Short Final: “I’m giving her all she’s got, Captain!”
While traveling into Valdez, Alaska for the annual fly-in and STOL competition, a couple of planes were trying to hurry in before the airspace closed for aerobatic practice. A couple minutes after tower gave “best forward speed” instructions to a Lake amphibian (not known for great forward speed), the following exchange was heard:
Lake 123: “I’m giving her all she’s got, Captain!”
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