A While Ago While Waiting To Depart From Jeffco (Northwest Denver Area Airport) I Heard
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 . . .
Your not on final, final is when you don't have to turn anymore
to get to the runway!
Tower: Hotel-1, cleared to hover taxi, stay clear of Runway 16, Cessna in the pattern doing touch and go's.
Me: Cessna 123, downwind for 16. H-1: Uh, Tower, could we get some progressive taxi instructions?...
I was transitioning through the Lawrence (LWM) area the other day
when I heard a new-sounding student call up, inbound for a landing, with his instructor sitting next to him, shouting prompts in the background over the engine noise....
This CFI and his Student are holding on the runway for departing cross traffic when suddenly a deer runs out of the nearby wood
ops in the middle of the runway, and just stands there looking at them....
I heard this exchange when flying to Lancaster, PA yesterday
LNS tower: "Cessna 1234X, report three mile final....
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!...
Tower: "Aircraft on final, go around, aircraft on runway.
Solo Student Pilot: "Roger" (Continues descent....
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....
This was at SBN (South Bend, Indiana); I was getting ready to depart IFR for Oshkosh in a Cessna Cardinal RG.
Me: Oshkosh ground, Cessna 1546 Hotel at the ramp, taxi IFR Oshkosh....
Tower: "12345, are you a Cessna?" 12345: "No....I am a male hispanic.