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Canary Cargo

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Puzzle ID:#1144
Fun:*** (2.58)
Difficulty:** (1.61)
Submitted By:starman****




A cargo plane loaded with canaries is set to take off but the co-pilot has calculated the weight of the plane and its contents is just a few pounds over its maximum allowable takeoff weight. "No problem," he tells the captain. "I'm going back to the cargo area. When you hear me yelling, go ahead and take off." What was he planning to do?

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