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V2-OMG!
14th Jan 2009, 02:08
I love these funky photos when airliners were still in their infancy. At one time the pilots also served the meals!


http://pic80.picturetrail.com/VOL1942/12014112/21360717/351097125.jpg

V2-OMG!
14th Jan 2009, 02:10
What kind of airplane? DC-2?????

sisemen
14th Jan 2009, 06:00
"Ticket please. Tickets. All change at Heathrow"

V2-OMG!
14th Jan 2009, 07:27
LOL! at siseman. He could pass for a conductor too.

And.....was it really like this???? What a riot!
YouTube - Pan Am Boeing 707-121-"Promo Film"-1958 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylxltkDktZM)

angels
14th Jan 2009, 07:44
It looks like she's handing him a piece of a broken plate.

Perhaps they hit some CAT.

Howard Hughes
14th Jan 2009, 07:46
What did you answer?;)

Whirlygig
14th Jan 2009, 07:56
One stripe? Can't be a pilot :} I think he's an air steward :ok:

Cheers

Whirls

V2-OMG!
14th Jan 2009, 08:04
Actually, she might be a bit of a trollop; look at those sultry, dark eyes.

So, as the good captain was serving the salad, they quickly found out that they are staying overnight at the same city after landing, and written inside that napkin is the name of the hotel. Now, is she giving it to him, or is he giving it to her?

Still, this could be the genesis of a historic moment in aviation: the very first bonking committed during a layover.

Loose rivets
14th Jan 2009, 09:42
Aaaah! A different era.


http://www.pprune.org/jet-blast/346262-physics-type-question-has-had-me-pondering-2.html#post4450757

goudie
14th Jan 2009, 09:57
or is he giving it to her?


He probably was later

Storminnorm
14th Jan 2009, 11:08
Or to her boyfriend in the seat behind her?

S'land
14th Jan 2009, 11:52
Or to her boyfriend in the seat behind her?

Are you suggesting that the Steward/Pilot was attracted not to the sultry brunette, but to her boyfriend?

Desert Diner
14th Jan 2009, 12:28
I think she may be handing him the napkin with her phone number on it?

Lon More
14th Jan 2009, 12:59
He's handing her an XXL Condom with the message in it, "I can fill this"

Rainboe
14th Jan 2009, 15:47
Fill it with what?

I can state authoritatively having been in the industry 40 odd years (really odd some of them were), that that bloke is definitely not the Captain on account of him not having 4 wide fat rings around his sleeve. He comes from an age where cabin crew tended to wear the militaristic uniforms favoured at the time, and currently by SAS for their female cabin crew who look like Russian Airforce Officers.

I think the note says 'drink later Ma'am?' as that is an approach that will not get the perpetrator the sack, but sets the scene for an 'assignation' later that could equally be construed as an invitation to supply a drink later in the flight. Bunning Custard!

Desert Diner
14th Jan 2009, 18:21
So it was the steward trying to pull the bird then?

How things have changed!

Pontius Navigator
14th Jan 2009, 18:40
I presume those when they had a layover after each leg.

JW411
14th Jan 2009, 20:03
All of which reminds me of the dialogue between a fellow Laker captain and a young stewardess when she visited the flight deck with his coffee.

She (trying to impress because she was interested): "Is that Paco Rabane that you have on captain?"

He: "Well actually I have a hard on but I doubt you can smell it!"

I suspect she never tried that tack again.

pigboat
14th Jan 2009, 21:06
What kind of airplane? DC-2?????

Lockheed 14 or Boeing 247. :E