"(Why jump from a) Perfectly good airplane" (1971)
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"Why would anyone jump out of a perfectly good airplane?"
This is a classic skydiving line. It's not a "good" airplane--it's a "perfectly good" airplane.
This is for any ADS-L reader who works in an airport.
JUMP + PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE--2,120 Google hits, 1,820 Google Groups hits
Frederick Post - 9/18/1971
...The Target Area Mike Ponders 'PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE' GOOD Landing And An Okay Sign.....Why Would Anyone Jump Out A PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE "There is no way to describe..
Frederick, Maryland Saturday, September 18, 1971 740 k
Mountain Democrat - 12/20/1999
...made much sense to jump out of a PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE capable of completing its.....In the mountains, when a signal was GOOD it was really GOOD. And, simply..
Placerville, California Monday, December 20, 1999 448 k
News - 7/22/1995
...don't voluntarily jump out of a PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE. But for a reason I can't.....Amanda Staley, 9, plays some catch with her GOOD Mend Penny the cocker spaniel in their..
Frederick, Maryland Saturday, July 22, 1995 818 k
Frederick Post - 7/22/1995
...don't voluntarily jump out of a PERFECTLY GOOD AIRPLANE. But for a reason I can't.....Southern Printing and Manufacturing Company GOOD morning He who despairs of the human..
Frederick, Maryland Saturday, July 22, 1995 907 k
(PROQUEST HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS)
Parachute Team Pinpoints Perfect Dulles Landing; Volpe, Parachute Team Open Transpo 72
By Carl Bernstein Washington Post Staff Writer. The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973). Washington, D.C.: May 27, 1972. p. E1 (2 pages)
Pg. E3: Grown men will be jumping out of perfectly good airplanes, part of the dazzling display of human and mechanical aerobatics that--for the public--will be the biggest drawing card at the Dulles exhibition.
Why Would a 1913 Lady Jump out of a Perfectly Good Airplane?
By Charles Hillinger. The Washington Post, Times Herald (1959-1973). Washington, D.C.: Jul 1, 1973. p. L18 (1 page)
Chutists Win a Place In State's Sports World; Chutists Win Place In Sports World
By EDWARD BROWN. New York Times (1857-Current file). New York, N.Y.: Oct 2, 1977. p. 351 (3 pages)
"IT'S FREE, it's quiet, you're utterly alone." "It's really pretty up there." "I love it; it's such a special thing." These are the remarks of sports parachutists, but to most people the idea of throwing oneself out of a perfectly good airplane and depending upon something as flimsy as a parachute to get down safely would be the height of folly.
A family affair with parachutes; Houston lawyer, two sons jump a lot, backed up by his wife, who's a rigger First time in Korea 'It's a contact sport' Saving World War II craft
By Jo Ann Levine Staff correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor. Christian Science Monitor (1908-Current file). Boston, Mass.: Jan 23, 1978. p. 16 (1 page):
To unwind, he jumps out of a perfectly good airplane 8 to 10 times every weekend, weather permitting.
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