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Old 12th Mar 2019, 09:07
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Originally Posted by Thrush View Post
Having said that, I went to SNN recently and the atco asked us what units we were using. Mb obv....! Well, we were tempted to say it for a bit of sport but remained professional with HPa.
Yep, we’re required to say it even above 1000, plus we add a zero if below 1000: “Zero Niner Niner Seven hectoPascals”

The result of a number of level busts including a couple where terrain was a factor, from 99X being misunderstood as 29.9X
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