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A recipe for disaster

Postby emfrat » Sat Nov 25, 2017 7:08 pm

"Nearly all of the US aircraft based at RAF Lakenheath operate on ultra high frequency (UHF) radio and cannot hear civilian aircraft, which use very high frequency (VHF)."

'Propliner' is actually short for 'Proper airliner, with big rumbly radials'

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Re: A recipe for disaster

Postby SUBS17 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:49 am

A-10C has both UHF and 2 VHF radios. You can tune into both at the same time. B-)
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Re: A recipe for disaster

Postby chopper_nut » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:34 am

Was just reading a book about Air America and they had the same issue in Vietnam where all of the mil traffic was on UHF. It did lead to some accidents so it's nothing new :blink:
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