Lost Student Pilot: "Unknown Airport With Cessna 150 Circling Overhead, Identify Yourself
Lost student pilot: "Unknown airport with Cessna 150 circling overhead,
Student Naval Aviator (SNA) flying in back on an instrument hop
very lost, very flustered, inadvertently keys XMIT instead of ICS to tell Instructor Pilot (IP) he is less-than-optimally situationally aware...
Heard at the Oakland, Ca airport: Pilot: Oakland Ground, Cessna 1234 at Sierra Academy, Taxi, Destination Stockton.
Ground: Cessna 1234, Taxi Approved, report leaving the airport....
1) (Heard on the radio - _really_) Cessna: "Jones tower, Cessna 12345, student pilot, I am out of fuel.
Tower: "Roger Cessna 12345, reduce airspeed to best glide!...
This is from when my wife was a student pilot returning to HYA from the practice area
7MA: Cessna 187MA is 5 NE, landing, with the numbers....
Dead reckoning still has its place. We once had a pilot call in and say "Help, I'm hopelessly lost over Gravette, Ark.
. We all looked at each other, and after a chuckle, the controller for that area asked the pilot "If you are hopelessly lost, how do you know you are over Gravette, Ark....
A while ago while waiting to depart from Jeffco (Northwest Denver area airport) I heard
An obvious student in a Cessna 152: AH Jeffco Tower this is ah Cessna XXXXX final for ah runway ah 11 ....
A small, 14-seat plane is circling for a landing in Allentown.
It's totally fogged in, zero visibility, and suddenly there's a small electrical fire in the cockpit which disables all of the instruments and the radio....
As a Student Pilot "I Need An Altitude Adjustme
Lost In Seattle... A helicopter was flying around above Seattle when an electrical malfunction disabled all of the aircraft's electronic navigation and communications equipment.
Due to the clouds and haze, the pilot could not determine the helicopter's position and course to steer to the airport....