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On a recent trip in my Cirrus from KSAV to KPDK, I had this exchange with Atlanta Approach. (This was right after the FL-GA football game where the Gators won ... again.)

ATL:
"N267CP, you are cleared to PDK via the TRBOW8 arrival. Proceed direct from present position to TRBOW."

N267CP (me) :
"N267CP cleared direct TRBOW for the TRBOW8. Are you sure that shouldn't be renamed TEBOW for the beating that your Bulldogs took?"

ATL:
"N267CP, one more remark about the beatdown, and I will amend your clearance to IAH, LAX direct PDK!"

N267CP "N267CP O.K. TRBOW8 it is!"

ATL:
"Smart man."

Steve King
via e-mail


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