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Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jun 2020, 23:57
Replies: 3,948
Views: 1,608,444
Posted By Track Shortener

Your age itself, no (you meet the minimum...

Your age itself, no (you meet the minimum requirement and it's illegal to discriminate on the basis of age). However, you may also get what I got when I first applied for ATC, straight out of uni (so...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Jun 2020, 06:13
Replies: 3,948
Views: 1,608,444
Posted By Track Shortener

That's not quite correct, there have been a few;...

That's not quite correct, there have been a few; certainly you can count them on one hand in the last decade or so though.
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Jun 2020, 00:14
Replies: 3,948
Views: 1,608,444
Posted By Track Shortener

There's nothing stopping you. However, make sure...

There's nothing stopping you. However, make sure you go in with eyes wide open:
-The Academy stage of training will probably last longer than you expect, and longer than what you are told at the...
5th Mar 2020, 09:34
Replies: 669
Views: 1,777,569
Posted By Track Shortener

I'd suggest the people who used to do that sort...

I'd suggest the people who used to do that sort of work disappeared in the Great Acceleration of 2016.
29th Feb 2020, 21:19
Replies: 669
Views: 1,777,569
Posted By Track Shortener

Yes it's possible, provided the surveillance...

Yes it's possible, provided the surveillance coverage exists to the a low enough level. But if it's separation that you want, the airspace classification would need to change.
29th Feb 2020, 01:26
Replies: 669
Views: 1,777,569
Posted By Track Shortener

OZBusDriver, While I can agree with what I...

OZBusDriver,

While I can agree with what I think is the overall thrust of your post, I feel there could be some misunderstandings in it that could benefit from clarification:


This is...
28th Nov 2019, 21:23
Replies: 19
Views: 4,220
Posted By Track Shortener

...except for the whole 'being shot at' thing, I...

...except for the whole 'being shot at' thing, I guess :bored:
But yes. A Bomber Command veteran of my acquaintance recently told me that by the time he came home from the war he'd flown and...
28th Nov 2019, 09:04
Replies: 78
Views: 19,087
Posted By Track Shortener

Adelaide, actually. Otherwise, I agree with your...

Adelaide, actually. Otherwise, I agree with your post wholeheartedly.
10th Nov 2019, 01:35
Replies: 331
Views: 98,295
Posted By Track Shortener

I suspect a good way to begin the culture change...

I suspect a good way to begin the culture change Sunfish refers to here - on an operating level - is a better mutual understanding of each others' roles. That means pilots visiting ATC facilities and...
30th Apr 2019, 06:20
Replies: 144
Views: 33,780
Posted By Track Shortener

ATC used to be able to get a red ASIC if they had...

ATC used to be able to get a red ASIC if they had an operational need as a private pilot, even if they were (for example) working in one of the centres and otherwise eligible for a grey ASIC. Five or...
31st Mar 2019, 22:51
Replies: 5
Views: 3,684
Posted By Track Shortener

Here's a fuller obit: ...

Here's a fuller obit:
https://www.smh.com.au/national/ww2-pathfinder-the-best-of-the-best-20190305-p511sw.html?fbclid=IwAR2c5QXq_xplt2R_bXyYcNhhg0OZgzOxFWVsw-Wv1JMMp4gNncjFb7xMzes
30th Mar 2019, 02:54
Replies: 101
Views: 20,727
Posted By Track Shortener

Rumour has it this is exactly what's just...

Rumour has it this is exactly what's just happened to the initial Airspace Change Proposal. Watch this space!
12th Feb 2019, 01:50
Replies: 179
Views: 46,156
Posted By Track Shortener

How arrogant is that?? Emails sent, to my...

How arrogant is that??

Emails sent, to my local member and all senators in my state.
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Aug 2018, 01:30
Replies: 3,948
Views: 1,608,444
Posted By Track Shortener

6. Not sure how big the courses are at the...

6. Not sure how big the courses are at the moment, but in enroute they've varied from 8-16 people over the last few years. There is usually one instructor between two students during the actual...
27th Aug 2018, 04:25
Replies: 39
Views: 6,955
Posted By Track Shortener

Ask them to show you the evidence they have that...

Ask them to show you the evidence they have that a) there is a safety risk, and b) their measures address that safety risk.

We all know it's about liability, but that is NOT the same thing as...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Aug 2018, 01:40
Replies: 3,948
Views: 1,608,444
Posted By Track Shortener

Laudable idea to meet up prior - but lay off the...

Laudable idea to meet up prior - but lay off the grog completely the night before the assessment if you can, and ensure you get good rest. Even if you're not feeling the effects of a hangover or...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Jun 2016, 05:19
Replies: 3,948
Views: 1,608,444
Posted By Track Shortener

Bear in mind also that the ab initio tower course...

Bear in mind also that the ab initio tower course is somewhat shorter than the ab initio enroute course. Might be a longer wait to start, but you might end up coming out of the academy at the...
5th Oct 2015, 21:48
Replies: 9
Views: 3,479
Posted By Track Shortener

It is very much so - protecting restricted areas...

It is very much so - protecting restricted areas is as important a job as protecting separation.

In CTA we need to actually separate aircraft that are operating under a clearance from active...
8th Sep 2015, 23:50
Replies: 51
Views: 21,968
Posted By Track Shortener

Probably not. I believe ATC assisted with three...

Probably not. I believe ATC assisted with three unrelated VFR-in-IMC or VFR-on-top-of-cloud incidents in various parts of Victoria yesterday. THis crash is not included in those.
27th Jun 2015, 04:13
Replies: 53
Views: 6,609
Posted By Track Shortener

Yes it has. The quality of traffic information...

Yes it has. The quality of traffic information available to ATC has improved significantly:



vs



Which gives you a better idea of where to look to find the other aeroplane?
27th Jan 2015, 10:29
Replies: 22
Views: 6,543
Posted By Track Shortener

Identification should be transparent to the pilot...

Identification should be transparent to the pilot - ie ATC don't discriminate between SSR-identification or ADS-B-identification. Both are good for five miles separation and some flights will transit...
24th Jan 2015, 07:28
Replies: 169
Views: 27,025
Posted By Track Shortener

That'll be one of those locked Silos of...

That'll be one of those locked Silos of Excellence, then?

...quick, we need the Man with Large Hands!
21st Sep 2013, 01:38
Replies: 187
Views: 43,180
Posted By Track Shortener

Finally some perspective. Yes, this was a...

Finally some perspective. Yes, this was a mistake. Yes, this was a breakdown of separation. Yes, it's a serious incident. But part of high-reliability industries like aviation is the awareness that...
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