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U.S. Marine Fighter Pilot Chats with Iranian Air Defense Radar
Patriot Room ^ | 2009-04-06 | Scott Martin

Posted on 04/10/2009 12:45:50 PM PDT by SkyDancer

According to a Marine Pilot…

In addition to communicating with the local Air Traffic Control facility, all aircraft in the Persian Gulf AOR are required to give the Iranian Air Defense Radar (military) a ten minute “heads up” if they will be transiting Iranian airspace.

This conversation was recorded on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz, while flying

from Europe to Dubai ..

(Excerpt) Read more at patriotroom.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: flying; iran; marines
Iranian Air Defense Radar: 'Unknown aircraft at (location unknown), you are in Iranian airspace. Identify yourself.'

Aircraft: 'This is a United States aircraft. I am not in Iranian airspace, I am in Iraqi airspace.'

Iranian 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 Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait!'

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

1 posted on 04/10/2009 12:45:50 PM PDT by SkyDancer
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To: SkyDancer

love it.

thx.


2 posted on 04/10/2009 12:47:51 PM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: SkyDancer
Old but good. Could even be true.

I also like the one about the British pilot of a jetliner who was having trouble finding a particular gate at Frankfurt airport. The Air Traffic Controller got frustrated and said "Ach! Haven't you been to Frankfurt before??" And the British captain said: "Twice, actually. But it was dark both times and we didn't land."

3 posted on 04/10/2009 12:49:12 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (American Revolution II -- overdue)
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To: SkyDancer

hee hee hee.. that’s funny


4 posted on 04/10/2009 12:49:41 PM PDT by Mr. K (physically unable to proofreed (<---oops))
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To: ClearCase_guy

Didn’t know how old it was .. just read it on Patriot Room. I did hear about that Frankfort pilot though ...


5 posted on 04/10/2009 12:50:14 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyDancer

lol...


6 posted on 04/10/2009 12:52:31 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: SkyDancer

In another life I used to fly 747 freighters, we used to fly over Iran in going to India and Hong Kong. One of the gents I flew with had left Iran during the overthrow of the Shah. It was a strange situation.


7 posted on 04/10/2009 12:54:15 PM PDT by phormer phrog phlyer
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To: SkyDancer

An Ace in the making...

That would have gotten really ugly, really fast...

Too bad the recording didn’t work in the link...


8 posted on 04/10/2009 12:54:31 PM PDT by stevie_d_64
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To: SkyDancer

The best one was when they Dropped the Iatolla Komeini out of his coffin in the street. Then the sheet fell off and there was a dead little naked man laying on the street with all his buddies screaming.

Is there un-cut video of that anywhere?


9 posted on 04/10/2009 12:54:54 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie
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To: SkyDancer

Awesome! Unfortunately, the pilot will be grounded as result of the “let’s talk” war policy of the Obama admin.


10 posted on 04/10/2009 12:57:55 PM PDT by max americana
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To: SkyDancer

While not as concise as Gen. McAuliffe, well said.


11 posted on 04/10/2009 1:07:51 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (The next Constitution is going have to restrict the vote to those who actually pay taxes.)
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To: SkyDancer

bookmark


12 posted on 04/10/2009 1:11:16 PM PDT by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: SkyDancer

As fighters, Marines are second to none.

As comedians, Marines are also second to none.

Semper fi, do or die


13 posted on 04/10/2009 1:20:03 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners.)
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To: NTHockey

Married to one. And you’re correct. :)


14 posted on 04/10/2009 1:21:37 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (****************************Stop Continental Drift**)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I like this one...

Pan Am 727 flight, waiting for start clearance in Munich, overheard the following:

Lufthansa (in German): “Ground, what is our start clearance time?”

Ground (in English): “If you want an answer you must speak in English.”

Lufthansa (in English): “I am a German, flying a German airplane, in Germany Why must I speak English?”

