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Old 13th Jan 2015, 22:19
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Join Date: Sep 1999
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ATC watcher
I was replying to Algol.
What part of :
In extremis, yes of course, a PAN or even MAYDAY may be your last resort. But most pilots are reluctant to do that, rather than attempt to negotiate a compromise with ATC.
Because 'going nuclear' might cost you your job and/or your freedom in some parts of the world. Hard choices for sure. That's why we get paid such BIG BUCKS.
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Didn't I understand.
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