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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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I was in the lineup to depart LAX. A Delta jet was ahead of me and a Short Bros 360 was ahead of Delta … Delta (strong southern accent): "Ah, ground... More

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Heard on Denver departure … N1234: "Just off Centennial.” …Center: "Squawk 6666.” … Center: "Umm, do you want another? We could give... More

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Controller: Cessna 123, traffic, opposition direction, five miles, at 4,000 feet … Cessna 123: Looking for traffic, Cessna 123 … Controller: Cessna... More

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While flying back to my home airport, KAVQ, I heard this exchange from two pilots entering the non-towered airport airspace … Cherokee: Cherokee 1234... More

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My daughter and I flew back from AirVenture on the last day of the show.  While flying over eastern Iowa and monitoring 122.80 we heard the following... More

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I landed at KCMA, Camarillo, CA, on a windy day and checked in with ground … Ground: “18 Sierra Romeo, taxi to the ramp via Foxtrot, caution,... More