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

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Your Sunday Morning Jet Noise

A Navy E-6B:


Not this E6-B:

7 comments:

bearsense said...

I still have mine.

Comrade Misfit said...

Me, too.

DTWND said...

I’ve tried to explain the E6B to students pilots from ages 17 to 70. The younger ones want to use an app, while the older ones recognize it a a circular slide rule. The concept of mentally moving the decimal point is difficult for many.

Dale

JustMusing said...

Those tricky powers of Ten!

Old NFO said...

Good birds, and the E6-B will work WITHOUT batteries...just sayin... ;-)

Comrade Misfit said...

Real pilots know what that little plastic ring on the E6-B is for.

Nangleator said...

Still got mine. I planned all my legs with it, but still could tell there was a lot more functionality that I was ignorant of.