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Doc Bryant

Short Final for 27 October 2008

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From those wonderful folks that bring you news of things aviating,, it's Short Final:While I was on short final into FHU (Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista Arizona):Shadow-1:"Shadow-1 at runway 26, ready to take off."Tower:"Shadow-1, hold short for landing traffic."I then looked over at the holding aircraft and noticed that it was a Military UAV, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. This being the first one I'd ever seen, I struggled between landing my plane and looking at the UAV. Landing the plane finally caught my attention.After landing, while on rollout, I overheard:NXXXXX:"Tower, was that an unmanned airplane I just passed?"Tower:"NXXXXX: Yes, it was."Shadow-1:"There is actually a man sitting somewhere ... ."Doc Bryant

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