A crazy, reckless person. Furthermore, a lighthearted term used to describe a mix between an idiot and a daredevil (either for insult and, sometimes, endearment).
Like the literal black ball used in a game of pool, an Eight Ball is a living, breathing symbol of both good and bad luck.
Popularized by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps T.V. shows "McHale's Navy" (1962-1966) and "Baa Baa Black Sheep" a.k.a. "Black Sheep Squadron" (1976-1978).
"Christy, you Eight Ball! You ain't sane enough to go rollin' in Central Park!" - Lt. Cmdr. Quinton McHale
A derogatory term for aircraft pilots (regardless of him/her being in the fixed-wing/airplane or rotary/helicopter community). This species of aviators is prevalent in the commercial airlines, private aviation, or the military (e.g. Navy, Marines, Air Force, Army, and even the Coast Guard and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration/NOAA). The term can also be used to denote astronauts.
True to the name, the stick monkey just wiggles the joystick around, making the plane roll left, right, up, down, clockwise, and counterclockwise.
If you were to fly for the Navy, would you rather be a stick monkey or a back-seater?
Another way of saying "for each person." Is typically used for accounting calculation purposes
The cost of one Executive Seating to see the Blue Angels perform at Naval Air Facility El Centro is $60 per head.