At least this is one problem we won’t face in an SR20.
My apologies in advance for tose that are humorless as well as those who don’t want this forum reduced to mindless clutter…
Santa Claus, like all pilots, gets regular visits from the
Federal Aviation Administration, and it was shortly before
Christmas when the FAA examiner arrived. In preparation, Santa
had the elves wash the sled and bathe all the reindeer. Santa got
his logbook out and made sure all his paperwork was in order.
The examiner walked slowly around the sled. He check the reindeer
harnesses, the landing gear, and Rudolf’s nose. He painstakingly
reviewed Santa’s weight and balance calculations for sled’s
Finally, they were ready for the check ride. Santa got in and
fastened his seatbelt and shoulder harness and checked the
compass. Then the examiner hopped in carrying, to Santa’s
surprise, a shotgun.
“What’s that for?” asked Santa incredulously.
The examiner winked and said, “I’m not supposed to tell you this,
but you’re gonna lose an engine on takeoff.”