Ernest Gann

Ernest Gann

There are airmen and there are pilots: the first being part bird whose view from aloft is normal and comfortable, a creature whose brain and muscles frequently originate movements which suggest flight; and then there are pilots who regardless of their airborne time remain earth-loving bipeds forever. When these latter unfortunates, because of one urge or another, actually make an ascension, they neither anticipate nor relish the event and they drive their machines with the same graceless labor they inflict upon the famMore Ernest Gann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am drawn to the new chart with all of its colorful intricacies as a gourmet must anticipate the details of a feast ... I shall keep them forever. As stunning exciting proof that a proper mixture of science and art is not only possible but a blessed union.More Ernest Gann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
And he supposed it might not be the best of days. But then, he was flying the mails and was not expected to squat on the ground like a frightened canary every time there was a cloud in the sky. If a pilot showed an obvious preference for flying only in the best conditions he soon found himself looking for work. This was the way of his life and he had always ascended when others had found excuse to keep their feet on the ground.More Ernest Gann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nobody who gets too damned relaxed builds up much flying time.More Ernest Gann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I want a boat that drinks 6, eats 4, and sleeps 2.More Ernest Gann quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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