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Old September 22nd, 2013, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Mike M View Post
The ALS systems on Airbus aircraft will make an audio message to the pilots upon landing. It is "Retard, Retard, Retard". This means to throttle back the engines. My pilot buddy hates flying any plane that insults him.

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Mike, correct me if Im wrong, but isn't the universal language of commercial aviation English? Why would your buddys plane talking to him in French? Or is it a bad English translation?

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