As a 16-year-old student pilot I was on a short night flight from Hershey to Capital City airport (KCXY) in Harrisburg, PA. I was told on initial contact to "report a three miles final for runway 26."
Me: "Piper xxx is three-mile final runway 26"
Tower: "Negative Piper xxx...you're 4.5 miles out. We've got the Big Eye on you!"
They were sure proud of their new radar.
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