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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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2 days ago  
He's definitely had that thing suck his dick
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2 days ago  
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"who you calling chicken?"
 
2 days ago  
For cryin' out loud. The plane is on the ground. The engines aren't running. The parking brake is set. Ooga booga.
 
2 days ago  
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2 days ago  
Ryanair probably has a surplus charge for pilots who don't use a rubber chicken on the choke.
 
2 days ago  
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2 days ago  
Subby, have you ever been in a Turkish prison?
 
2 days ago  
He has a pilots license?
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2 days ago  
Clarence didn't have his clearance, sorry.
 
2 days ago  

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
 
2 days ago  
+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.
 
2 days ago  
It's a different kind of flying....altogether.
 
2 days ago  
In his defense, the rubber chicken provides better customer service than Ryanair.
 
2 days ago  
What a cross between Otto and the chicken might look like...

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2 days ago  
When you fly Ryanair, you get what you get.
 
2 days ago  
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.
 
2 days ago  

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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2 days ago  

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


It's a different kind of flying
 
2 days ago  

Walker: He's definitely had that thing suck his dick
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2 days ago  

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.
 
2 days ago  

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......
 
2 days ago  

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.
 
2 days ago  

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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2 days ago  
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.
 
2 days ago  
Alright gimme ham on 5 hold the mayo.
 
2 days ago  

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.
 
2 days ago  
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.
 
2 days ago  

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

It's a different kind of flying


surely, you can't be serious
 
2 days ago  

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
 
2 days ago  
Where is the Farker Sir Digby Chicken Caesar at this historical time to shed some light on this?
 
2 days ago  
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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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2 days ago  

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
 
2 days ago  
I didn't realize jet engines have a choke...
 
2 days ago  
The red zone is for rubber chickens only.  There are no rubber chickens allowed in the white zone.
 
2 days ago  

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.
 
2 days ago  
Bohemian Rhapsody - Mr.Chicken (cover)
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2 days ago  
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.
 
1 day ago  

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
 
1 day ago  
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.
 
1 day ago  
He was using the chicken to measure it.

/obscure?
 
1 day ago  

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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