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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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While we were preparing to shut down at a tie down spot at Henderson Airport, Las Vegas, ground control was directing a taxiing Piper ... Ground:... More

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Recently heard on Bremen Information (Germany) ... Pilot: Bremen Information D-EABC ... ATC: D-EABC Bremen Information ... Pilot: D-EABC there is a guy here... More

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As a 16-year-old student pilot I was on a short night flight from Hershey to Capital City airport (KCXY) in Harrisburg, PA.  I was told on initial... More

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A couple of years ago, flying into ZRH (Zurich, Switzerland), just the day after the landing fees increased once more, we heard the following conversation... More

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On a recent flight from San Antonio to Fort Stockton the center frequency got very quiet ... Me: "Center you still there?" ... Center (after a few seconds):... More

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Many years ago while flying into MFR (Medford, OR) as a newly minted pilot from a non-controlled airport I was  nervous to say the least.I got a right... More