Intro Marine Pilot

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Welcome, I just got this, usually ignore mass emails certainly don't know if its true but I thought you might like it.

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.'
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: (total silence)

WARMS MY HEART..........SEMPER FI
 
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