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I thought it to be humorous. The guy clearly enjoys his job. A modicum of autonomy in any occupation makes for a more productive and plesant worker.
 

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wow - making a rap song out of a required FAA pax briefing. Bet the lawyers/media would have a field day in court if that flight had an accident where someone was injured in the evacuation as a result of not understanding his "rap" briefing.

Wonder what the FAA or check airman would say next time they show up for a line check and one of us pilots made a "rap song" out of the jumpseat brief or before start checklist?
 
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wow - making a rap song out of a required FAA pax briefing. Bet the lawyers/media would have a field day in court if that flight had an accident where someone was injured in the evacuation as a result of not understanding his "rap" briefing.

Wonder what the FAA or check airman would say next time they show up for a line check and one of us pilots made a "rap song" out of the jumpseat brief or before start checklist?
Good point, but at least SWA has fun at work.
 

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wow - making a rap song out of a required FAA pax briefing. Bet the lawyers/media would have a field day in court if that flight had an accident where someone was injured in the evacuation as a result of not understanding his "rap" briefing.

Wonder what the FAA or check airman would say next time they show up for a line check and one of us pilots made a "rap song" out of the jumpseat brief or before start checklist?
This sounded like a clever welcome aboard announcement to me! The FAA requirements for things such as fastening seatbelts, donning oxygen mask, and flotation devices were not included. My guess is "that" part of the announcement was not worth filming....i.e. in a manner that makes all lawyers, check airmen, and FAA types happy!
 

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wow - making a rap song out of a required FAA pax briefing. Bet the lawyers/media would have a field day in court if that flight had an accident where someone was injured in the evacuation as a result of not understanding his "rap" briefing.

Wonder what the FAA or check airman would say next time they show up for a line check and one of us pilots made a "rap song" out of the jumpseat brief or before start checklist?
Mr. I hate SWA,

This guy gives your traditional boring announcement AFTER doing his thing. Don't worry.
 

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I'm sure I have been on one of this guy's flights - into Vegas, I believe. Had a blast.
 

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Part of the reason I love riding on SWA. The crew always seems to be very happy with their jobs. Much better than listening to some FA bickering about their job or company in general. I got a laugh out of the video.
 

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wow - making a rap song out of a required FAA pax briefing. Bet the lawyers/media would have a field day in court if that flight had an accident where someone was injured in the evacuation as a result of not understanding his "rap" briefing.

Wonder what the FAA or check airman would say next time they show up for a line check and one of us pilots made a "rap song" out of the jumpseat brief or before start checklist?
The most important thing I noticed was that everyone paid attention during his briefing. Next time you dead head or commute watch the pax during the FA brief, most don't even look up.
 

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wow - making a rap song out of a required FAA pax briefing. Bet the lawyers/media would have a field day in court if that flight had an accident where someone was injured in the evacuation as a result of not understanding his "rap" briefing.

Wonder what the FAA or check airman would say next time they show up for a line check and one of us pilots made a "rap song" out of the jumpseat brief or before start checklist?
I'll bet your a 1%er.
 

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The explanations here justifying the circus act are hilarious. There's no room for that crap on an airplane- you want that stuff go to a tallent show. However, if you want a safety minded airplane, do your job.........the right way.
 

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The explanations here justifying the circus act are hilarious. There's no room for that crap on an airplane- you want that stuff go to a tallent show. However, if you want a safety minded airplane, do your job.........the right way.
Maybe the rap routine doesn't appeal to all walks of life, but some humor is merited as most pax don't like to fly and a cute SWA routine can put some pax at ease.

I agree that all facets of aviation should be handled with a seriousness, but c'mon. A little entertainment never hurt anyone. Plus, as I mentioned it makes for a more content employee. When given some degree of latitude (autonomy) in executing your job or duties within limits, it makes it much easier and pleasant.
 

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The explanations here justifying the circus act are hilarious. There's no room for that crap on an airplane- you want that stuff go to a tallent show. However, if you want a safety minded airplane, do your job.........the right way.
ease up....
 

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Next thing Homeboy will be grabbing his ying yang with the free hand and demonstrating the "Get Low" approach fo the brothers. Maybe selling Crack while shouting crap about banging the Ho's and busting Caps in Whitey will become the norm in the new "Changed" Bus rides of the airways. Wonder if there was a Major Chimpout when Homeboy concluded his American Idol performance?
 

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Next thing Homeboy will be grabbing his ying yang with the free hand and demonstrating the "Get Low" approach fo the brothers. Maybe selling Crack while shouting crap about banging the Ho's and busting Caps in Whitey will become the norm in the new "Changed" Bus rides of the airways. Wonder if there was a Major Chimpout when Homeboy concluded his American Idol performance?
Let me guess... You're an angry White guy whose teenage daughter dates a minority. :smash:
 

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Wonder if there was a Major Chimpout when Homeboy concluded his American Idol performance?
I didn't do a chimpout but I did join in the applause after his briefing.
 

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Umm...he clearly states in his "Welcome Aboard Message", that there will soon be a briefing on the safety belts, O2 use, etc...

This wasn't the FAA required briefing.

It was just a clever way to get everyone's attention. And it has worked. It even got yours and you weren't even on the flight. (Even if you didn't like it.) That in and of itself means that it was effective.

Kind of like when I was on a Delta 767 and the Lead FA made the PA (plus you need to picture the big queen of a FA he was...and I mean that in an endearing way), 'honey, like the song says, there maybe 50 ways to leave your lover, but there's only 8 ways to leave this 767. So if you want to find out where they are, you better pay attention to me...' Company script? I think not. Get everyone's attention...you bet.

You guys on here need to loosen your strings.

Some of y'all are wound just a little too tight!

:)
 
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