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tmb laying chickenThis from the Flight International issue dated November 22, 2016. Playing chicken!


A couple of years ago, flying into ZRH (Zurich, Switzerland), just the day after the landing fees increased once more, the following conversation took place while on hold between a Cessna 172 on final and the controller. It was a busy day with lots of commercial traffic.

Controller: “Cleared to land runway 28; winds calm, please expedite and can you make it a short landing to the first exit?”

Cessna: “Negative, we pay for the whole runway, we use the whole runway!”

(source AVWeb flash Dec 25/16)

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