Mon, May 03, 2004
You People Are CRAAAZY!
Well, the results are in on our latest caption contest. As
usual, ANN readers were chock full of catty captions for the
Here are some of the best we've seen:
"...and if we use Beta, it's not so loose coming out of
"How will airports shuttle 500+ pax to the A380?
Introducing the Airbus Air Bus!"
"The Acme Homebuilt Aircraft company has expressed apologies to
the customers that received school bus maintenance manuals instead
of build manuals."
"This is a long lost photo of the Airbus A100, an early commuter
concept that, ahem, never got off the ground."
"Bluebird enters the light turbine market"
(Music up...) "Into the bus, Junior Birdmen -- into the
"With the airliner industry in turmoil, Boeing is looking at
manufacturing other methods of transportation."
"Crew Bus for swamp buggy pilots"
"Something new from Burt Rutan?"
"Engine... START. Main Bus... ON"
"Are you sure this is how Les Shockley got his start?"
Thanks to all who sent their captions in. Let's do this again
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