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Old 26th Jan 2013, 16:03
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Originally Posted by Willard Whyte View Post
At Lyneham
Ah Lyneham. In days of yore baby navs actually flew some sorties without screens (IIRC). Baby nav called forward to identify airfield pundit for the airfield to which he had navigated.

Identified .-.. .- as .... ...-

When asked if he was sure he was positive that it was Hullavington. Pilot duly landed, came to a stop, disembarked nav, and took off for base. He instructed ATC that baby nav be allowed to make his own, unassisted, return to base.
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