Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Funny Funny

Got this in an email and thought you would enjoy it.

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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.



P: Left inside main tire almost needs replacement.
S: Almost replaced left inside main tire.



P: Test flight OK, except auto-land very rough.
S: Auto-land not installed o n this aircraft.



P: Something loose in cockpit
S: Something tightened in cockpit



P: Dead bugs on windshield.
S: Live bugs on back-order.



P: Autopilot in altitude-hold mode produces a 200 feet per minute descent.
S: Cannot reproduce problem on ground.



P: Evidence of leak on right main landing gear.
S: Evidence removed.



P: DME volume unbelievably loud.
S: DME volume set to more believable l evel.



P: Friction locks cause throttle levers to stick.
S: That's what friction locks are for.



P: IFF inoperative in OFF mode.
S: IFF always inoperative in OFF mode.



P: Suspected crack in windshield.
S: Suspect you're right.



P: Number 3 engine missing.
S: Engine found on right wing after brief search.



P: Aircraft handles funny.
S: Aircraft warned to: straighten up, fly right, and be serious.


P: Target radar hums.
S: Reprogrammed target radar with lyrics.



P: Mouse in cockpit.
S: Cat installed.



P: Noise coming from under instrument panel. Sounds like a midget
pounding on something with a hammer.
S: Took hammer away from midget.

5 comments:

Cindy said...

Ok... those are seriously hilarious!!!!!!

Cindy said...

I wish someone would take the hammer away from my midget! ;)

Nathan & Margaret said...

absolutely NOTHING like a nice laugh. Those were great. How are you guys, and hows the peanut?

AmShaZam said...

ha, ha, ha!

somestratt said...

Those are great. Thanks for sharing.

Brent (not Laila)