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Re: The SR-71 "Buzzing the tower" story you probably never heard before
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2019, 09:35:06 am »
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Re: The SR-71 "Buzzing the tower" story you probably never heard before
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2019, 10:40:38 am »
Hehehehe, a cracking story.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: The SR-71 "Buzzing the tower" story you probably never heard before
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2019, 11:07:46 am »
What a beauty ! I aw her that year in Toronto. The U-2 was there as well. What a treat.
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Re: The SR-71 "Buzzing the tower" story you probably never heard before
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2019, 11:53:05 am »
As a retired ATCO (Air Traffic Control Officer) I think that is absolutely WONDERFULL.
The closest that I can come up with at the moment was at Edinburgh. We had two A-10s inbounde and they rather caught up with the British Midland 737 on short final. The 737 captain was asked if he was happy for the two A-10's to run down either side of him as he was landing.
His answer was " Tail gunner get ready".  :wub:
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