Two Air Stories
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Sat, 6 May 100 17:01:38 -0700
Subject: Two Air Stories
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A new pilot took his girlfriend on his first night-time "solo" flight. He
wanted to be really cool, so as he was approaching the small field to land,
instead of making the usual official requests to the tower, he just said:
"Guess who?" Without missing a beat, the controller switched off the field
lights and said: "Guess where..."
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The controller could not get the B737 to reduce speed. After three tries
using perfect phraseology, the controller finally decided to try something
"Airliner 737, are you checked out in a 747?"
"Uh, no. Why?"
"If you don't slow down right now, you'll be in the cockpit of the one in
front of you!"
© 2000 Peter Langston