As told to Richard Fogg by his father Howard Fogg, this phrase was uttered by a meteorology instructor to a class of student pilots in 1942. A gale of laughter, led by Howard, followed this pronouncement.
Air Cadet Howard Fogg at Parks Air College in East St. Louis, June 1942.
Lettering on Fuselage reads:
AIR CORPS SERIAL NO.40-2609
CREW WEIGHT 400 LBS
Photo Courtesy of Peter Fogg