#1 Don’t Panic. #2 #3 Safety. “Safety third. There’s not even a Rule Number Two. But even though there’s nothing in second place, safety is not getting promoted to number two.” Elon Musk’s family rules show a mature understanding of the fallacy of ‘safety first’. There’s lots of other good stuff in this long Rolling Stone interview 30 November 2017.
“Only a cautious person, man or woman, should fly. I never mount my machine until every wire and screw has been tested.” Harriet Quimby. First woman to gain a pilot’s license in the United States and first woman to fly across the English Channel. Good Housekeeping Magazine, September 1912. SaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSaveSaveSave SaveSave
Wilbur Wright in a letter to his father, Bishop Milton Wright, on 23 September 1900. That’s 117 years ago. And 3 years before they achieved powered flight. SaveSave
Paul Bonhomme was Red Bull Air Race World Champion. Three times. He still flys aerobatics, and the 747 as a British Airways captain. Quote from How to Win the Red Bull Air Race in the British GQ magazine. SaveSave