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Sorry that went in twice - bit quick with the trigger finger!

Posted by Lotg on October 23, 2003

In Reply to: Scrambling posted by Lotg on October 23, 2003

: The passage from my book reads: "They'd (the fighter jets) been scrambled too early and spent ninety minutes circling, waiting for the target."

: Why scrambling? Why are people in war movies always scrambled to get in their planes or whatever?