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Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Apr 2017, 08:17
Replies: 12
Views: 4,272
Posted By OA32

I'm taking a guess here but I imagine it's...

I'm taking a guess here but I imagine it's because TC is a lot busier than Southend and looks after a larger area. Asking you to squawk ident speeds up locating you in their scan.
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Feb 2017, 20:42
Replies: 326
Views: 231,030
Posted By OA32

You can ask but I think it's unlikely they would...

You can ask but I think it's unlikely they would consider anyone without a European license. I'm fairly sure they don't run a conversion course for those holding ICAO licenses rather than UK or...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Feb 2017, 20:25
Replies: 11
Views: 2,123
Posted By OA32

They've had live mic recording in Jersey since...

They've had live mic recording in Jersey since December 2010, still only available as part of incident investigation. Made for some amusing playbacks though….
2nd Jun 2014, 06:45
Replies: 1,534
Views: 633,369
Posted By OA32

The Kondair aircraft was subsequently...

The Kondair aircraft was subsequently re-registered and flown (like a banana) around the Channel Islands by the outfit that eventually became Blue Islands. I recall a rumour that the pilot flying at...
24th Feb 2014, 20:39
Replies: 692
Views: 142,223
Posted By OA32

The building itself isn't a problem at all now...

The building itself isn't a problem at all now the top floors have been taken off it, the issue is the taxiway is too close to the runway for use during periods of low visibility. To be able to...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Dec 2013, 19:25
Replies: 3,950
Views: 1,560,987
Posted By OA32

Knackers, Thanks for the somewhat brief, yet...

Knackers,

Thanks for the somewhat brief, yet well summed up reply.

Totalunit,

Thanks, I thought a commute from Mackay would be a bit too much, Tamworth certainly seems better for house...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Dec 2013, 20:22
Replies: 3,950
Views: 1,560,987
Posted By OA32

Mackay/Hamilton Island/Tamworth

Hi, I'm an ATCO in the UK and I've been asked if I would consider working at either Mackay (then a move to Hamilton Island) or Tamworth. I just wanted to get some information about the work/lifestyle...
3rd Nov 2013, 20:44
Replies: 42
Views: 24,625
Posted By OA32

It won't be flying anytime soon, kudos to the...

It won't be flying anytime soon, kudos to the pilots on getting it down relatively intact.

G-CIAS (pic.twitter.com/OgX3Bod4yS)
24th Mar 2013, 22:51
Replies: 3,930
Views: 1,851,699
Posted By OA32

Quite possibly that will be the case as the...

Quite possibly that will be the case as the rumour is they are crewing the E175 from the UK, I don't think any of the Guernsey based flight crew have been rated on it.
24th Jan 2013, 09:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,043
Posted By OA32

Hi OMAAbound, As far as I know (from flights...

Hi OMAAbound,

As far as I know (from flights as a passenger and chatting to the cabin crew) they do have pilots based in LHR but they only fly as far as LAX or, for the time being, HKG. The...
24th Nov 2011, 09:17
Replies: 8
Views: 4,488
Posted By OA32

The B757 used to be a regular visitor up until...

The B757 used to be a regular visitor up until 2000, since then visits declined and there hasn't been one for more than a year. Britannia used 767s for a few charters in the early 90s but I believe...
20th May 2011, 21:22
Replies: 166
Views: 17,853
Posted By OA32

I have just read the most recent pages and can...

I have just read the most recent pages and can say the following.Firstly, he was a nice guy and did own the aircraft, he did his training at Jersey Aero Club and none of his PPL training would have...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Dec 2010, 08:57
Replies: 24
Views: 3,855
Posted By OA32

AArkley They update independently (at a...

AArkley

They update independently (at a different rate) as they are not combined by the radar processor so the secondary return (with associated label) can be further away from the primary return...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Dec 2010, 20:47
Replies: 24
Views: 3,855
Posted By OA32

pottwiddler They most certainly did, plus...

pottwiddler

They most certainly did, plus those that were there the evening before got pizza as well. Still some teething problems getting used to the new kit which is to be expected especially as...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Dec 2010, 10:22
Replies: 24
Views: 3,855
Posted By OA32

It went very well as everything seemed to work in...

It went very well as everything seemed to work in the morning even if we didn't have any planes to test it, hopefully they'll get some this afternoon. The bacon rolls were fab too!:ok:
27th Nov 2010, 19:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By OA32

The actual airport release in full can be found...

The actual airport release in full can be found here on the UK Aopa website

Channel Island Restrictions...
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Nov 2010, 13:36
Replies: 19
Views: 4,022
Posted By OA32

As far as I'm aware the staff are the same it is...

As far as I'm aware the staff are the same it is just the owners that have changed, the website is

Resource Training (http://www.resourcetraining.co.uk/)
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Nov 2010, 10:29
Replies: 37
Views: 5,392
Posted By OA32

It was not an in-flight refusal and subsequent diversion!

I was working that evening and feel that the media have misled the public by failing to divulge all parts of the story (something they frequently do). The plane was running much later than expected...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Oct 2010, 21:11
Replies: 5
Views: 1,758
Posted By OA32

There was never a Notam or AIP instruction about...

There was never a Notam or AIP instruction about it, only a few watches seemed to be consistently refusing direct routeings but that was a few weeks ago and hasn't been happening recently.
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Oct 2010, 20:54
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By OA32

I take it you have an interest in Oceanic control...

I take it you have an interest in Oceanic control as the Radar centre is down in Christchurch. Either way you can get in touch with Airways New Zealand who are quite helpful.

Airways New Zealand...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2010, 08:45
Replies: 22
Views: 5,641
Posted By OA32

Quote: The only restriction that should be...

Quote:
The only restriction that should be given in conjunction with it relates to traffic ............

From UK CAA CAP493 (MATS Part 1) Section 2 Chapter 3 Page 5 Para 9.8 :-

"When an...
3rd Oct 2010, 20:15
Replies: 29
Views: 7,000
Posted By OA32

The Swiss team that won didn't climb high...

The Swiss team that won didn't climb high immediately after launch as they went past the Channel Islands no higher than 2500', they only went high level after approaching Rennes in France.I had the...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Oct 2010, 19:51
Replies: 22
Views: 5,641
Posted By OA32

This is one of my pet hates, a few of my fellow...

This is one of my pet hates, a few of my fellow controllers clear a/c for a visual approach but give a restriction, which in my mind leads to more confusion. If you can't clear them for the visual...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Aug 2010, 19:58
Replies: 9
Views: 3,688
Posted By OA32

They've got some retirements coming up and they...

They've got some retirements coming up and they only got 1 of the 3 they were looking for last time, apparently they only had 1 suitable candidate out of 5 interviewed.
17th Aug 2010, 11:07
Replies: 33
Views: 2,324
Posted By OA32

The Channel Islands are not a contracting state...

The Channel Islands are not a contracting state as that is merely a reference to their geographical location. Jersey and Guernsey are separate jurisdictions and are both Crown dependencies along with...
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