Subject: AVIATION TERMS
> Subject: Aviation Terms
> Speed of an airplane. Deduct 25% when listening to a Navy Pilot.
> Angle of Attack
> Pick up lines a pilot uses
> The folks who hold the lien on most pilots cars
> Barrel Roll
> Sport enjoyed at squadron picnic, usually after the barrels are empty
> Carburetor Icing
> A phenomenon happening to aero club pilots at exactly the same time they
> run out of fuel
> Cone of Confusion
> An area about the size of New Jersey located near the final approach
> beacon at an airport
> The squadron Ops officer
> Dead Reckoning
> You reckon correctly, or you are
> Engine Failure
> A condition which occurs when all fuel tanks become filled with air
> Section of the aircraft designed to let heat and smoke enter the cockpit
> Glide Distance
> Half the distance from an aircraft to the nearest emergency landing
> An airplane designed to land on a wet runway, 20,000 feet long
> A method of flying by needle and parachute
> Time Delay built into the stall warning system
> Parasitic Drag
> A pilot who bums a ride back and complains about the service
> Usually about 30 miles beyond the point where the fuel tanks fill with
> Used when you are not sure what else to say
> The Federal Aviation Administration
> Technique used to explain to the bank why your car payment is late
> What a clock sounds like when it needs fixing
> Any pilot that asks Houston tower to "Say Again
When your uncle passes gas during dinner.
The sweat dripping off your sister's nose... Umm, I'll bet you can guess when that is.
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