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On the Air February 2016 Issue

February 2016

I was in the Seattle area recently, flying from Paine Field to Friday Harbor. I filed IFR to assure proper handling as I passed through the outer TFR ring for the President’s visit. On hand-off to Seattle approach, I was given my vector, then the frequency was unusually quiet until I heard, “Air Force One, descend and maintain 2200,” followed shortly by “Air Force One, fly heading 140.”

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