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(The Scottish Sun)   Apparently using a rubber chicken to operate the plane throttle is unprofessional for a pilot when you have hundreds of people on board ...although pilot Captain Clarence Oveur would probably disagree   (thescottishsun.co.uk) divider line
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2020-06-30 8:50:38 AM  
He's definitely had that thing suck his dick
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2020-06-30 8:59:49 AM  
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"who you calling chicken?"
 
2020-06-30 9:06:04 AM  
For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.
 
2020-06-30 9:15:09 AM  
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2020-06-30 10:06:11 AM  
Ryanair probably has a surplus charge for pilots who don't use a rubber chicken on the choke.
 
2020-06-30 10:09:09 AM  
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2020-06-30 10:10:48 AM  
Subby, have you ever been in a Turkish prison?
 
2020-06-30 10:12:36 AM  
He has a pilots license?
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2020-06-30 10:15:24 AM  
Clarence didn't have his clearance, sorry.
 
2020-06-30 10:17:47 AM  

edmo: For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.


But if it wasn't,
Coffin Dance on a Chicken
Youtube P8OKQVI3mQk
 
2020-06-30 10:18:59 AM  
+10 for the pilot showing a sense of humor.  -10 for everyone not finding humor in this.  Horsing ( or chickening) around in a manner that cannot cause harm is good for the soul.
 
2020-06-30 10:19:12 AM  
It's a different kind of flying....altogether.
 
2020-06-30 10:19:31 AM  
In his defense, the rubber chicken provides better customer service than Ryanair.
 
2020-06-30 10:21:03 AM  
What a cross between Otto and the chicken might look like...

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2020-06-30 10:21:53 AM  
When you fly Ryanair, you get what you get.
 
2020-06-30 10:23:13 AM  
There's an old story that American Airlines (? maybe United) had a cockpit camera that looked out the front but also had a view of the throttles and the middle of the instrument panel, but you couldn't see the pilots, and showed on TVs in the passenger cabin. A pilot allegedly wore a Wookie glove at least once.
 
2020-06-30 10:24:53 AM  

edmo: For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.


How dare you. Feelings!

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2020-06-30 10:25:49 AM  

Eli WhiskeyDik: It's a different kind of flying....altogether.


It's a different kind of flying
 
2020-06-30 10:29:15 AM  

Walker: He's definitely had that thing suck his dick
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2020-06-30 10:30:18 AM  

Unobtanium: There's an old story that American Airlines (? maybe United) had a cockpit camera that looked out the front but also had a view of the throttles and the middle of the instrument panel, but you couldn't see the pilots, and showed on TVs in the passenger cabin. A pilot allegedly wore a Wookie glove at least once.


Had I been on that aircraft I would have been laughing hysterically at that.

having said that, I don't think a rubber chicken is strong enough to move the throttles on a jetliner.
 
2020-06-30 10:31:27 AM  

iamskibibitz: What a cross between Otto and the chicken might look like...

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I got a girl with a little rubber head
Rinse her out every night just before I go to bed......
 
2020-06-30 10:32:14 AM  

edmo: For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.


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Pilots are among the last people you want doing stupid pranks for the bants or whatever. It's a serious job, and they should behave professionally at all times.

I say, let 'em crash.
 
2020-06-30 10:36:24 AM  

iron de havilland: edmo: For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.

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Pilots are among the last people you want doing stupid pranks for the bants or whatever. It's a serious job, and they should behave professionally at all times.

I say, let 'em crash.


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2020-06-30 10:40:04 AM  
This is likely a pilot that has hours of stick time.  This whole "issue" is a giant nothingburger.  A pilot that has a sense of humor is more likely to be relaxed and more likely to do a better job.
 
2020-06-30 10:46:06 AM  
Alright gimme ham on 5 hold the mayo.
 
2020-06-30 10:48:28 AM  

edmo: For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.


Came here to say that.
 
2020-06-30 10:50:38 AM  
I'm not going to white-knight the pilot or condemn him.


