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[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]Takeoff's are optional. Landings are mandatory.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]If you push the stick forward, the houses get bigger, if you pull the stick back they get smaller. Unless you keep pulling the stick back...then they get bigger again.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]Flying is not dangerous; crashing is dangerous.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]The propeller is just a big fan in the front of the plane to keep the pilot cool. Want proof? Make it stop; then watch the pilot break out into a sweat.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]Every one already knows the definition of a 'good' landing is one from which you can walk away. But very few know the definition of a 'great landing.' It's one after which you can use the airplane another time.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]The probability of survival is equal to the angle of arrival.

[HIGH-LIGHT]*[/HIGH-LIGHT] A helicopter is a collection of rotating parts going round and round and reciprocating parts going up and down -- all of them trying to become random in motion. Helicopters can't really fly -- they're just so ugly that the earth immediately repels them.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]Learn from the mistakes of others. You won't live long enough to make all of them yourself.

[HIGH-LIGHT]*[/HIGH-LIGHT] There are three simple rules for making a smooth landing: Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]The only thing worse than a captain who never flew as co-pilot is a co-pilot who once was a captain.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]It's easy to make a small fortune in aviation. You start with a large fortune.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]A male pilot is a confused soul who talks about women when he's flying, and about flying when he's with a woman.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]Try to keep the number of your landings equal to the number of your takeoffs.

[HIGH-LIGHT]* [/HIGH-LIGHT]Asking what a pilot thinks about the FAA is like asking a fire hydrant what it thinks about dogs.