[Video] “I will be your cop captain for the day...”

Discussion in 'Hangar Talk' started by AggieMike88, Feb 4, 2018.

  1. AggieMike88

    AggieMike88 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Norman En-Route Gone West

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    A friend of mine who lives in Iowa was a sheriff's deputy before he became a pilot. Much to his chagrin he had to totally relearn the phonetic alphabet.
     
  3. KaiGywer

    KaiGywer Pre-takeoff checklist

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    I’m a cop AND a pilot. It sucks trying to keep the two alphabets separate.
     
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    Yeah, my first flight training was when I was 16, so I had the pilot phonetics down pat. Then I started cop work and had to re-learn it all cop style. Why the cops thought we had to re-do the phonetic alphabet is beyond me. I thought the military did a pretty good job. Then I started flying again and had to re-learn pilot phonetics again. Geez, back and forth, back and forth!
     
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    Ya ever hear the guys on the police radio that forget the “cop phonetics” and start making them up? Hilarious!
     
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    I never could figure out why police departments didn’t switch to the standard phonetic alphabet years ago.
     
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    paflyer Final Approach

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    Roger tha...er, 10-4...