By Dave English
Concisely taking pictures flying's designated attract and pleasure in addition to its humor and tragedy, this follow-up to the author's well known Slipping the Surly Bonds: nice Quotations on Flight good points six hundred extra memorable techniques on flight. * excellent gift and basic curiosity e-book, excellent for museum outlets * matters comprise the sweetness of Flight, Airports, strive against, security, house Flight, UFOs, Pilots, and Birds * comprises quotations from Amelia Earhart, Wilbur Wright, and Roger Caras
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Switch off. It’s over - but not quite, for the port engine, just as if it knew, as if reluctant at the last to let me go, kicked, kicked, and kicked again, as overheated engines will, then backfired with an angry snorting: Fool! The best is over . But I did not hear. CECIL LEWIS Sagittarius Rising regards flying for the last time a Vickers Vimy over Peking, 1921 1936 The sea is dangerous and its storms terrible, but these obstacles have never been sufficient reason to remain ashore. . Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible.
It is about the results of the actions imposed by the pilot and the responses returned by the aircraft. The aircraft does not know or understand gender. It only knows the difference in a true pilot, and one who was perhaps not meant to fly. CAPTAIN JENNIFER KAYE, AIR NATIONAL GUARD 2000 I wanted to be a hairdresser when I grew up. I’d sit on the back of the sofa and my mother would sit in front of me, and as long as it didn’t involve scissors or dye, she’d let me do whatever I wanted to her hair.
The Times regrets the error. THE NEW YORK TIMES regards their 1920 editorial 17 July 1969 Within the next few decades, autos will have folding wings that can be spread when on a straight stretch of road so that the machine can take to the air. EDWARD “EDDIE” RICKENBACKER Popular Science July 1924 Predictions 37 The aeroplane is tragically unsuited for ocean service. DR HUGO ECKENER dirigible advocate 1926 Even though the release was pulled, the rocket did not rise at first, but the flame came out, and there was a steady roar.