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EGLL Holding Points

Old 17th Apr 2007, 18:08
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It's great to be able to enjoy a sense of humour with work. But, having just been hammered on an audit of the Safety Management System, it's not a good idea to be able to laugh because someone misheard something!
If
Even now, years after their introduction we still get crews mistakenly reading back 'Active' and 'Echo' for ETTIV
why hasn't it been changed?
I know anyone can make an off-the-wall mistake from time to time but if it happens regularly why isn't this picked up and the name reconsidered? (My those auditors would be proud of me!)


P.S. The pix are lovely though.
 
Old 17th Apr 2007, 18:53
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Various answers:

"It's not a problem"
"They'll get used to it"
"So?....just correct them"
"Even if we wanted to change them, the airport authority wouldn't spend the money to change the signs, so why bother?"
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Old 17th Apr 2007, 21:22
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Thanks for the explanation, 2miles. I always thought it was spelt with an "a" and an "n" but I'm only a pilot, what do I know?

BTW, how do you eat your PILOKs - on toast, with salt and pepper, or on their own with ketchup or brown sauce?
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