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Help Me I Am On Finals!

Wed Jan 30, 2002 1:44 pm

Why do people keep calling the last leg of the traffic pattern finals? Isn't it final?!?!

amazing that a a search in the data base for the word "finals" found a total of 2472 matching your criteria...

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RE: Help Me I Am On Finals!

Wed Jan 30, 2002 2:02 pm

Lol, I have wondered that myself.... here in the US, at least in North Dakota, we say "turning base to final" or "on final"...etc...

...Serge  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


RE: Help Me I Am On Finals!

Wed Jan 30, 2002 4:40 pm

That is spotters for you! They get a lot confused, it is hardly surprising when you are that far down the food chain.
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RE: Help Me I Am On Finals!

Wed Jan 30, 2002 5:32 pm

"Finals" I can deal with..."Right Final" or "Left Final" on the other hand...  Big thumbs up
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RE: Help Me I Am On Finals!

Wed Jan 30, 2002 7:13 pm

Sheesh, here we go again!  Nuts

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