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732EJ Birmingham Approach, good evening. Birmingham altimeter 29.79, advise you have information golf. The field is IFR, when able say intentions.
I do have Golf and I'd like to pick up a local IFR for the ILS 24 into Birmingham please.
732EJ, not a problem, for the tape I just need to make sure are you capable and qualified for IFR flight?
[stepped on] airport via radar vectors fly heading 055 maintain 4,000.
055 maintain 4,000 2EJ.
2EJ turn left heading 050.
2EJ turn 5 degrees right.
5 degrees right, 2EJ.
2EJ turn right 090 descend and maintain 3,000.
090 descend and maintain 3,000, EJ.
2EJ turn right heading 150.
[New voice, still approach, 12 minutes and 35 seconds since start]
And 2EJ turn right 210 3 and a half miles from HUKEV, maintain 2,800 until established on the localizer, cleared ILS runway 24 approach.
Say again for 2EJ.
Uhhh, 2EJ looks like you're in a turn there to the north. I'm gonna-what I want you to do right now is get level wings and uh maintain an altitude of 2,800, or climb to 3,000. Um, I see you in a turn there so I don't want you to uh get too far off base there.
N2EJ, how do you hear me sir?
N2EJ, Birmingham Approach, how do you hear me?
N2EJ, radar contact lost, N2EJ if you hear me-Birmingham Approach how do you hear me?
N2EJ, Birmingham Approach, can you hear me sir?
[End, no further communication]