实用英语:极富哲理且真实搞笑的美军飞行员手册

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Every take off is optional. Every landing is mandatory.

  每个起飞是自愿性的, 每个降落是强迫性的。

  Always try to keep the number of landings you make equal the number of take offs you’ve made.

  经常保持降落数目与起飞数目相等。

  When in doubt, hold on to your altitude. No one has ever collided with the sky.

  当你觉得混乱时,请保持高度,因为没有人跟天空相撞过…

  The probability of survival is inversely proportional to the angle of arrival. Large angle of arrival, small probability of survival and vice versa.

  生存的机会是跟着陆角度是成反比例的。大的着陆角度,小的生存机会…

  If you push the stick forward, the houses get bigger. If you pull the stick back, they get smaller... That is, unless you keep pulling the stick all the way back, then they get bigger again.

  当你把控制杆推前,房子变大了;当你把控制杆拉后,房子变小了;但当你拉着不放,房子又要变大了。

  Good judgment comes from experience. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes from bad judgment.

  好的判断来自经验。很不幸,经验通常是来自坏的判断……

  The three most useless things to a pilot are the altitude above you, runway behind you and a tenth of a second ago.

  对于飞行员来说,最没用的三件事:在你上面的高度、在你背后的跑道,以及刚过去的十分一秒。

  There are old pilots and there are bold pilots. There are, however, no old bold pilots.

  这里有老飞行员,也有勇敢的飞行员;但是,这里并没有勇敢的老飞行员。

  You know you’ve landed with the wheels up if it takes full power to taxi to the elevator.

  当你要开加力才能把飞机驶进停机坪,你就知道刚才降落时, 忘记了放下起落架…

  Flying isn’t dangerous. Crashing is what’s dangerous.

  飞行不是危险的,坠毁才是危险的!

  Helicopters can’t fly; they’re just so ugly the earth repels them.

  直升机不能飞的,只是它们太丑了,连地球也排斥它们。

  The propeller is just a big fan in front of the plane used to keep the pilot cool. When it stops, you can actually watch the pilot start sweating.

  螺旋浆其实只是一个令飞行员凉快的大风扇,当它停了,基本上你会看到飞行员开始冒汗了…
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