Unknown voice from another plane (in a beautiful British accent): “Because you lost the bloody war!”


15 posted on 04/10/2009 1:26:36 PM PDT by dirtman
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To: stevie_d_64

>>That would have gotten really ugly, really fast...

you mean gotten silly, really fast. See Bekaa Valley Turkey Shoot


16 posted on 04/10/2009 1:26:59 PM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: ClearCase_guy
Old but good. Could even be true.

Sort of like the one dating back 50+ years between a US Navy warship and a ... lighthouse.
17 posted on 04/10/2009 1:27:44 PM PDT by tanknetter
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To: dirtman

A similar joke to that is the one about the American Airlines capt who asks for clarification whiling taxiing at Berlin’s Templehof Airport.

The German ground controller is irritated at having to repeat instructions and asks, “have you never flown to Berlin before?”

To which the American Airlines capt replied “Certainly! I flew here several times in 1944, but we didn’t land..”


18 posted on 04/10/2009 1:36:00 PM PDT by Wil H (The most destructive act of Muslim terrorism against the US was paying for 0bama's Harvard education)
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To: SkyDancer

US fighting forces are not bawlless... just our politicians.


19 posted on 04/10/2009 1:36:03 PM PDT by sten
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To: SkyDancer

Don’t mind the critics SkyDance,
As long as it puts the kind of smile on our faces it does it’s priceless.


20 posted on 04/10/2009 2:05:27 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: SkyDancer

this is my favorite.....airport departure to a mouthy pilot:

climb on runway heading until you run out of fuel...


21 posted on 04/10/2009 2:48:42 PM PDT by thinking
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To: SkyDancer

LOL! (Priceless!)


22 posted on 04/10/2009 11:08:34 PM PDT by Fichori (The only bailout I'm interested in is the one where the entire Democrat party leaves the county)
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To: thinking

LOL


23 posted on 04/11/2009 9:12:23 AM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Joe Boucher

I’m tough ... daughter of a Marine pilot and sister to two Army brothers plus an uncle from the Air Force ....


24 posted on 04/11/2009 9:13:26 AM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyDancer

I feel sorry for those two Army brothers.
I’m sure they had their hands full what with you and all.
:-)
The Marine dad can take care of things but I’ve been around a few Air Force pilots. They are good at playing good darts, Backgammon, horse shoes and any other drinking or waste time game.


25 posted on 04/11/2009 9:39:16 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Joe Boucher

Air Force pilots - flare to land, squat to pee .... (dad says)


26 posted on 04/11/2009 9:46:47 AM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyDancer

I like to take a plane,
read its flight characteristics,
find what its peramiters for landing are then beating them.
In other words if a cesna 150 says it should land in 1200 feet I like to get in about 800 using an exagerated flare.

But yes, I do think they squat when they pee.
LOL. GOOD one


27 posted on 04/11/2009 1:40:48 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Joe Boucher

When I fly GA I like to use something like an Aeronca to practice getting into tight places ... tail draggers are a lot better for grass short field landings ... that nose gear is too fragile ....


28 posted on 04/11/2009 1:56:26 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Joe Boucher

ps - got to fly a Remos G3-600 sport plane ... neat ....BTW on that one thread about best WWII plane .... the English Typhoon rocket firing plane ... fast, took out many German tanks .... I think Scotty of Star Trek fame flew one ....


29 posted on 04/11/2009 2:02:21 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyDancer

I’ll look it up.
nothing i like better than an A-10 in search of a tank needing to be destroyed.


30 posted on 04/11/2009 2:16:55 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Joe Boucher

My understanding it was faster than the P51 - as a low level attack plane ....


31 posted on 04/11/2009 3:05:22 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyDancer

Jefferson didn’t pen the guns into plows quote. see : http://wiki.monticello.org/mediawiki/index.php/Thomas_Jefferson_Encyclopedia


32 posted on 10/19/2009 9:51:56 PM PDT by nogandog
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