Pilot Talking Rules

Pilot Talking Rules

The only three things a wingman should ever say are: “Two’s up.” “Lead, you’re on fire.” “I’ll take the fat chick.” And in a multi-place aircraft, there are only three things the copilot should ever say: “Nice landing, Sir.” “I’ll buy the first round.” “I’ll take the fat chick.” A new copilot on a bomber is only to say these three things and to otherwise keep his mouth shut and not touch anything: “Clear on the right.” “Outer (marker) on the double” (indicator) “I’ll eat the chicken.” (Crew meals consisted…

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