Quotations that match 'pilots'.As a physician and as a pilot, I think it lets me be a pretty good translator having one foot in the medical world and one foot in the flying world. Sometimes when the medical guys come in and speak medical stuff to the pilots, the pilots really don't know what they're saying.
[ Come Flying Foot Good Guys Having Know Lets Medical Physician Pilot Pilots Pretty Really Saying Sometimes Speak Stuff Think Translator World]
We were flying on a winged vehicle that would do reentry different than we had ever done before. So all of those were firsts. Test pilots truly love firsts.
[ Before Different Done Ever Flying Had Love Pilots Test Than Those Truly Vehicle Were Winged Would]
Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning.
[ Because Burning Closed Cockpit Could Enemy Fighter Impossible Many Oil Opinion Pilot Pilots Should Smell Them Thing Time Were]
Now we are using the body scanner to scan the pilots. They became the dangerous people of this country?
[ Became Body Country Dangerous Now Pilots Scan Using]
And most of these pilots were lost during the first five flights.
[ During First Five Flights Lost Most Pilots These Were]
Most pilots learn, when they pin on their wings and go out and get in a fighter, especially, that one thing you don't do, you don't believe anything anybody tells you about an airplane.
[ Airplane Anybody Anything Believe Especially Fighter Get Go Learn Most Out Pilots Pin Tells Their Thing Wings]
My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots.
[ Actually Broken Called Canal Could Did Doing Erie Even Eventually Fall Felicity Film First Get Getting Giant Independent Into Kind Know Later Movie Pilots Started Then]
As I slowly managed to take what I had learned into a transition from contestant to announcer and warm-up, I first had to prove myself on pilots. And as you know, many pilots are taped for each show that is lucky enough to breakthrough to being a series.
[ Announcer Being Breakthrough Contestant Each Enough First Had Into Know Learned Lucky Managed Many Myself Pilots Prove Series Show Slowly Take Taped Transition]
In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia was the longest flight in the world. It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous, pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance. Aviation was young.
[ Australia Aviation Considered Dangerous Early Endurance England Extremely Flight Flying Hazardous Human Limits Longest Mechanical Pilots Pushing Skills World Young]
And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
[ Came Epiphany Expressed Flying Interest Just Lightning Military Nasa Pilot Pilots Scientists Soon Stroke Test Were]
Then there was the challenge to keep doing better and better, to fly the best test flight that anybody had ever flown. That led to my being recognized as one of the more experienced test pilots, and that led to the astronaut business.
[ Anybody Astronaut Being Best Better Business Challenge Doing Ever Experienced Flight Flown Fly Had Keep Led More Pilots Recognized Test Then]
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.
[ Gain Pilots Reputation Skillful Storms Tempest Their]
I feel very confident that Americans flying in the air are safe and that only under the most dire of circumstances would our pilots ever even request permission to do that.
[ Air Americans Circumstances Confident Dire Even Ever Feel Flying Most Only Our Permission Pilots Request Safe Under Very Would]
Pilots are not the threat.
[ Pilots Threat]
Yeah, I'd done a bunch of pilots. Some that had gone for a while. One that went for 13 episodes. But I had never been on a show that had lasted more than that.
[ Been Bunch Done Episodes Gone Had Lasted More Never Pilots Show Some Than Went While Yeah]
I did pilots here and there but mostly I was doing little bits in movies.
[ Bits Did Doing Here Little Mostly Movies Pilots]
I always knew how to cook and at one point in my career where I had done nine television pilots before Three's Company and they all failed, I just got discouraged.
[ Always Before Career Company Cook Discouraged Done Failed Got Had How Just Knew Nine Pilots Point Television Three Where]
But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
[ Acts America Badge Brave Combat Continued Despite Establish Heroic Honor Pilots Struggle Their These Veterans Vietnam]
The successful pilots succeeded because they did not open fire until they were close to the target.
[ Because Close Did Fire Open Pilots Succeeded Successful Target Until Were]
The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
[ Helmets Life Mystery Only Pilots Why Wore]
I employ 20 people in Vienna. The other 130 coworkers are pilots and flight companions. The Overhead is limited with me. Reduces naturally the costs of my fliers.
