In the ongoing battle between objects made of aluminum going hundreds of mile per hour and the ground going zero miles per hour, the ground has yet to lose.
A checkride ought to be like a skirt, short enough to be interesting but still be long enough to cover everything.
If flying were the language of man, soaring would be its poetry.
If something hasn’t broken on your helicopter, it’s about to.
If God wanted Man to fly, He would have given him much more money.
Flying is throwing yourself at the ground…and missing.
Speed is life; altitude is life insurance
When making prolonged climbs, occasionally dip the nose or perform gentle S-turns; a midair collision seriously erodes climb performance
Truly superior pilots are those who use their superior judgment to avoid those situations where they might have to use their superior skills.
Mankind has a perfect record in aviation; we never left one up there!