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    "Squawks" are problem listings that pilots generally leave for maintenance crews, and are normally accompanied by a response from the maintenance worker.
    (Don't let these scare you about air travel any more than any other tidbits you hear in the news.)
    From the "squawk sheets":
    Problem: "Left inside main tire almost needs replacement."
    Solution: "Almost replaced left inside main tire."
    Problem: "Test flight OK, except autoland very rough."
    Solution: "Autoland not installed on this aircraft."
    Problem #1: "#2 Propeller seeping prop fluid."
    Solution #2: "#2 Propeller seepage normal."
    Problem #2: "#1,#3 and #4 propellers lack normal seepage."
    Problem: "The autopilot doesn't."
    Solution: "IT DOES NOW"
    Problem: "Something loose in cockpit."
    Solution: "Something tightened in cockpit"
    Problem: more...

    Here are some actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crews: Problem: "Left inside main tire almost needs replacement." Solution: "Almost replaced left inside main tire." Problem: "Test flight OK, except autoland very rough." Solution: "Autoland not installed on this aircraft." Problem #1: "#2 Propeller seeping prop fluid." Solution #1: "#2 Propeller seepage normal." Problem #2: "#1, #3, and #4 propellers lack normal seepage." Problem: "The autopilot doesn't." Signed off: "IT DOES NOW." Problem: "Something loose in cockpit." Solution: "Something tightened in cockpit." Problem: "Evidence of hydraulic leak on right main landing gear." Solution: "Evidence removed." Problem: "DME volume unbelievably loud." Solution: "Volume set to more believable level." Problem: "Dead bugs on more...

    GOLF COURSE!
    A couple of women were playing golf one sunny afternoon. The first of the
    twosome teed off and watched in horror as the ball headed directly toward
    a foursome of men playing the next hole.
    Sure enough, the ball hit one of the guys, and he immediately clasped his
    hands together at his crotch, fell to the ground, and proceeded to roll
    around in agony. The woman rushed over and immediately began to apologize.

    She then explained that she was a physical therapist and offered to help
    ease his pain. "Ummph, ooh, nnooo, I'll be alright... I'll be fine in a
    few minutes", he replied as he remained in the fetal position still
    clasping his hands together at his crotch. But she persisted, and he
    finally allowed her to help him. She gently took his hands away and laid
    them to the side, loosened his pants and put her hands inside, beginning
    to massage him.

    "Does that feel better?", she more...

    Here are some actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crews. "Squawks" are problem listings that pilots generally leave for maintenance crews.

    Problem: "Left inside main tire almost needs replacement."
    Solution: "Almost replaced left inside main tire."

    Problem: "Test flight OK, except autoland very rough."
    Solution: "Autoland not installed on this aircraft."

    Problem #1: "#2 Propeller seeping prop fluid."
    Solution #1: "#2 Propeller seepage normal."

    Problem #2: "#1, #3, and #4 propellers lack normal seepage."
    Problem: "The autopilot doesn't."
    Signed off: "IT DOES NOW."

    Problem: "Something loose in cockpit."
    Solution: "Something tightened in cockpit."

    Problem: "Evidence of hydraulic leak on right main landing more...

    "Squawks" are problem listings that pilots generally leave for maintenance crews to fix before the next flight. Here are some squawks submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crews.
    (P)=PROBLEM (S)=SOLUTION
    (P) Left inside main tire almost needs replacement
    (S) Almost replaced left inside main tire
    (P) Test flight OK, except autoland very rough
    (S) Autoland not installed on this aircraft
    (P) #2 Propeller seeping prop fluid
    (S) #2 Propeller seepage normal - #1 #3 and #4 propellers lack normal seepage
    (P) Something loose in cockpit
    (S) Something tightened in cockpit
    (P) Evidence of leak on right main landing gear
    (S) Evidence removed
    (P) DME volume unbelievably loud
    (S) Volume set to more believable level
    (P) Dead bugs on windshield
    (S) Live bugs on order
    (P) Autopilot in altitude hold mode produces a 200 fpm descent
    (S) Cannot reproduce problem on ground
    (P) more...

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