The House of Rapp

Passengers: Keeping Things Interesting

Posted by in Blogging in Formation, Humor

When it comes to cataloging the intriguing travelers one has encountered over the years, few people can rival the improbably tall tales spun by pilots. Obviously it’s important to maintain confidentiality in this business, but by removing all identifying information and changing some details, a few entertaining stories can be related. Here are a few of my favorite passenger interactions.

Airline Pilot or CFI?

Posted by in Aviation, Humor

This brilliant video ecapsulatse my life as a CFI. At 8 a.m. I’m Dean Martin. By 8 p.m., I’m Foster Brooks.


Ground Control, New York Style

Posted by in Aviation, Humor

An audio excerpt from a New York ground controller who’s having a bad day.


Going Around

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I get a good laugh at Southwest’s expense, but karma’s a bitch.


That’s Entertainment

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They warned me that the Colonel made a mean bird, but I didn’t expect to be thrown off KFC’s corporate aircraft.