Archive for the ‘Pilots’ Category

Just Be Ready to Fly the Plane in a Pinch

Pilot: Sit back and relax! We’ll be in Indy in about an hour and 55 minutes. [Mic clicks off, then back on.] Uh… We’ll be in Boston. You know where you’re going.

US Airways flight
Indianapolis to Boston

Overheard by: Anna Mousey

We’ll Be Departing Just As Soon As These Pills Wear Off

Pilot over loudspeaker (riffing on harmonica): This is your captain speaking, (harmonica riff) Welcome aboard, (harmonica riff) Please fasten your seat belts. (harmonica riff) Or we won’t be able to leave beautiful Atlanta, Georgia.
(does long, jazzy harmonica riff. Passengers applaud)
Pilot (in Elvis voice): Thank you very much.

American Airlines Flight
Atlanta, Georgia

NewsFlash: Englishman Has Sense Of Humor. Film at 11.

Pilot, after riding tarmac for 20 minutes: Ladies and gentleman, this concludes our first two miles of our trip from London-Heahtrow International to Newark International. We do hope you enjoyed our lovely tarmac. The flight will commence once air traffic gives the all-clear for takeoff.

Heathrow International Airport

Overheard by: tired traveler