Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Patriot Nation | Air Force and Other Military Quotes

"If the enemy is in range, so are you." Infantry Journal

"It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed." U.S. Air Force Manual

"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons." - General MacArthur

"You, you, and you .... Panic. The rest of you, come with me." - U.S. Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt.

"Tracers work both ways." - U.S.Army Ordnance

"Five second fuses only last three seconds." - Infantry Journal

"Any ship can be a minesweeper....Once." - Unknown

Clean it, if it's Dirty. Oil it, if it Squeaks. But: Don't Screw with it if it Works! - USAF Electronic Technician

"If you see a bomb technician running, keep up with him." USAF - Ammo Troop

"The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire." - Unknown

"When one engine fails on a twin-engine air plane, you always have enough power left to get you to the scene of the crash." - U.S.A.F. Unknown

"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." - Unknown

"Airspeed, altitude and brains. Two out of three are needed to successfully complete the flight." - USAF Unknown

"Mankind has a perfect record in aviation. We never left one up there!" - Unknown

"Flying the air plane is more important than radioing your plight to a person on the ground who is incapable of understanding or doing anything about it." - Unknown

"The Piper Cub is the safest air plane in the world; it can just barely kill you." - Attributed to Max Stanley (Northrop test pilot)

"There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in peacetime." - Sign over squadron ops desk at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 1970

"You know that your landing gear is up and locked when it takes FULL power to taxi to the terminal." - Unknown

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