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Quotation by Frank W. Wead
Whenever the weather licks the pilot instead of him lickin' the weather, he's finished. The first time makes the second time easier. And the first thing he knows, he's in trouble when the weather is perfect.
Frank W. Wead (1895?–1947), U.S. screenwriter, and Howard Hawks. Jake Lee (Pat O'Brien), Ceiling Zero, reprimanding and then firing a pilot for bailing out of his plane in bad weather (1935).
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