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US Army Warrant Officer Helicopter Pilots, God, and the Truth

Old 18th May 2014, 14:59
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US Army Warrant Officer Helicopter Pilots, God, and the Truth

This is my Story.....and I am sticking to it!


A Pilot Parable

One day, while an old Army Warrant Officer Aviator was cutting the branch off a tree high above a river, his ax fell into the river.

When he cried out, the Lord appeared and asked, "Why are you crying?"
The aviator replied that his ax had fallen into water, and he needed the ax to supplement his meager pension.

The Lord went down into the water and reappeared with a golden ax.
"Is this your ax?" the Lord asked.
The aviator replied, "No."

The Lord again went down and came up with a silver ax. "Is this your Ax?" the Lord asked.
Again, the aviator replied, "No."

The Lord went down again and came up with an iron ax. "Is this your Ax?" the Lord asked.
The aviator replied, "Yes."

The Lord was pleased with the aviator's honesty and gave him all three axes to keep, and the aviator went home happy.

Six months later the aviator was walking with his wife along the river bank, his woman slipped on the wet leaves and fell into the river.
When the pilot cried out, the Lord again appeared and asked him, "Why are you so upset?"
"Oh Lord, my wife has fallen into the water!"

The Lord went down into the water and came up with Selma Hayek. "Is this your woman?" the Lord asked.
"Yes," cried the aviator.

The Lord was furious. "You lied! That is an untruth!"

The Pilot replied, "Oh, forgive me Lord. It is a misunderstanding. You see, if I had said 'no' to Selma Hayek, You would have come up with Ann Hathaway.
Then if I said 'no' to her, you would have come up with my woman. Had I then said 'yes,' you would have given me all three.
And Lord, I am an old man not able to take care of all three women in a way that they deserve, that's why I said yes to Selma Hayek."

And God was pleased.

The moral of this story is:

Whenever a Pilot lies, it is for a good and honorable reason, and only for the benefit of others!
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Old 18th May 2014, 15:13
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I love it but I think the story is bullshit.
....y'see a pilot always has other pilots who are his friends and are always willing to help out


...especially if ann hathaway was a good looker
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Old 18th May 2014, 22:03
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Great stuff.

Also shows the pilot knew his limitations thus displayed utter professionalism
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Old 18th May 2014, 23:14
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This Kid has the makings of a US Army Warrant Officer Helicopter Pilot!


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Old 19th May 2014, 03:59
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I'm sure that I'm not the only one who has noticed the absence of 'SASless' in this and other threads to which we have all come to expect some meaningful input. Does anyone know why he's quiet lately?
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And no, I don't know why.
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Old 20th May 2014, 19:55
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Allegorical fable an all,but my 3 year old would'nt buy this ! Pilots doing manual labour.........................
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Old 20th May 2014, 23:28
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I'm sure that I'm not the only one who has noticed the absence of 'SASless' in this and other threads to which we have all come to expect some meaningful input. Does anyone know why he's quiet lately?
I too had noticed..

Maybe "BB" himself might know? He seemed to take up the torch at around the same time...
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Old 21st May 2014, 00:10
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Rumor is he ran off to join the Circus.
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Old 21st May 2014, 00:36
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SaSless doesn't "run" anywhere !

He rides, either in a helo as pilot or on a chopper as the driver
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Old 21st May 2014, 02:03
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SAS is still posting elsewhere on the net, so he's still with us in the most important sense..
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Old 22nd May 2014, 20:22
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I too had noticed
Me too. Was going to ask the same question.
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Old 22nd May 2014, 21:54
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Originally Posted by Boudreaux Bob View Post
Rumor is he ran off to join the Circus.
Wait a minute there, he already did that, and left. Ages ago.

(US Army ... Circus ... what's the real difference? )
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Old 22nd May 2014, 21:56
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At least we know he is here in spirit, if not in body
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Old 23rd May 2014, 00:20
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A Circus knows how to move camp expeditiously and with a certain amount of organization, quite unlike the US Army!
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Old 24th May 2014, 02:03
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Not sure I can agree with that Bob. When our unit moved from Bearcat to Dong Tam we didn't miss a beat. Mind you, the Koreans seemed to be a bit upset that their trucks had been commandeered (read stolen) to help in the move. The lesson to take away was, don't argue with the ROK Army - mean buggers when riled.
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Old 24th May 2014, 02:36
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Ah but Brian Laddy.....you Aussies were in charge of the movement I bet!
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The Aussie Army and the US Army are very different organizations.
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That is an understatement !
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The Aussie Army and the US Army are very different organizations
We're talking Aussie Navy/US Army here.
.....you Aussies were in charge of the movement
One of our Oz pilots. Andy Perry, scrounger/trader par exellance, amazing what he could get in trade for a pair of GP boots, or a slab of VB. No mean aviator either, rewarded with the Silver Star by the Americans some 20 years after the events, due to our navies anal attitude to foreign decorations.
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