Aviation Humor

Naval Aviator tells the story of when a USMC F-9 Cougar pilot buzzed the tower of a USAF base. The Air Force advised him not to return to their airfield.

‘He told me he'd debated doing it for about 10 seconds, but being a Marine meant you were compelled to… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the man that sued Pepsi for Not Giving him a Harrier Jump Jet

The campaign was simple: you could collect points from Pepsi labels by buying Pepsi products. Once you collected points you… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the U-2 pilot that took part in O Club parties wearing fake bad teeth to joke about the ozone level effect on U-2 drivers

Buddy Brown (Buddy is not a nickname it’s his real name) was one of a handful of men in the… Read More

1 year ago

Chicks dig ‘em! US Naval Aviator explains why fighter pilots wear sunglasses

What is the real reason why pilots wear sunglasses? Sunglasses help safeguard a pilot’s most important sensory asset – vision.… Read More

1 year ago

Once a Russian Mil Mi-24 Hind Attack helicopter was painted in US Coast Guard colors. Here’s why.

The Hind has been sold to 40 countries and, no it’s not a joke, the photos in this post feature… Read More

1 year ago

“Low thrust, Not enough thrust, Engines that don’t generate enough thrust.” Former A-10 pilot explains why the engines are the biggest weakness of the Warthog.

‘We joke that the A-10 is really a single-engine aircraft, with half an engine on each side,’ Lynn Taylor, former… Read More

1 year ago

That time Habu crew chiefs loaded into an SR-71 ladies’ underwear to deploy along with the drag chute upon landing to adjust the attitude of a new Blackbird pilot

Upon landing and subsequent pilot deployment of the SR-71 Blackbird chute (which is Orange), the chute deployed as normal and… Read More

2 years ago

USAF Pilot recalls when he got sick while flying a T-28, he tried to throw the barf bag overboard and the bag tore apart. He got barf inside and out the Canopy.

Even the most experienced pilots still get motion sickness once in a while. If you’ve ever been one to wonder… Read More

2 years ago

That time Kris Kristofferson stole a US Army helicopter and landed it in Johnny Cash’s yard

He did in fact take the US Army helo and land in Johnny Cash’s yard. June Carter came out and… Read More

2 years ago