Monday, February 10, 2003

Reader's Digest Humor in Uniform Submission

As a student naval aviator in primary flight training I was required to study and prepare for several hours before every flight. This arduous task has become very monotonous. The stack of manuals and publications that are part of the required reading could cure any case of insomnia. I was pleasantly surprised when I read the following definition in my Contact Flight Training Instruction while preparing for my first precision aerobatics flight.

Acrobatics- something that circus performers do while wearing brightly colored tights. NOT to be confused with aerobatics.