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Old March 9 2010, 03:53 PM   #35
USS Jack Riley
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Re: Does The Enterprise Orbit

T'Girl wrote: View Post
scotpens wrote: View Post
An aircraft flying in a big circle while waiting to land isn't orbiting anything. It's just flying in a big circle.
American pilots circle the airport. British pilots orbit the airport.
I didn't know that. I figured with all the international rules in place there was a standard "language" for air terminology.
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