Helicopter Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old helicopter quotes, helicopter sayings, and helicopter proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If you are in trouble anywhere in the world, an airplane can fly over and drop flowers, but a helicopter can land and save your life.     

Igor Sikorsky

The helicopter approaches closer than any other (vehicle) to fulfillment of mankind's ancient dream of the flying horse and the magic carpet.     

Igor Sikorsky

It would be right to say that the helicopter's role in saving lives represents one of the most glorious pages in the history of human flight.     

Igor Sikorsky

Helicopters are multi-mission machines, one of the most important missions they have, are saving lives.     

Rossi Morreale

Helicopters don't fly, they vibrate so badly the ground rejects them.     

Tom Clancy

A helicopter is piloted with precision and not by chance.     

Anonymous

The helicopter is evidence of how man's imagination can be given physical form.     

Howard A. Wheeler

The helicopter is a fine way to travel, but it induces a view of the world that only God and CEOs share on a regular basis.     

Morley Safer

Sometimes, flying feels too Godlike to be attained by man. Sometimes, the world from above seems too beautiful, too wonderful, too distant for human eyes to see.     

Charles A. Lindbergh

The thing is helicopters are different from airplanes An airplane by it's nature wants to fly, and if not interfered with too strongly by unusual events or incompetent piloting, it will fly.     

Harry Reasoner

The helicopter appeared so reluctant to fly forward that we even considered turning the pilot's seat around and letting it fly backward.     

Igor Sikorsky

Young leading cadres have risen up by helicopter. They should really rise step by step.     

Deng Xiaoping