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[align=center]WISDOM FROM MILITARY MANUALS[/align]


[align=center]'If the enemy is in range, so are you.' - Infantry Journal-[/align]
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'It is generally inadvisable to eject directly over the area you just bombed.']
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'Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword, obviously never encountered automatic weapons.' - General MacArthur -


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'You, you, and you ... Panic. The rest of you, come with me.'

- U.S. Marine Corp Gunnery Sgt.-

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'Tracers work both ways.' - U.S. Army Ordnance Manual-

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'Five second fuses only last three seconds.' -Infantry Journal -

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The three most useless things in aviation are:

Fuel in the bowser;

Runway behind you; and

Air above you.

-Basic Flight Training Manual-

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[align=center]'Any ship can be a minesweeper. Once.'[/align]
[align=center]- Maritime Ops Manual - [/align]
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'Never tell the Platoon Sergeant you have nothing to do.'

- Unknown Marine Recruit-

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'If you see a bomb technician running, try to keep up with him.'

-USAF Ammo Troop-

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'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-

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'You've never been lost until you've been lost at Mach 3.'

-Paul F. Crickmore (SR71 test pilot)-

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'The only time you have too much fuel is when you're on fire.'

-Unknown Author-

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'If the wings are traveling faster than the fuselage it has to be a helicopter -- and therefore, unsafe.'

- Fixed Wing Pilot-

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'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 USAF is just an expensive flying club.'

[align=center]-Unknown Author-
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'If you hear me yell;"Eject, Eject, Eject!", the last two will be echos.'
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[align=center]If you stop to ask "Why?", you'll be talking to yourself,
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[align=center]because you're the pilot.'
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[align=center]-Pre-flight Briefing from a 104 Pilot-
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'What is the similarity between air traffic controllers and pilots?
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[align=center]If a pilot screws up, the pilot dies; but
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[align=center]If ATC screws up, .... the pilot dies.'
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[align=center]-Sign over Control Tower Door-
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[align=center]'Never trade luck for skill.' -Author Unknown- [/align]
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[align=center]The three most common expressions (or famous last words) in military aviation are: [/align]
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[align=center]'Did you feel that?'
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[align=center]'What's that noise?'
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[align=center]and 'Oh S...!'
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[align=center]Or (appended from the Arkansas Air National Guard):
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[align=center]"Hold my beer and watch this!"
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[align=center]-Authors Unknown-
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[align=center]'Airspeed, altitude and brains. [/align]
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[align=center]Two are always needed to successfully complete the flight.'
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[align=center]-Basic Flight Training Manual-
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[align=center]'Mankind has a perfect record in aviation-- we have never left one up there!'[/align]
[align=center]- Unknown Author - [/align]
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[align=center]'Flying the airplane is more important than radioing your plight [/align]
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[align=center]to a person on the ground incapable of understanding or doing anything about it.' [/align]
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[align=center]- Emergency Checklist-
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[align=center]The Piper Cub is the safest airplane in the world; [/align]
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[align=center]it can just barely kill you.'
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[align=center]- Attributed to Max Stanley (Northrop test pilot) -
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[align=center]'There is no reason to fly through a thunderstorm in peacetime.' [/align]
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[align=center]-Sign over Squadron Ops Desk at Davis-Montham AFB, AZ-
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[align=center]'If something hasn't broken on your helicopter, it's about to.' [/align]
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[align=center]- Sign over Carrier Group Operations Desk-
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[align=center]'You know that your landing gear is up and locked when it takes full power to taxi to the terminal.' [/align]
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[align=center]- Lead-in Fighter Training Manual -
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[align=center]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. [/align]
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[align=center]The rescuer sees a bloodied pilot and asks,'What happened?'
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The pilot's reply: 'I don't know, I just got here myself!' [/align][/align][/align][/align][/align]
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