[ Companions Costs Coworkers Employ Flight Limited Naturally Other Overhead Pilots Reduces Vienna]
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
[ Difficulty Gain Glory Greater More Pilots Reputation Skillful Storms Surmounting Their]
For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland - some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
[ Actually Another British Casualties Containers Contributed Drop Dropping Excessive Far Fear Fell Handicap Inland Lines Often Our Pilots Sea Some Tended Them Too Troops Weapon Which Wide]
Later, after flying in the Navy for four or five years, spending some time on an aircraft carrier, I applied to and was accepted in a program where I went to graduate school first and then to the Naval Test Pilots School.
[ Accepted After Aircraft Applied Carrier First Five Flying Four Graduate Later Naval Navy Pilots Program School Some Spending Test Then Time Went Where Years]
The channel is known only to the natives; so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck.
[ Any Bay Channel Danger Enter Great Into Known Natives Only Pilots Run Shipwreck Should Stranger Their Without Would]
England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots.
[ Against Blood England English Fascism Friends Gave Greece Greek Greeks Lives Pilots Protect Shed Soil Their War]
I have a little history. I met Stone Temple Pilots, and their guitar player was a huge Extreme fan. Somewhere down the road, Extreme made its statement.
[ Down Extreme Fan Guitar History Huge Little Made Met Pilots Player Road Somewhere Statement Stone Temple Their]
I did some commercials and a couple of B movies, then a few pilots that didn't go anywhere. Eventually I did the pilot for Beverly Hills, 90210. The rest is history.
[ Anywhere Beverly Commercials Couple Did Eventually Few Go Hills History Movies Pilot Pilots Rest Some Then]
But the other thing is that I feel very confident in the individual pilots. They are tremendous individuals. They are individuals that have sworn to protect and defend our very citizens. That's why we serve.
[ Citizens Confident Defend Feel Individual Individuals Other Our Pilots Protect Serve Sworn Thing Tremendous Very Why]
I had a flight trainer who is one of the biggest and most famous helicopter pilots the world.
[ Biggest Famous Flight Had Helicopter Most Pilots Trainer World]
So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly, when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that there is someone with sound judgement at the controls.
[ Comes Controls Fly Judgement Just Monetary Pilots Planes Policy Someone Sound Think Want]
The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible. We are pilots, not servants.
[ Behind Conductor Disappear Evidence Functions Himself His Much Pilots Possible Principal Put Servants Task]
I've produced more pilots than United Airlines, and they've all been disasters. Every audition I ever took in my life I lost.
[ Airlines Audition Been Disasters Ever Every Life Lost More Pilots Produced Than Took United]
Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
[ Flying Joy Pilots Special Take Walking]
Very few pilots even know how to read Morse code anymore. But if a pilot could read Morse code, he could tell which beacon he was approaching by the code that was flashing from it.
[ Anymore Approaching Beacon Code Could Even Few Flashing How Know Morse Pilot Pilots Read Tell Very Which]
I tested for a couple of pilots, but they said I was too tall.
[ Couple Pilots Said Tall Tested Too]
Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots, I'm put on videotape. I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on a shelf and never get better.
[ Better Get Go Going Hate Meet Movies Never Notion Often Pilots Put Shelf Sit Tape Very Videotape]
We asked Jane Fonda if she would like to meet American pilots in Hanoi, but she refused, she didn't want to.
[ American Asked Fonda Hanoi Jane Meet Pilots Refused She Want Would]
Live are a really good band. I like Stone Temple Pilots, Radiohead I love. Even Oasis.
[ Band Even Good Live Love Oasis Pilots Radiohead Really Stone Temple]
I write screenplays that don't get made and pilots that don't get picked up, and I re-write other people's movies, and those are all different kinds of fees.
[ Different Fees Get Kinds Made Movies Other Picked Pilots Screenplays Those Up Write]
I am the astronaut of boxing. Joe Louis and Dempsey were just jet pilots. I'm in a world of my own.
[ Am Astronaut Boxing Dempsey Jet Joe Just Louis Own Pilots Were World]