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Old 3rd Oct 2007, 05:41
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Back in the 80s the Russians started to routinely file flight plans for their Bear/May/Cub flights into the Norwegian Sea. When we intercepted them they complained via ICAO because we were infringing seperation standards on known aircraft.

The direction received from on high was that if they were on a flight plan, do not scramble the QRA. So we didn't.

So there is absolutely nothing unusual or strange about the General Renuart's request, he's just suggesting we implement the old status quo.
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