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Old 31st Aug 2017, 16:43
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staircase
 
Join Date: Nov 1999
Location: uk
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Duty instructor (DI) at Linton, must have been 1975, sitting in the tower reading the porn, when an R/T call on tower says;

‘C33 (odd number call sign so a student) Calling DI stud 8 for flame out!’

I immediately inform the ATC assistant to call the powers that be, and pick up the headset.

‘Where are you C33, what is your position?’

‘C33 is taxing in. The engine went out doing aeros 20 mins ago. I did the standard relight and it started so I finished my sortie. What I want to know sir, is should I put the aeroplane U/S?’

At this point the Station Master and the C/I are just arriving at the tower ……
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