Always ask, never assume!!
His request approved, the CNN News photographer quickly
used a cell phone to call the local airport to charter
He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for
him at the airport. Arriving at the airfield, he spotted
a plane warming up outside a hanger.
He jumped in with his bag, slammed the door shut,
and shouted, "Let's go". The pilot taxied out, swung the
plane into the wind and took off.
Once in the air, the photographer instructed the pilot,
"Fly over the valley and make low passes so I can take
pictures of the fires on the hillsides."
"Why?" asked the pilot.
"Because I'm a photographer for CNN.. he responded, and
I need to get some close up shots."
The pilot was strangely silent for a moment, finally he
stammered, "So, what you're telling me, is . . .
You're NOT my flight instructor?