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A Bit Of ATC Humor  
User currently offlineRalgha From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 1614 posts, RR: 6
Posted (10 years 9 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2896 times:

Rest assured, this really did happen.

Mooney Pilot (in a holding pattern): Request the GPS 35 approach.

Approach: Mooney ----U, expect vectors for the GPS 35 approach.

*A few minutes and some vectors go by*

Approach: Mooney ----U, 4 miles from INAGY, cross INAGY at 3700, cleared for the GPS 17 approach.

*Slightly longer than normal pause*

Mooney Pilot: Approach, there is a new GPS 35 approach, INAGY is the IAWP for the old approach.

Approach: The new approach doesn't take effect until the 12th.

*Very small pause*

Mooney Pilot: Today is the 12th.

*Extremely long silence*

Approach: (Laughter in background) Mooney ----U proceed direct to whatever the new IAWP is, cleared for the GPS 35 approach.


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User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2805 times:

I dunno if it's me, but I fail to see the humor in this. To me, it sounds like a little mistake and some confusion.

User currently offlineEagleyeFLL From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 13 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 9 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2631 times:

BR715-A1-30 it is you

User currently offlineMEA321 From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 389 posts, RR: 16
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2448 times:

Personally I find this story very humorous...Thank you for posting it ralgha  Smile

This kind of confusion happens more often than most of you might think. Here in Daytona's airspace the flight training makes things really tough on the controllers and the numerous student pilots who are in the skies simultaneously.

MEA321



MEA321
User currently offlineSRD737NG From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 136 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2299 times:

Br715-A1-30:

LIGHTEN UP FRANCIS!!!!!!!


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