Great Aviation Related Movie Quotes


The Bee Movie
Character: Barry B. Benson (voice of Jerry Seinfeld)

If John Travolta can fly an airplane, how hard can it be?


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Rex Kramer: “Striker, listen, and you listen close: flying a plane is no different than riding a bicycle, just a lot harder to put baseball cards in the spokes.”

Woody: “That’s not flying, that’s just falling with style.”

Captain Picard: “Flying an aeroplane with only a single propeller to keep you in the air. Can you imagine that?”

Leonardo da Vinci: “When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
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We’ll be traveling at 6,000 miles per hour at an altitude of 300 feet.

Prospective stewardess from Catch Me if You Can.


Captain Oveur: Joey, do you like movies about gladiators?

Steve McCroskey: Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.
Steve McCroskey: Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit shooting heroin.

Marcus Rathbone: What’s more, the captain deliberately struck me across the face!
Cy Jordan: Unless you shut up, the second officer’s going to do exactly the same thing.

Schuyler Schultz: [pointing out the window] Before, Virgo and Leo were right there, sir. Now I’m beginning to see Ursa Minor and Cassiopeia. We MUST be turning around.
Capt. Vernon Demerest: You have a young navigator here! Well, I’ll tell you son… Due to a Cecil wind, Dystor’s vectored us into a 360-tarson of slow air traffic. Now we’ll maintain this Borden hold until we get the Forta Magnus clearance from Melnix.
Schuyler Schultz: Oh… yes… of course!

Joe Patroni: Who do ya think you’re talking to, some kid that fixes bicycles? I know every inch of the 707! Take the wings off this and you could use it as a TANK! This plane is built to withstand anything… except a bad pilot.

Capt. Benson: If he tears this plane apart, I hope you’ve got eight million to pay for it.

Airport '75:
Mrs. Patroni: Well, the first stewardess is at the controls, but she… she’s in constant touch with the tower.


Strategic Air Command
Lt. Col. Robert ‘Dutch’ Holland (Jimmy Stewart): You got any kids?
Sgt. Bible (Harry Morgan): Yep, two. One on the ramp, one in the hanger!

No Highway*

Theodore Honey (Jimmy Stewart): I expect for the tail to fall off.

Marjorie Corder (Glynis Johns): What happened?
Theodore Honey: Nothing, nothing happened at all, my figures clearly said that the tail should fall off and the tail didn’t fall off. It’s 7% above my figure, it didn’t fall off.
Marjorie Corder: Oh I’m sorry, what happens now?
Theodore Honey: I’ve been thinking about that on the way home, I’ll go to the inquiry and stand up and I’ll explain my figures to a group of very angry men and they’ll reject the whole thing. I’ll sit down, I’ll sit down and listen to them say that I’m insane because of what I did in Gander, and perhaps I am, I’m not sure you know. A qualified psychiatrist will testify to that, I talked to 3 of them this afternoon, no that was yesterday, wasn’t it? They showed me a page of ink blots and asked me if it reminded me of elephants and tigers, I said no it didn’t remind me of elephants and ti - they were just ink blots.

*AKA No Highway in the Sky



where did who go…


Tup Gun:

“If you screw up just this much, you’ll be flying a cargo plane full of rubber dog shit outta Hong Kong.”


As Captain Demerest leaves the flight deck to do a walkthrough in the passenger cabin, a flight attendant sees Captain Harris at the controls wearing an oxygen mask. She looks quizzically to the flight engineer…
Cy Jordan: Oh, he gets fainting spells. Whenever he feels one coming on he takes a whiff of oxygen. Sometimes it helps. :smiling_imp: