And that is why I was always upfront with my passenger regardless of their rank. It has always been my belief that it was best to sit in the coffee shop waiting for the weather to clear than a hopin' and a prayin' to be back on the ground.<quoted text>
I never want to be killed in a plane crash, which is why I never entered politics or become and actor.
I spent a night underground with some green berets just ten miles from the Cambodian border rather than try and fly between thunderstorms at night with a half tank of fuel. Hey, those MACV folks really had it pretty good down there. It was cool and dry and we had free drinks for the crew.
And when we landed back at our airfield at eight am this next morning, we had the rest of the day off.