Slower, Older and Smarter

A Boeing 777 wide body jetliner was lumbering along at 800km/hour at 33000 feet when a cocky F-16 fighter jet flashed by at mach 1.5

The F16 pilot decided to show off. On his state of the art radio that is part of his state of the art 3 D & million dollar headset the F16 youngster told the 777 pilot, “Hey Captain Watch this!”

He promptly went into a barrel roll followed by a steep unimaginable vertical climb. He then finished with a sonic boom as he broke the sound barrier as the F16 screamed down at impossible G’s before levelling at almost sea level …

The F-16 pilot asked the 777 pilot what he thought of that?

The 777 pilot said, “That was truly impressive, but watch this!”

The 777 chugged along for about 5 minutes at the steady 800km/hour and then the 777 pilot came back on and said, “What did you think of that?”

Puzzled, the cocky F-16 pilot asked, “What the heck did you do?”

The 777 pilot chuckled and said,

“I stood up, stretched my legs, walked to the back, used the toilet, then got a cup of coffee and a cinnamon roll and secured a date for the next 3 nights in a five star hotel paid for by the company”

Lesson of life:

When you are young & foolish – speed & flash may seem like a good thing!

When you get older & smarter – comfort & dullness is not such a bad thing! It’s called S.O.S. –

Slower, Older and Smarter!

Dedicated to all my friends approaching the S.O.S. category

Privacy Preference Center

Close your account?

Your account will be closed and all data will be permanently deleted and cannot be recovered. Are you sure?

%d bloggers like this: