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Who bought the farm?

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On our ABC quiz show Think Tank tonight, the host said that a losing contestant had 'bought the farm'. Can you think of another aviation related saying that has found its way into general use? For example 'I’m in a spin'.

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You are flying low - your fly is undone

Straighten up and fly right - behave properly

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ahead of the curve

flak

gremlin

lighter than air

push the envelope

seat of the pants

wingman

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Crack up !......( female flying plane upside down )

 

... so evidently "c0ck-up" must be aviation-related too.

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