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Old 24 May 2007, 08:50 PM
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Airplane Easy Victor

Comment: I have been told the term "Easy Victor" originated from a war
(WWII?) that refers to an emergency landing of a plane.
The pilot's name was Victor and the plane was hit - the person with him
was telling him easy Victor to calm him as he was landing - that is why
today the "airline industry" uses that code name when making emergency
landings.

I have also heard it was a mayday code.
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