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September 17, 2012

UPS Airlines maintenance.

by Harry

Posted by Harry.

Just in case you need a laugh: Remember, it takes a college degree to fly a plane, but only a high school diploma to fix one; that’s reassurance to 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 (marked with an S) by maintenance engineers.

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

September 10, 2012

PARENTS OF THE YEAR

by Harry

PARENTS OF THE YEAR, I DON’T THINK SO.

August 31, 2012

Poem: Fairy Woman.

by Harry

The fairy woman wails during the night.

Her piercing, screeching sound brings fear.

Crying aloud, she hunts out death.

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