't what it used to be."
Yogi Berra


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Post by Radar on Fri Jan 15, 2010 7:14 am

"I have a simple philosophy: worry about those things you can fix. If you can't fix it, don't worry about it, accept it and do the best you can."
General James H. Doolittle
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Conversation Overheard on Air Traffic Control Frequency

Post by Radar on Sat Jan 16, 2010 9:45 am

Old but good: "TWA 2341, for noise abatement turn right 30 degrees."
"Center, we are at 35,000 feet. How much noise can we be making up here?"
"Sir, have you ever heard the noise a 747 makes when it hits a 727?"
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Post by Radar on Sun Jan 17, 2010 9:07 pm

"Never interrupt someone doing something you said couldn't be done."
Amelia Earhart
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Post by Radar on Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:20 pm

"A happily married man with a large family is the test pilot for me."
Nevil Shute in "Slide Rule"
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Post by Radar on Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:11 pm

"The saying 'Getting there is half the fun' became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines."
Henry J. Tillman
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Post by Radar on Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:33 am

"The only time an aircraft has too much fuel onboard is when it is on fire."
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
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Post by Radar on Sun Feb 07, 2010 6:39 pm

"a hundred necks have to be broken before all the sources of accident can be ascertained and guarded against."
Sir George Cayley, English aeronautical experimenter, 1846


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Post by Radar on Thu Feb 18, 2010 7:07 am

When asked by someone how much money flying takes:
"Why, all of it."
Gordon Baxter
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Post by Radar on Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:51 am

"Man is not as good as a black box for certain specific things, however he is more flexible and reliable. He is easily maintained and can be manufactured by relatively unskilled labour."
Wing Commander H. P. Ruffell Smith, R.A.F.
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Post by Radar on Mon May 10, 2010 11:01 am

From the Dispute Review Board Forum, August 2009
"I believe that it is fair to say that quality work is never achieved in an adversarial relationship."
James R. Huggins
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Post by Radar on Tue May 11, 2010 12:51 pm

"If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies."
Moshe Dayan
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Post by Radar on Sun May 23, 2010 8:43 pm

"Why fly? Simple. I'm not happy unless there is some room between me and the ground." Richard Bach


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Post by Radar on Sun Jun 20, 2010 6:52 am

"I'll get all the sleep I need when I'm dead."
Wade Garrett (Sam Elliott) in "Road House"
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Post by Radar on Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:40 am

"A man only learns in two ways; one is by reading and the other is by association with smarter people."
Will Rogers
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Post by Radar on Tue Jul 06, 2010 10:43 pm

"You won't get where you want to go if you only travel on sunny days."
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Post by Radar on Sun Jul 11, 2010 10:39 am

"If at first you don't succeed, skydiving may not be for you."
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Post by Radar on Mon Aug 02, 2010 6:23 pm

"The most rewarding thing you will ever do is achieve something others said were impossible".
Burt Rutan
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Post by Radar on Fri Aug 06, 2010 1:32 pm

"There's an awful lot of Indians out there, General Custer."
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