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  1. FLYBOYJ

    FLYBOYJ "THE GREAT GAZOO"
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    For those of you who have worked in a "tool control" enviornment (the government or military). I put this together based on my experience in the military and where I've worked.

    TEN THINGS YOU DON’T SAY TO THE BOSS WHEN ONE OF YOUR TOOLS IS FOUND INSIDE AN AIRPLANE

    10. Hey, I have one just like that!
    9. Hey, I have an empty cut out in my tool box that would fit in!
    8. Does this mean I don’t have to fill out a missing tool report?
    7. I hate when people take things from my tool box and don’t tell me!
    6. Did my tool qualify for frequent flyer miles?
    5. So it has my employee number on it, that doesn’t mean I lost it!
    4. Damn, I already replaced that puppy with one from the Mac Tool truck!
    3. You sure it was found on an airplane? I thought I took that home to work on my motorcycle last week.
    2. Oh I left that there on purpose. It makes things easier at the next inspection.

    AND NUMBER ONE!

    1. So what someone could have died! People die every day!
     
  2. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
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    :lol:

    Some of those remind me of the excuses we would get from our maintenance company! I ended up dubbing my aircraft "The Toolbox" after they worked on it one time! :lol:
     
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    Leaving a small tool in an aircraft tends to jam controls, ultimately killing someone.

    Charles
     
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    Yeap sure does. That is the reason for tool box inventories after you are done with maintenance. I have never left a tool in my aircraft.

    Whenever a soldier of mine did maintenance, I personally inventoried his tool box afterwords to make sure nothing was left on the aircraft.
     
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