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    bieasy is offline Senior Member
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    Cool bottle-to-throttle

    Hi,

    Does the expression "bottle-to-throttle" mean the lapse of time between the moment a pilot drinks his last glass of alcohol and the instant he get onto the plane?

    Is this term only used for fliers?

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: bottle-to-throttle

    The full phrase suggests that a pilot shouldn't drink for eight hours before flying:
    BOTTLE TO THROTTLE

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