Asking what a pilot thinks about the FAA is like asking a fireplug what it thinks about dogs.
The only thing worse than a captain who never flew as a co-pilot, is a co-pilot who once was a captain.
Hand flying an ILS in a gusty crosswind is easier than adjusting the shower controls in a layover hotel.
Most crew meals taste like warmed-over chicken because that's what it is.
Everything is accomplished through teamwork until something goes wrong....then one pilot gets the blame.
A good simulator ride is like successful surgery on a cadaver.
Standard checklist practice requires pilots to read to each other procedures used every trip and recite from memory those needed once every five years.
A crew scheduler is the type who wakes his wife at midnight to carry out the trash, then sends her back out to let in the cat.
An FAA investigation is conducted by non-flying types who take six months to itemize the mistakes made by a crew that had six seconds to do something.