Stories tagged “planes”

  • Transmission

    Come in radio Can you read my transmission radio? Radio come in Can you here me Listen carefully To whoever is near? We are low on fuel Need of help We are flying low We can’t make it any further Radio come in radio Transmission lost…...

  • Mirror (Mature)

    He looked like shit, that was for sure. He stared in the mirror, his under-slept and over-worked face staring back at him. He hated the idea of putting public bathroom water on his face, but he splashed some of the cool water on hoping it would wash aw...

    • Author: Ronnie
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Involuntary Crash #1

    The plane’s instruments had failed. Seeing as how it was in the midst of one of the worst blizzards ever recorded, this was not entirely surprising. Such was life in the Northwest Territories. The small community of Wekweètì, situated about one...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Regrouping

    The wind protested through the compromised fuselage of the plane. Craig rubbed his head, steadying his Arctic-proofed tundra jacket. “Medicine all right?” he inquired. Timothy rifled through some assorted debris until he found four small ca...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • On Wings of Fire

    I felt the cockpit shudder as the sleek fighter broke the sound barrier. I never heard the sonic boom, as the rumble of the engines blocked out all noise. Below me is an open field, small specks of fire from muzzle flashes punctuated a seemingly peacef...

  • Dogfight

    “This is Rider 1 to Rider Squadron, please report” “Rider 3 to Rider 1, my scopes are clear. There’s nothing out here” “Rider 6 to Rider 1, I’m all clear. Can we go home now?” “Haha, once Big Bird g...

  • Continuous Repetitive Chime (Mature)

    “Going evasive! Shit, got a missile on me! Deploying chaff, countermeasures online!” “Turn, it’s on your three!” “Bogey at six. Two at seven.” “Got a lock. Missile away.” “Missile hasn’t...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Wingman

    “Dammit! 6 has splashed, I repeat 6 has splashed!” “Bigbird, did he punch out?” “Checking now Rider 1. Can’t pick anything up yet. Wait, I see a chute! 6 punched out! S & R is on the way!” “Copy that ...

  • Incoming

    “HQ, I’m five-five-oh over nine-seven-two 27 klicks out from package Omega bearing two-one-one-dot-two, punchout at 22000 feet!” “Big Bird to Rider, friendlies have been engaged bearing oh-nine-five from Olympus, cannot reinforc...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Burning Skies

    “Rider 1, I’m nearly at bingo fuel, requesting RTB” “Negative 8! The Olympus has taken significant damage, and the landing strip is inoperable!” “I can’t fly on fumes 1!” “We’ve gotta see this...

  • Days Before The End (Re Write)

    Annie was woken abruptly to the sounds of engines soaring past the camp. Annie would look out into the night and watch as the German planes fly past her. During those wakeful nights Annie would gaze far into the skies and imagine the British Army cutti...

  • Finality

    “MTC initiating hundred-twenty mill’ barrage.” “Rider 1, contacts inside weapon lock range.” “Omega inside contact range, speed is 12-point-2 Mach.” “This is Rider 2, I’ve got a missile lock on me. ...

    • Author: HSAR
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Homecoming

    The 737 was painted in a red-and-white color scheme. The air rippled in the wakes of its engines as it taxied down the tarmac just off the Las Vegas strip. It was a blazing hot night; the casinos were giving out fans with imprinted logos and that laste...

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
  • Paper Lifes and Classes

    All eyes were on the man as he scribbled in quick jerks over the whiteboard. He turned around and repeated the words slowly. “Sometimes the most undesirable things in life are what we desire. Love as we know it, our beautiful love, is conditional...

    • Author: Trykdyn
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • One Year Later

    I remember this scene all too well. You and I sprawled atop my uncle’s deck, the murky lake water ebbing and flowing far below us. I waited with baited breath for shooting stars, and you held me close and made foolish promises you would later bre...

    • Author: Ariah Oak
    • Posted about 7 years ago.