THE 456th FIGHTER INTERCEPTOR SQUADRON

THE PROTECTORS OF  S. A. C.

 

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AVIATORS' HEAVEN

 

Everybody's a  lieutenant , except God... He is a General or Admiral (as the mood strikes him!)
You only come to work when you  are going to fly.
You fly three times a day, if you wish, except on  Friday.
You never run out of gas.
You never run out of ammo.
Your  missions are one hour long (or longer if you desire) and no briefings are ever  required.
Sorties are air-to-air or air-to-ground, your choice.
You  shoot the gun on every mission...
There are no check rides.
It is  always VFR, and there are never any ATC delays.
You can fly out of the MOA  and down to 10 feet AGL... if you want.
There are no "over G's."

The airplanes never break. 
Never! any Fatals.... I mean..... you are already there!
There is never any duty officer assignments.
You always fly overhead landing patterns with initial  approach at 20 feet, then break left.
You can go cross-country anytime you desire... the further the better...
There are no ORI /UEIs.
There are no  flight surgeons.
There are no Staff Jobs.
There are  no additional duties.
Friday Happy Hour is mandatory.
"Happy Hour" begins at 1400  hours and lasts until 0200+ hours.
The bartenders are all big bosomed friendly blondes.
Beer is free, but whiskey costs a nickel.
The bar serves only Chivas Regal, Jack Daniels and Beefeaters... plus 500 kinds of  beer.
The Girls are all friendly and each Aviator is allowed three...  
Country and Western music is free on the jukebox.
You never lose your room key and your buddies never leave you stranded.
The sun always shines, and you can put your hat in your pants pocket.
Flight Suits are allowed in the Officers Club at all times.
The BX always has every item you ask for, most being free.
There are never any crosswind landings, and the runways are always dry..
Control tower flybys for wheels-up checks can be made at 600 kts.
There are never any noise complaints.
Full afterburner climbs over your house are encouraged. 
Fitness reports always contain the statement, "Outstanding Officer."
Functions requiring mess dress attire never occur.  
All air traffic controllers are friendly and always provide priority  handling.
"ACE" status is conferred upon all Aviators entering Heaven...
 
And You Never Have To Grow Up!

 

 

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Last Updated

02/10/2014

 

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