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Offline Jan Robertson

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US pilot Chutzpah
« on: May 05, 2011, 10:28:21 PM »
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.

The following conversation was heard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz.

Iranian Air Defense Radar:  'Unknown aircraft 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 Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait.'
Air Defense Radar:  (total silence)


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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2011, 04:46:10 AM »
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.

The following conversation was heard on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz.

Iranian Air Defense Radar:  'Unknown aircraft 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 Corps FA-18 fighter. Send 'em up, I'll wait.'
Air Defense Radar:  (total silence)


Sounds like jar-head flyboys trying to reinvent themselves via myth.
Nobody gets paid to tell the truth.