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Old 06-25-2014, 08:50 AM
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One of the best trip write-ups I've seen, thanks for sharing. I live on the downwind for 09 at CYYJ and I marvel in the views of the San Juan and Gulf Islands every time I fly.

I've never landed in the San Juan Islands, but this may change now. Last time I flew over San Juan Island, I was intercepted by an F/A-18 from Whidbey NAS. I was talking to Whidbey approach, who said nothing, so I assume that this was a practice intercept. Nevertheless, I outran the F/A-18 and headed into Canadian airspace, where I became an instant celebrity. True story, and I have a witness.

Thanks!
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