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Another day, another air show...

I was "in the queue" for landing at Oshkosh a couple of years back. As everyone knows, landing aircraft are spoken to but don't verbally reply to the FAA controllers.

ATC to Two ahead of me: Brown Cessna, land on the Orange Spot. Rock your wings if you copy.

(The Cessna rocked his wings.)

ATC to One ahead of me: Red Biplane, land on the Blue Spot. Rock your wings.

(The Pitts Special executed two snap rolls to the left.)

ATC: And save that for the show, will you?


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