You'd think being a pilot would be bloody exciting, soaring through the sky, being in control, but no, apparently, it can get pretty tedious - at least, according to one pilot who ended up using his time in the air to write 'I'm bored' and add a couple of dicks.
The pilot, from Flight Training Adelaide, was out testing a single propeller plane's new engine, setting off from Parafield Airport, in south Australia, when he decided to use his flight path to reveal an important message...of sorts.
The message was only visible to those following his progress using flight tracking software. Credit: Flightaware
Taking the plane out for a two-hour spin, the pilot spelt out 'I'm bored' as well as making two penis-shaped symbols, Adelaide Now.
Pine Pienaar, director of Flight Training Adelaide, told Adelaide Now: "Young instructors, what can you do?" Before adding that neither he nor the company condoned the unnamed pilot's actions.
The cheeky in-air message was only visible to those who were monitoring his live-progress - so no harm done.
However, this isn't always the case, back in 2017 the US Navy were forced to issue an apology after one of its pilots used vapour-trails to leave a massive cock in the otherwise clear.
Speaking at the time Naval Air Station, Lieutenant Commander Leslie Hubbel, told the Daily Mail: "The actions of this aircrew were wholly unacceptable and antithetical to Navy core values.
"We have grounded the aircrew and are conducting a thorough investigation - and we will hold those responsible accountable for their actions.
"The Navy apologises for this irresponsible and immature act."
An official statement from the US Navy read: "We find this absolutely unacceptable, of zero training value and we are holding the crew accountable."
Despite the threat of harsh punishment, a second military air crew were also investigated for using their aircraft to make a rude symbol.
A team from the Marine Corps were flying over southern California when they decided to use their flight path to draw a huge penis in the sky.
Experts say that it would have been very unlikely for anyone to see the shape from the ground - as the plane's propeller wouldn't have left trails in the sky during the specific atmospheric conditions that day.
But that wasn't enough for the US Marine Corps, with Major Josef Patterson announcing that an investigation had been launched.
"We've opened an investigation that is under way as we speak," he said.
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