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Closure Of ScATCC.

Old 13th Oct 2013, 14:38
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Aye and 5% of them were polish that is of the 25%.

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Old 14th Oct 2013, 17:14
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Why should the holding entity transfer equity to a competitior
Sovereignty?
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Old 14th Oct 2013, 18:54
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Lon the centre isn't owned by the state but by a private company.

So you can't just take a private asset.

Which is where a lot of the SNP stuff falls right on its backside with its presumptions.
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Old 14th Oct 2013, 19:14
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Isn't the 'golden share' (49%) still owned by HM Government though?
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Old 14th Oct 2013, 21:42
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When does a shareholder ever have the right to removed an item of capital from the company asset portfolio just because they want it?
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Old 15th Oct 2013, 15:43
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If it doesn't happen before 2020 then there's a fair chance the UK would be looking o build a new Centre. How about somewhere central; near Preston perhaps?
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Old 15th Oct 2013, 18:14
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Call it Pennine Centre.
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Old 15th Oct 2013, 21:47
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Call it Pennine Centre.
Or even Pennine Radar
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Old 16th Oct 2013, 10:41
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Just be sure the name can't be confused, like West Drayton and West Raynham.
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Old 16th Oct 2013, 19:36
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There's plenty of space in Manchester Airport's new "Airport City" for a new centre
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Old 20th Oct 2013, 13:32
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If it doesn't happen before 2020 then there's a fair chance the UK would be looking o build a new Centre. How about somewhere central; near Preston perhaps?
There's nothing wrong with and plenty of space at Swanwick. And as we all know management are planning on employing less controllers in the not too distant future.
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Old 20th Oct 2013, 21:28
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There's nothing wrong with and plenty of space at Prestwick, too.
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Old 21st Oct 2013, 09:53
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There's nothing wrong with and plenty of space at Swanwick. And as we all know management are planning on employing less controllers in the not too distant future.
Well there's very little right with those two sentences, is there?
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Old 21st Oct 2013, 10:10
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I have a NATS document right here on my bookshelf which states that the original plan was to move Manchester Sub-Centre to Swanwick. The reason it never moved there was, (according to management and the LTUS), a lack of space arising from the re-location of TC.
Where has all the space at Swanwick suddenly come from?
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Old 21st Oct 2013, 10:58
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The stated plan was for AC, TC, EGCC and London Military all to re-locate to Swanwick.

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Old 21st Oct 2013, 21:16
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Where has all the space at Swanwick suddenly come from?
The Swanwick ops room was designed to allow a very heavy and large display to be fitted and removed from the sector suite from the rear so as not to affect adjacent positions. The display is now a fraction of the weight and size and you no longer need all that space for the handling equipment. It would now be possible to fit the same number of sectors in roughly half the space especially if you straighten out the "bananas". The other limitation at the time would have been power and heat limits and space in the equipment rooms but again modern equipment is far more efficient and you can now fit more in less space.
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 09:07
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Think FAB - somewhere central.....like Maastricht, maybe
Too polite to open that can of worms. The site's just about full now. Lots more offices built. They even knocked the Casino down to give more parking spaces
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 10:40
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Where has all the space at Swanwick suddenly come from?
I think it's safe to say air traffic control rooms are going to get smaller in the future.
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 21:26
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Not if they pursue the bonkers idea to go to electronic strips in Terminal Control at Swanwick.Twice the number of controllers required,impossible for one Atco to do the r/t and go tappity tap into the iron brain.
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Old 22nd Oct 2013, 23:08
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tc zulu. quite agree. just as it seems impossible for one tc guy to do the r/t and answer phone on occassion.
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