Military wisdom

M.Riaz

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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!'
 

Yusuf

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Riaz, what a refreshing change. Good one that.
 

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