27 Great Aviation Sayings

Aviation has brought us into a global world and new dynamic in how we view things. No longer do we spend our whole life in a town. We can travel the world in just hours and explore new cultures and historic places. To pay homage to the beautiful art of aeronautics and its continued development, here is a look at some great aviation sayings.

“A good landing is one you walk away from.”

“A mile of road takes you a mile.”

“All the calculations show it can’t work. There’s only one thing to do: make it work.”

“Aviate, Navigate, Communicate.”

“Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness.”

“From high to low, watch the graveyard down below.”

“Gravity always wins.”

“High spirits they had: gravity they flouted.”

“Hold on, let me get the other sheet.”

“In thrust we trust.”

“It flew in, it’ll fly out.”

“It’ll do a trip.”

“Keep the blue side up.”

“Limited in his nature, infinite in his desires.”

“Make no mistake. Flying is expensive.”

“My soul is in the sky.”

“No copilot can possibly know all the rules.”

“Red over white, you’re all right.”

“Red sky in the morning, pilot’s warning. Red sky in the evening, pilot’s delight.”

“The copilot who doesn’t abide by the rules is grounded.”

“The pilot always makes the rules.”

“The pilot is never wrong.”

“The pilot is ready when he is ready.”

“The pilot may change his mind at any time.”

“You can land anywhere, once.”

“You can only tie the record for flying low.”

“You haven’t seen a tree until you’ve seen its shadow from the sky.”

There is a rich history in Aviation. From the early 1900′s to the 21st century, here is a look at how aviation has evolved in the last century.