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They Think You may have Hit Somebody

JFK Tower: “Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we’ll get back to you. Stand by.”You think? Watch this video.The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293).Watching the video I thought of two things.“Please remain seated with your seat belt [...]

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“They Think You May Have Hit Somebody”

JFK Tower: “Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we’ll get back to you. Stand by.” You think? Watch this video. The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293). Watching the video I thought of two things. “Please remain seated [...]

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Tower Asleep at the Switch

When American Airlines Flight 1900 could not raise the tower at Reagan International Airport, the controller at the Potomac Terminal Radar Approach tries to help. Here are some highlights…. Potomac: “Just so you’re aware, the tower is apparently not manned. We’ve made a few phone calls. No one’s answered. … So you can expect to [...]

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Pilot in Hot Water for Blowing Whistle on TSA

Although it was cool with his airline, it wasn’t with the TSA. A pilot who videoed security gaps at San Francisco airport has had his Federal Deputy status revoked and his federally provided side arm confiscated by the six agents that came to his house when he posted his video to YouTube. This comes as [...]

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Southern Hospitality

You gotta love this one even if you’ve never lived in the South.Some of you will enjoy this more than others…. Southerners can be soPolite! Atlanta Tower: “Saudi Air 511 — You are cleared to land onRunway 9R.”Saudi Air: “Thank you Atlanta . Acknowledge cleared to land onInfidel’s’ runway 9R – Allah be Praised.”Atlanta Tower: [...]

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