Friday, April 10, 2009

Funny Friday!

This one came from my sister, and every time I read it I laugh so hard I have tears running down my face. Just try reading it out loud... you'll laugh too.

Thought you might get a laugh at this humor......

Remember it takes a college degree to fly a plane, but only a high school diploma to fix one. Reassurance for those of us who fly routinely!

After every flight, UPS pilots fill out a form, called a "gripe sheet," which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft. The mechanics correct the problems, document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the gripe sheets before the next flight.

Never let it be said that ground crews lack a sense of humor. Here are some actual maintenance complaints submitted by UPS' pilots--marked with a "P"--and the solutions recorded by the service/maintenance engineers--marked with an "S".

By the way, UPS is the only major airline that has never, ever, had an accident.


P: Left inside main tire almost needs replacement.
S: Almost replaced left inside main tire.

P: Test flight OK, except auto-land very rough.
S: Auto-land not installed on this aircraft.

P: Something loose in cockpit
Something tightened in cockpit

P: Dead bugs on windshield.
Live bugs on back-order.

P: Autopilot in altitude-hold mode produces 200-foot/min descent.
Cannot reproduce problem on ground.

P: Evidence of leak on right main landing gear.
Evidence removed.

P: DME volume unbelievably loud.
DME volume set to more believable level.

P: Friction locks cause throttle levers to stick.
That's what friction locks are for.

P: IFF inoperative in OFF mode.
IFF always inoperative in OFF mode.

P: Suspected crack in windshield.
Suspect you're right.

P: Number 3 engine missing.
Engine found on right wing after brief search.

P: Aircraft handles funny.
Aircraft warned to: straighten up, fly right, and be serious.

P: Target radar hums.
Reprogrammed target radar with lyrics.

P: Mouse in cockpit.
Installed cat.

And the best one for last......

P: Noise coming from under instrument panel. Sounds like a midget pounding on something with a hammer.
Took hammer away from midget.

See, I told you. Don't tell me you didn't just giggle your head off. Happy Friday!


Wendi Zwaduk said...

My hubby's a pilot and an air traffic controller, so I've heard these before, but they are hysterical.

When he worked on the line crew to refuel jets for the rich and famous, they had this sort of thing too. They guys had fun with it and so did hte pilots, so they all got along greaat. Plus, many of those pilots were mighty fine looking!

Angi said...

ROFLMAO this is hysterical. I think those guys should take the "how sarcastic are you?" quiz on facebook. Bet they could pass me on the abnormally sarcastic scale LOL