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Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by yellowlynn, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. yellowlynn

    yellowlynn Member


    A C-130 was lumbering along when a cocky F-16 flashed by.
    The jet jockey decided to show off.

    The fighter jock told the C-130 pilot, "watch this!" and promptly
    went into a barrel roll followed by a steep climb. He then finished
    with a sonic boom as he broke the sound barrier. The F-16 pilot
    asked the C-130 pilot what he thought of that?

    The C-130 pilot said, "That was impressive, but watch this!"

    The C-130 droned along for about 5 minutes and then the C-130
    pilot came back on and said: "What did you think of that?"

    Puzzled, the F-16 pilot asked, "What the hell did you do?"

    The C-130 pilot chuckled. "I stood up, stretched my legs, walked
    to the back, went to the bathroom, then got a cup of coffee and a
    cinnamon bun."

    When you are young & foolish - speed & flash may seem a good thing !!!
    When you get older & smarter - comfort & dull is not such a bad thing !!!

    Us old folks understand this one!

    Lynn - - - Old Air Traffic Controller
  2. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!

    That's a good one!
  3. nkp174

    nkp174 Active Member

    I love it!

    Bump for Herc Driver!
  4. myltlpny

    myltlpny Member

    Very good! I liked that one.:mrgreen:
  5. Sarge_7

    Sarge_7 Member

    I can relate to that:mrgreen:
  6. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    HAHAHAHA!!! That's a good one - thanks. I've flown fast (over Mach 1) and slow (in the Herc) and found that you see and get to enjoy a lot more of the world when it slowly goes by your window. Of course...I also fly the Citation X now - and when you really need to get across the country - nothing beats moving at .92 Mach (about 650 mph).
  7. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

    HAHA- Another type of the Tortios and the Hare story!
  8. KentBy

    KentBy GN, NP, SP&S

    Great story Lynn. I hope you will not mind me printing that in our next months newsletter for my local EAA chapter.

    Kent - RV9A driver
  9. yellowlynn

    yellowlynn Member


    It won't bother me at all. I can't remember where it came from.


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