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

Approach:
"You need to say your altitude is 2999 feet."

Cessna:
"But my altitude is 3000."

[radio silence]

Approach:
"If you say your altitude is 2999, you won't be in Class B airspace without a clearance. If you say your altitude is 3000, you're in Class B without clearance."

Cessna:
"Ah. My altitude is 2999."


Bruce Edwards
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