Words of Advice:

"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight
to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"Everything is easy if somebody else is the one doing it." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Monday, March 5, 2012

What I Do; General Aviation Edition

I've not seen a General Aviation version of the "what I do" meme, so this is my somewhat shabby attempt at it. Graphic artistry is not my bag, so if someone wants to redo this and make it look prettier, have at it.


Nangleator said...

Nicely done!

I remember people asking me about the radar in the planes I flew. Parachutes. Ejection seats. Bathrooms.

I flew 2-seat trainers that my passengers would sometimes help me drag over to the pumps before we got started.

My passengers getting nervous because I didn't get permission from the tower, at a clearly non-towered airstrip...

There's a suspiciously willful ignorance about GA in the world. The shit's not that hard to learn! But I guess a little knowledge really does harm, for that subject.

No Longer a Factor said...

As a G.A. guy, I have to say you nailed it! As an air traffic control guy, I have to say you've given me an idea! Thanks for the laughs!

Now let's see. As an air traffic controller, my friends thought I...

Should look like John Cusack?

Cheers - NLA Factor

OldRetiredDude said...

Ah yes, the joy of being a flib...deja vu all over again.

Comrade Misfit said...

NLA Factor, if you do an ATC version, please share the link to it.

No Longer a Factor said...

I certainly will, Comrade Misfit! But you are welcome to visit me anytime over at "What The Air Traffic Controller Saw." It's the tiny slice of cyberspace where I've been doing an extended postmortem on my ATC career. Cheers ~ NLAF