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Old 10-14-2008, 10:06 AM
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Iranian Air Defense.

Passing this along...no idea if it's true...but I like it.

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Subject: IRANIAN AIR DEFENSE

In addition to communicating with the local air traffic control
facility, aircraft are required to give the Iranian Air Defense Radar
(military) a ten minute heads up if they are going to transit Iranian
airspace. This is a common procedure for commercial aircraft and
involves giving them your call sign, transponder code, type aircraft,
and points of origin and destination.

I just flew with a guy who overheard this conversation on the emergency
frequency 121.5 MHz while flying from Europe to Dubai. It's too good not
to pass along. The conversation went something like this ...

Air Defense Radar: "Unknown aircraft at (location), you are in Iranian
airspace. Identify yourself."

Aircraft: "This is a United States aircraft. I am in Iraqi airspace."

Air Defense Radar: "You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart
our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft!"

Aircraft: "This is a United States Marine fighter aircraft. Send 'em up."

Air Defense Radar: (no response ... total silence)


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I like this one better... don't care if its true or not. Funny, regardless.



This was a conversation between a US naval ship and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in late 1995.

Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.

Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision.

Canadians: Negative. You will have to divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.

Americans: This is the captain of a US Navy ship. I say again, divert YOUR course.

Canadians: No, I say again, you divert YOUR course.

Americans: This is the Aircraft Carrier US LINCOLN, the second largest ship in the United States Atlantic Fleet. We are accompanied with three Destroyers, three Cruisers and numerous support vessels. I DEMAND that you change your course 15 degrees north. I say again, that's one-five degrees north, or counter-measures will be undertaken to ensure the safety of this ship.

Canadians: This is a lighthouse. Your call.
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I like this one better... don't care if its true or not. Funny, regardless.



This was a conversation between a US naval ship and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in late 1995.

Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.

Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision.

Canadians: Negative. You will have to divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.

Americans: This is the captain of a US Navy ship. I say again, divert YOUR course.

Canadians: No, I say again, you divert YOUR course.

Americans: This is the Aircraft Carrier US LINCOLN, the second largest ship in the United States Atlantic Fleet. We are accompanied with three Destroyers, three Cruisers and numerous support vessels. I DEMAND that you change your course 15 degrees north. I say again, that's one-five degrees north, or counter-measures will be undertaken to ensure the safety of this ship.

Canadians: This is a lighthouse. Your call.
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I call BS on the lighthouse one.... Especially considering todays technology...
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Jeebus. Sensitivo!

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Never saw the video version. Equally good... especially the last "Hello?" from lighthouse.
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I like this one better... don't care if its true or not. Funny, regardless.



This was a conversation between a US naval ship and Canadian authorities off the coast of Newfoundland in late 1995.

Canadians: Please divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.

Americans: Recommend you divert your course 15 degrees to the north to avoid a collision.

Canadians: Negative. You will have to divert your course 15 degrees to the south to avoid a collision.

Americans: This is the captain of a US Navy ship. I say again, divert YOUR course.

Canadians: No, I say again, you divert YOUR course.

Americans: This is the Aircraft Carrier US LINCOLN, the second largest ship in the United States Atlantic Fleet. We are accompanied with three Destroyers, three Cruisers and numerous support vessels. I DEMAND that you change your course 15 degrees north. I say again, that's one-five degrees north, or counter-measures will be undertaken to ensure the safety of this ship.

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Seriously? cause this test is kickin my ass...
Well for Lanc3r...it's more like 2+2 type stuff. He struggles sometimes.
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