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Departing north from Moorabbin (YMMB) on a warm summer's day, in a very tired rental Arrow, I was cleared to climb in class C over the busy approach to Melbourne.

Centre:
"ABC, cleared to Eildon Weir; climb 7,500."

[shortly thereafter ...]

Centre:
"ABC, maintain best rate of climb."

Me:
"Best rate? I'm pedaling as fast as I can."


Andrew Fry
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