Glenn Wesley PP-ASEL
att!alux5!glennw 220 hrs and climbing...
AT&T Bell Laboratories Lehigh Valley Flying Club
Allentown, PA Warrior 30LV, Charger 40LV, Archer 47480
About five years ago I worked at an FBO in Atlanta on the line. The Sales
Dept. would let us ferry a/c whenever they had something we could handle, so
I ended up ferrying a Saratoga out to Johnson Co. Executive about 20 or so
miles south of Kansas City.
The guy to whom I delivered the plane flew me over to Kansas City Int'l in a
Malibu to hop a Delta flight back to Atlanta. Real nice day, about dusk, and
we were being vectored into a long line of airliners in order to land......
KC Appch: "Malibu 229, you're following a 727, one o'clock and three miles."
Us: "We've got him. We'll follow him."
KC Appch: "Delta 105, your traffic to follow is a Malibu, eleven o'clock and
three miles. Do you have that traffic?"
Delta 105: (long pause, and in a thick southern drawl) "Wwweelllll, I've got
something down there. Can't quite tell if it's a Malibu or a Chevelle,
W H Y C O P S H A T E Y O U <<<<&l <
-if you have to ask get out of the way-
Have you ever been stopped by a traffic cop and, while he was
writing a ticket or giving you a warning, you got the feeling that
he would just love to yank you out of the car, right through the
window, and smash your face into the front fender?...