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About 25 years ago I was hauling cargo in a beat-up C210 at dusk near PFN, FL, and overheard the following:

ATC:  "Comair 1234, Nat'l Wx Service just advised us they have recently released a balloon in your area and they say "it should be approx your altitude, and it's pretty large."

Pause of a few seconds...

Comair:  "How large?!"

Pause of several more seconds....

ATC:  "He says about the size of a house."

Pause of a few seconds:

Comair:  "Would that be my house or your house?"


Cap'n Dave 


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