As was noted here years ago, Air Force student pilots are often “tempted” to quit their training (or encouraged to continue, depending how you think about it) with the placement of truck driving school ads in conspicuous places. The ads hanging on pilot training walls are only half-joking.
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A running joke in military pilot training is that if it gets too difficult, you can always quit and become a truck driver. In fact, the phone number for truck driving schools is often posted on the flight bulletin boards. While perhaps a little insensitive to those in the truck driving profession, it makes a valid point: no one is making you do this. It’s your choice: do your best, or quit.
If nothing else, should a pilot training student decide to Read more