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Each week in "Short Final," we select the strangest, funniest, or most unusual thing AVweb readers have heard over the radio -- either from other pilots or coming directly from the Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower. Click through to listen in on this week's winner. More

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On a busy day at my home airport LXT I was flying in the pattern with several other airplanes ahead of me . .. Pilot on rollout ... "Traffic landing at Lee's... More

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A couple of years ago I was waiting as number one for takeoff at a towered airport ... Tower: "Cessna 12345 cleared for takeoff runway 25." ... Cessna 12345:... More

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On a corporate flight from Utah to Southern California, Center informed us of traffic, opposite direction and above ... While flying in RVSM territory 1000... More

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A couple years ago, an airship moored at Orlando Executive Airport for an event.  The area where airships moor is in an area used by helicopters as a... More

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During helicopter primary flight training at Fort Wolters, TX in 1970 a long, loose line of TH-55 helicopters, some with solo students, some with... More

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I was flying IFR from KHIO in Oregon to KMAN in Idaho and trying to avoid IMC. I saw that my ARTCC route showed a GPS altitude 2000 feet lower than my... More