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Forum: ATC Issues
20th Jan 2018, 23:10
Replies: 13
Views: 2,539
Posted By Minesthechevy

LEDs in runway lights

Evening All.

An ex-LL L/Op asks if there has been any experimentation in using LEDs in Rwy and Apc lighting.

I can't see any immediate show-stoppers, but I've been out of it for 11 years now.
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Forum: ATC Issues
18th Apr 2016, 15:04
Replies: 73
Views: 21,016
Posted By Minesthechevy

Spud Murphy

Does anyone herein remember Spud's biscuit-tin? IIRC - and it's nearly 40 years ago mind - a local-to-him bakery had a run of biscuit tins made with a scene out of Lowry gracing the lid and sides. ...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Apr 2016, 07:24
Replies: 245
Views: 94,434
Posted By Minesthechevy

IIRC the official terminology was that you were...

IIRC the official terminology was that you were rostered for Sector 8........
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Oct 2015, 20:39
Replies: 73
Views: 21,016
Posted By Minesthechevy

Agree almost totally, but I cannot comment on...

Agree almost totally, but I cannot comment on 'these days' having been out of it for 9 years. Certainly a largely valid comment up to 2006.....
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Sep 2015, 21:08
Replies: 9
Views: 4,391
Posted By Minesthechevy

Thank you, cough. It's good to have a bit of a...

Thank you, cough. It's good to have a bit of a nod in one's direction ...even if one is currently going in a different direction
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Aug 2015, 19:16
Replies: 42
Views: 17,153
Posted By Minesthechevy

Bloody depressing is when you smile at reading...

Bloody depressing is when you smile at reading some guys whose posts make reference to your era of music, then you realise why you shouldn't call them 'old guys'.:O
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jul 2015, 08:23
Replies: 8
Views: 3,064
Posted By Minesthechevy

I think HM's answer might have been stated as...

I think HM's answer might have been stated as from the individual airlines PoV, which may not always be the same as ATC's or the airport operators.
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Jul 2015, 12:22
Replies: 7
Views: 2,095
Posted By Minesthechevy

More info, unchecked by me IVAO United Kingdom -...

More info, unchecked by me IVAO United Kingdom - Heathrow (EGLL) (http://ivao.co.uk/atc/egll/adc) http://www.nats-uk.ead-it.com/.../index.php%3Foption=com... Terminal 5...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Jul 2015, 10:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,095
Posted By Minesthechevy

I have asked about this in another forum,...

I have asked about this in another forum, inhabited by a lot of BAA guys, and they say - ' You are unlikely to find in the UK AIP what aircraft fit on what stands at UK airports, possibly one or two...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Apr 2015, 22:20
Replies: 4
Views: 4,293
Posted By Minesthechevy

Smile Twentpointfour 'ONE of the ODD...

Twentpointfour 'ONE of the ODD controllers'?????? I thought they were all a little bit odd.....:O
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Mar 2015, 11:56
Replies: 57
Views: 17,153
Posted By Minesthechevy

Nah, where's the fun in that Gonzo? It's much...

Nah, where's the fun in that Gonzo? It's much easier to get stuck in early.... After all, when we were all learning to drive, NONE of us EVER stalled the Model-T, not once, ever. Did we, boys?
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Jan 2015, 15:39
Replies: 19
Views: 8,237
Posted By Minesthechevy

IMHO it's a bit of a curate's egg mixed with the...

IMHO it's a bit of a curate's egg mixed with the worst of Pushing Tin. It DOES have some good bits, but overall it's a bit too Hollywood for me....

I doubt if anyone has ever met someone in the...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Dec 2014, 15:33
Replies: 39
Views: 18,555
Posted By Minesthechevy

Call me a cynic, but which newspaper are you...

Call me a cynic, but which newspaper are you hoping to sell your Pulitzer-winning article to?

If you aren't a journalist, then I'm in error - but ......................
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Nov 2014, 05:40
Replies: 17
Views: 6,781
Posted By Minesthechevy

'Eat at MacDonalds/Starbucks/sponsor of choice'. ...

'Eat at MacDonalds/Starbucks/sponsor of choice'.

It's a good business opportunity in these cash-strapped times......
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Nov 2014, 10:11
Replies: 10
Views: 2,529
Posted By Minesthechevy

To the best of my knowledge, there are no rules...

To the best of my knowledge, there are no rules imposed by ATC anywhere; but there may well be some airlines who have rules or guidelines....
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Sep 2014, 11:18
Replies: 152
Views: 28,629
Posted By Minesthechevy

Howzabout this? ...

Howzabout this?

http://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/404851-atc-airways-frequency-details-early-1970s.html

About half way down
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Aug 2014, 11:42
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By Minesthechevy

Concorde 77 - may I suggest that you X-post this...

Concorde 77 - may I suggest that you X-post this in the Asia forum on PPrune? It's highly likely that there'll be some Air India etc pilots in there.....
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Aug 2014, 10:24
Replies: 7
Views: 2,352
Posted By Minesthechevy

I wonder if the speaker or author is referring to...

I wonder if the speaker or author is referring to 'vector'; still doesn't make much sense without seeing it in context, but it's a bit more logical....
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jul 2014, 09:49
Replies: 56
Views: 13,411
Posted By Minesthechevy

Atsman, please chk your PMs

Atsman, please chk your PMs
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Jul 2014, 13:44
Replies: 17
Views: 7,161
Posted By Minesthechevy

Unfortunate editing means that the first ?few?...

Unfortunate editing means that the first ?few? exchanges were cut. IMHO, and on the partial snippet in the clip, the ATCO has no case to answer.

It'd be interesting to hear the FULL...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jul 2014, 15:40
Replies: 15
Views: 13,798
Posted By Minesthechevy

I think their MATS Pt II would need an update.....

I think their MATS Pt II would need an update.....
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Jul 2014, 11:44
Replies: 33
Views: 6,610
Posted By Minesthechevy

Google is your friend. However, start with...

Google is your friend.

However, start with the Public Order Act 1986, the RTA Acts (various), and Criminal Justice Act 1967.

I used to be quite involved in vehicular Rights of Way issues but...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Jul 2014, 00:25
Replies: 33
Views: 6,610
Posted By Minesthechevy

Westlakes: <<So under what legal power could...

Westlakes:

<<So under what legal power could the Police move folk from that area that is part of the public highway?>>

Many. Trust me on this.
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Jul 2014, 15:13
Replies: 33
Views: 6,610
Posted By Minesthechevy

NannyStates R Us. Accidents happen all the...

NannyStates R Us.

Accidents happen all the time, big deal, get over it. IMV it is the /personal/ responsibility of the onlookers to ensure that their heads don't get in the way of the aeroplanes,...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th May 2014, 15:05
Replies: 31
Views: 9,111
Posted By Minesthechevy

TDM, HD, and everyone ex-LL I asked recently...

TDM, HD, and everyone ex-LL

I asked recently on another forum about Marvin and apparently he was pulled over the coals bigtime for it, so he isn't heard as much as before.

He was like Marmite -...
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