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Overheard in IFR Magazine's 'On the Air' Section
Overheard in IFR Magazine's "On the Air"

Heard on the Detroit approach frequency while flying just north of Detroit City Airport one Sunday evening:

Approach:
"Airliner XXXX, turn left heading 350. Direct Flint when able."

Airliner XXXX:
"Left three-fifty, direct Flint."

Approach:
"Airliner YYYY, proceed direct Salem when able."

Airliner YYYY:
"Direct Salem."

Airliner XXXX:
"Airliner YYYY hey, Dave, is that vou? How's it going?"

Airliner YYYY:
"Yeah. That you, Bud? Just fine ..." (and other pleasantries)

Approach:
"How about I go and work another frequency and let you guys chat?"

Airliner XXXX:
"That'll work."

Andrew C. Taylor
Ann Arbor, Michigan


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