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More from our "Employee Relations" file...

(Two company DH8's on final into Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.)

Controller: CO1234, your traffic is company DH8, at your 11 o'clock, 3,000.

CO1234: Roger Saskatoon, have company DH8 in sight, too close for missiles, going to guns.

Controller: Roger ... please avoid hitting tower.

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From our "It all depends on how you look at it" file...

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In a holding pattern behind several aircraft...

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A sailplane turned final too low to make the desired runway. Equipped with a hand-held microphone, the pilot radioed his intention to change runways ...

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Heard at Republic Airport, Long Island.

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From our "Learning to fly is FUN" file...

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Ground Controller observed an aircraft make a wrong turn off the ramp and was proceeding in the opposite direction then intended.

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Pilot: Approach, Cessna 1234, student pilot ... I am at 3500 feet and am otherwise a bit lost.

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You know it's football season when...

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Overheard on Tallahassee Approach during some very turbulent weather conditions.

Will Parachutes Ever Be Other Than A Cirrus Thing?

Pipistrel is offering a whole airframe parachute for its new Panthera. We may see if it's as good a sales cudgel as it has been for Cirrus.

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