Piloting: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 121 pages
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Familiar Quotations PilotingThe similarity between air traffic controllers and pilots? If a pilot screws up, the pilot dies. If ATC screws up, the pilot dies.ndash;AnonymousWhy did kamikaze pilots wear helmets?ndash;AnonymousI'm desperately trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets.ndash;Dave EdisonThe greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.ndash;Epicurus Use in Literature PilotingInstead of laying to heart the sensible advice which the cleverest pilots of the Parisian archipelago gave him, Savinien took it all as a joke.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Ursula (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).Just the kind of morning beloved of pilots.ndash;H. Barber in The Aeroplane Speaks.Pilot was smoking; those sandhead pilots smoke in bed and asleep. He takes his cigar out of his mouth for one moment.ndash;Charles Reade and Dion Boucicault in Foul Play.Farther and farther drifted the British pilots behind, while Lensch in the completeness of his triumph looped more than once as if to cry an insulting farewell.ndash;John Buchan in Mr. Standfast.They serve as pilots in that part of the Red sea, and protect the convent's property about Tor.ndash;John Lewis Burckhardt in Travels in Syria and the Holy Land.A Bureau of Pilots also existed, whose office it was to collect nautical information, provide charts, and give assistance to Spanish navigators. But both of these offices were under the control of the Council of the Indies.ndash;Cheyney in European Background Of American History.A series of bold pilots now passed beyond the whole Guinea coast, crossed the equator, and made their way down almost two thousand miles more of the African coast.ndash;Cheyney in European Background Of American History.

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