The lonely funeral

bagpipes

A bagpiper was recently asked  by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. He had no family or friends, so the service was to be at a pauper’s cemetery in the back country. The bagpiper was not familiar with the backwoods, he got lost and, being a typical man, he didn’t stop for directions. Continue reading

Engineers do have a sense of humor.

qantas

Here are some actual maintenance complaints -generally known as squawks or problems- submitted recently by Qantas pilots to maintenance engineers. After attending to the squawks prior to the aircraft’s next flight, the maintenance crews are required to log the details of action taken as a solution to the pilots squawks. The following are some recent squawks and subsequent responses by maintenance crews. Continue reading