/If the plane had been in flight, it would be a different conversation.
 
2020-06-30 10:55:25 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: Eli WhiskeyDik: It's a different kind of flying....altogether.

It's a different kind of flying


surely, you can't be serious
 
2020-06-30 10:59:33 AM  

Bmorrison: StoPPeRmobile: Eli WhiskeyDik: It's a different kind of flying....altogether.

It's a different kind of flying

surely, you can't be serious


He is serious and don't call him Shirley
 
2020-06-30 11:03:31 AM  
Where is the Farker Sir Digby Chicken Caesar at this historical time to shed some light on this?
 
2020-06-30 11:07:13 AM  
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2020-06-30 11:12:16 AM  

NotThatGuyAgain: Unobtanium: There's an old story that American Airlines (? maybe United) had a cockpit camera that looked out the front but also had a view of the throttles and the middle of the instrument panel, but you couldn't see the pilots, and showed on TVs in the passenger cabin. A pilot allegedly wore a Wookie glove at least once.

Had I been on that aircraft I would have been laughing hysterically at that.

having said that, I don't think a rubber chicken is strong enough to move the throttles on a jetliner.


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2020-06-30 11:13:35 AM  

mjbok: This is likely a pilot that has hours of stick time.  This whole "issue" is a giant nothingburger.  A pilot that has a sense of humor is more likely to be relaxed and more likely to do a better job.


See Captain Al Haynes. Humor in the situation kept the stress lower. Some quotes:

Fitch: "I'll tell you what, we'll have a beer when this is all done."[7]
Haynes: "Well I don't drink, but I'll sure as hell have one."[8][9]
and later:
Sioux City Approach: "United Two Thirty-Two Heavy, the wind's currently three six zero at one one; three sixty at eleven. You're cleared to land on any runway."[7]
Haynes: "[laughter] Roger. [laughter] You want to be particular and make it a runway, huh?"[7]

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unite​d​_Airlines_Flight_232
 
2020-06-30 11:16:56 AM  
I didn't realize jet engines have a choke...
 
2020-06-30 11:22:04 AM  
The red zone is for rubber chickens only.  There are no rubber chickens allowed in the white zone.
 
2020-06-30 11:25:17 AM  

geocacherphil: The red zone is for rubber chickens only.  There are no rubber chickens allowed in the white zone.


Don't start with that red zone shiat again.
 
2020-06-30 11:44:37 AM  
Bohemian Rhapsody - Mr.Chicken (cover)
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2020-06-30 12:33:32 PM  
I didn't mention it before, but that guy isn't a pilot either. Which is probably a bigger deal that people with no business being in the cockpit are fooling around with things.
 
2020-06-30 3:13:25 PM  

geocacherphil: The red zone is for rubber chickens only.  There are no rubber chickens allowed in the white zone.


Why pretend, we both know perfectly well what this is about. You want me to have a chicken abortion
 
2020-06-30 3:44:43 PM  
OFFS! With all that's going wrong in the world, people are actually upset about someone clowning around with a rubber chicken in a parked plane? Show me one person this had the potential to impact negatively. Just one.
 
2020-06-30 4:07:34 PM  
He was using the chicken to measure it.

/obscure?
 
2020-06-30 4:17:26 PM  

Unobtanium: There's an old story that American Airlines  had a view of the throttles and the middle of the instrument panel, but you couldn't see the pilots, and showed on TVs in the passenger cabin. A pilot allegedly wore a Wookie glove at least once.


The story I got while flying jumpseat with them, was that the cameras were set up to show the center console between the pilots, and was displayed during take off and landing (with audio), after the take off, the pilot commented "Good Job" and reached out with his right hand into the frame with a banana, and the co-pilot reached into the frame with his arm in a fake gorilla costume and took the banana. The airline discontinued the cameras shortly after that. (Supposedly the cockpit crews were deadset against having them, and this was part of the resistance.)
 
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