Question

What does "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" mean?

What does "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" mean?

I have heard this expression but I never knew what it meant.

Thanks,

- Murphy

Answers

What The Fu@k

#1

It is the phonetic alphabet standing for W T F. Or as the other person said what the fk

#2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_phonet…

stands for What The F*** like other people said. that link will show you the entire phonetic chart

#3

It is radio talk.for ex. There is a piolit coming in to land and his plane number is :wft 38 he will then ask for per to land by saying soothing like "Whiskey foxtrot Tango 38 asking per to land.this is to help the person giving per to hear throu the radio static. Hope you get it.

#4

NATO Phonetic Alphabet

A - Alpha K - Kilo U - Uniform 0 - Zero

B - Bravo L - Lima V - Victor 1 - Wun (One)

C - Charlie M - Mike W - Whiskey 2 - Two

D - Delta N - November X - X-ray 3 - Tree (Three)

E - Echo O - Oscar Y - Yankee 4 - Fower (Four)

F - Foxtrot P - Papa Z - Zulu 5 - Fife (Five)

G - Golf Q - Quebec 6 - Six

H - Hotel R - Romeo . - decimal (point) 7 - Seven

I - India S - Sierra . - (full) stop 8 - Ait (Eight)

J - Juliet T - Tango 9 - Niner (Nine)

#5