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  1. M.Riaz

    M.Riaz Regular Member

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    If the enemy is in range, so are
    you.'

    -
    Infantry Journal-


    'It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you
    just bombed.'

    -
    US.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.'

    -
    Infantry Sgt.-



    'Tracers work both ways.'

    -
    Army
    Ordnance Manual-



    'Five second fuses last about three
    seconds.'

    - Infantry
    Journal -


    The three most useless things in aviation
    are:
    Fuel in the bowser;
    Runway behind you; and Air above you.

    -Basic
    Flight Training Manual-


    'Any ship can be a minesweeper.
    Once.'

    - Naval Ops Manual -


    'Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to
    do.'

    -
    Unknown
    Infantry Recruit-


    'If you see a bomb technician running, try to keep up to
    him.'

    - Infantry Journal-

    'Yea, Though I Fly Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I
    Shall Fear No Evil.
    For I am at 50,000 Feet and Climbing.'

    -
    Sign over SR71 Wing Ops-

    (Just FYI: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is a now-retired, high altitude, Mach 3+ reconnaissance plane)




    'You've never been lost until you've been lost at Mach 3.'

    -Paul F. Crickmore (SR71 test pilot)-


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

    -Unknown
    Author-


    'If the wings are traveling faster than the fuselage it has to
    be a helicopter -- and therefore, unsafe.'

    -
    Fixed
    Wing
    Pilot-


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

    -Multi-Engine
    Training Manual-



    'Without ammunition, the Air Force
    is just an expensive flying club.'

    -Unknown Author-


    'If you hear me yell;"Eject, Eject, Eject!", the last
    two will be echos.'
    If you stop to ask "Why?", you'll be talking
    to yourself, because by then you'll be the
    pilot.'

    -Pre-flight
    Briefing from a Canadian F104
    Pilot-


    'What is the similarity between air traffic controllers and
    pilots?

    If a pilot screws up, the pilot dies;
    but If ATC screws up, .... the pilot
    dies.'

    -Sign over Control Tower
    Door-


    'Never trade luck for skill.'

    -Author Unknown-


    The three most common expressions (or famous last
    words) in military aviation are:
    'Did you feel that?'
    'What's that noise?'
    and 'Oh S...!'

    -Authors Unknown-


    'There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in
    peacetime.'

    -Sign over Squadron Ops Desk at Davis-Montham AFB,
    AZ-


    As the test pilot climbs out of the experimental aircraft,
    having torn off the wings and tail in the crash landing, the crash
    truck arrives.


    The rescuer sees the bloodied pilot and asks,'What
    happened?'

    The pilot's reply: 'I don't know, I just got
    here myself!'
     
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  3. Yusuf

    Yusuf GUARDIAN Administrator

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    Riaz, what a refreshing change. Good one that.
     

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