Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.— John Benfield
Provocative Jet Engines quotations
Curiosity is the engine of achievement.
Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines.
I still need Marines who can shoot and salute.
But I need Marines who can fix jet engines and man sophisticated radar sets, as well.
Great teachers engineer learning experiences that put students in the driver's seat and then get out of the way.
For the first time I was flying by jet propulsion.
No engine vibrations. No torque and no lashing sound of the propeller. Accompanied by a whistling sound, my jet shot through the air. Later when asked what it felt like, I said, "It felt as though angels were pushing".
. . . It wasn't until the jet engine came into being and that engine was coupled with special airplane designs - such as the swept wing - that airplanes finally achieved a high enough work capability, efficiency and comfort level to allow air transportation to really take off.
The eagle may soar, but the weasel never gets sucked into a jet engine.
To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.
All military and most commercial aircraft use our designs that process power from jet engines.
The sound of a jet, an engine warming up, even the clopping of shod hooves on pavement brings on the ancient shudder, the dry mouth and vacant eye, the hot palms and the churn of stomach high up under the rib cage.
...The city fireman-the fire that suddenly bursts forth in the close-pack'd square, The arriving engines, the hoarse shouts, the nimble stepping and daring,The strong command through the fire-trumpets, the falling in line,the rise and fall of the arms forcing the water,The slender, spasmic, blue-white jets-the bringing to bear of the hooks and ladders, and their execution,The crash and cut away of connecting wood-work, or through floors, if the fire smoulders under them,The crowd with their lit faces, watching-the glare and dense shadows;....
Rust rust rust in the engines of love and time.
Before birds get sucked into jet engines, do they ever think, Is that Rod Stewart in first class?