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  •  Superb job by the tower controller (3+ / 0-)
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    Whoever that guy is, he's a true professional.

    If the pilot's good, see, I mean if he's reeeally sharp, he can barrel that baby in so low... oh you oughta see it sometime. It's a sight. A big plane like a '52... varrrooom! Its jet exhaust... frying chickens in the barnyard!

    by Major Kong on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 05:01:58 PM PDT

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    •  until I listened the second time for what they (1+ / 0-)
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      were saying I was unable to discern at what point they knew they had an accident. His voice speeds up but never becomes emotional.

      “Conservation… is a positive exercise of skill and insight, not merely a negative exercise of abstinence and caution…” Aldo Leopold

      by ban nock on Sat Jul 06, 2013 at 05:27:32 PM PDT

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