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24th Nov 2003, 07:41
Given the amount of evidence that the NAS is a fatally flawed and dangerous model, who if anyone will be liable in the event of a midair collision that can be attributed to changes brought about by the NAS?

If Dick and Mike Smith both believe that the NAS improves safety, then I would like to see both of them held personally liable for any accident that arises because of it.

24th Nov 2003, 08:08
Forget that.

It will rest squarely on the shoulders of the pilots for failing to 'see and avoid'.

Desert Flower
24th Nov 2003, 08:43
Heard on frequency this morning: "Melbourne Centre, MGC one zero miles Broken Hill request traffic for descent". Confused silence from Melbourne Centre for a few seconds, then the female ATC asked, "MGC, say again distance Broken Hill?" "Ah, Melbourne Centre, MCG one zero zero Broken Hill, I'll get it right in a moment". For those that don't know, MGC is a C550, owned by Dick Smith. And yes, he was definitely the person who made the call - there is no mistaking his voice.