sexta-feira, fevereiro 26, 2010
Aqui vai uma cópia integral de uma lista de questões colocadas pelos pilotos (P) da FedEx e correspondente resposta dos mecânicos (S) em inglês.
P - Number 3 engine missing.
S - Number 3 engine found on right wing, after a very brief search.
P - Aircraft handled funny.
S - Aircraft warned to straighten up, fly right and be serious.
P - Left inside main tire almost needs replaced.
S - Left inside main tire almost replaced.
P - Test flight went great, however auto-landing was very rough.
S - Auto-landing not installed on this aircraft.
P - Something loose in the cockpit.
S - Something tightened in the cockpit.
P - Dead bugs on windshield
S - Live bugs are still on back order.
P - Auto-pilot in altitude hold mode produces a 200 feet per second descent.
S - Can’t reproduce that particular problem on the ground.
P - Evidence of a leak on right main landing gear.
S - Evidence removed.
P - DME volume at unbelievable levels.
S - DME volume set to more believable levels.
P - Friction locks cause throttle levers to stick.
S - That means it’s working.
P - IFF inoperative in OFF mode.
S - I think most things are inoperative in the OFF mode.
P - I suspect a cracked windshield.
S - I suspect you’re right.
P - Mouse in cockpit.
S - Installed cat in cockpit.
P - There is a noise coming from under the instrument panel. Sounds like a midget banging on something with a hammer.
S - Took hammer away from midget.