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Forum: ATC Issues
20th Jun 2007, 23:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,915
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Actually it is pretty accurate, it is what forced...

Actually it is pretty accurate, it is what forced me into retirement before I was really wanting to. I had enough of the garbage that managment was dishing out and bailed out... It is the BEST...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th May 2007, 21:55
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Hi Lon; I am going to be making a whirlwind...

Hi Lon;

I am going to be making a whirlwind tour this time around if all works out. We will probably fly into Frankfurt, will probably have a rail pass and just go to Hamburg that way as well as...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th May 2007, 01:29
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Thanks Prox and Jock... Real retirement is...

Thanks Prox and Jock...

Real retirement is probably about nine years away, as I am still working, but just not as a controller or in aviation... It's my other thing that I really enjoy. But...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th May 2007, 04:04
Replies: 6
Views: 1,537
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool In the enroute environment you have what we call...

In the enroute environment you have what we call WARP (Weather and Radar Processor) which overlays the NEXRAD radar picture. We only show three levels of weather though, medium, heavy and extreme...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd May 2007, 00:54
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Hi Tad; I don't know when we are going to...

Hi Tad;

I don't know when we are going to get to do Scotland again, but it is on our to do list. We've made two trips to that wonderful land and we are both in love with it. My wife goes ga ga...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd May 2007, 02:19
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Bex; Elaine tried to send you something...

Bex;

Elaine tried to send you something today and it bounced, you may have a new e-mail, if you would send us your current one...

To all...

Well today was the LAST DAY in the building... It...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd May 2007, 02:11
Replies: 6
Views: 1,537
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool No story per se... It's what we do day in...

No story per se...

It's what we do day in and day out during thunderstorm season in the US... You keep feeding aircraft into an airport until a pilot says I am NOT going to do that <G>, then you...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Apr 2007, 23:05
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Hi Bex; Life will indeed be nicer at Timber...

Hi Bex;

Life will indeed be nicer at Timber Ridge <G>... Speaking of which, a hot tub is going up in the back yard as we speak... All you have to do it come on down, bring your hat and your sun...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Apr 2007, 04:20
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Thanks all.... It humbles me to read here...

Thanks all....

It humbles me to read here your thoughts... I just felt that I did what needed to be done in my mediocre career. I decided that I wasn't going to work for a contractor after I...
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Apr 2007, 18:35
Replies: 30
Views: 4,190
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool On To Greener Pastures

Howdy all;

For the few here who know me, I am advising the FAA that I am retiring when I go into work today. Tuesday will be my last day doing what I have loved doing for more than 30 years. The...
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Apr 2007, 18:29
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool In the US all we can go on is experience... We...

In the US all we can go on is experience... We get NOTHING in the way of real training on the aircraft types much less what the companies like to do...

regards

Scott
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Apr 2007, 04:41
Replies: 29
Views: 4,767
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool 2 sheds; From what was put together from...

2 sheds;

From what was put together from other sources, and not from the NTSB (like you still waiting for the final report.) the way that the runways are lined up (looking at it in the dark) about...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Apr 2007, 06:05
Replies: 44
Views: 6,511
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Yup we all get testy with each other from time to...

Yup we all get testy with each other from time to time... From the ground, it probably has more to do with frustration with stupid pilot tricks that we see day in and day out with a GREAT lack of...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Apr 2007, 05:43
Replies: 29
Views: 4,767
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Chili; Even though I completely agree that...

Chili;

Even though I completely agree that less is not good when it comes to staffing, the LEX accident had NOTHING to do with one controller in the tower.

regards

Scott
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Mar 2007, 12:28
Replies: 28
Views: 4,213
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool In the US you must have a ceiling of 500 feet...

In the US you must have a ceiling of 500 feet above the published minimum instrument altitude to be vectored for the visual, however for clearing of a visual approach it must just be VFR...
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Forum: ATC Issues
26th Mar 2007, 15:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Geek; It may seem like we do it with...

Geek;

It may seem like we do it with everyone and not just on initial contact, but for the most part, that is the only time that we do it. Like you said, less is better when it comes to...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Mar 2007, 14:28
Replies: 38
Views: 4,802
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Man, you guys make my head hurt with all this...

Man, you guys make my head hurt with all this complication... You would LOVE the way that we do airspace around here, we treat it all pretty much the same as controllers other than Class B that...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Mar 2007, 12:41
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,295
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool We have a HUGE supply of folks who want to be...

We have a HUGE supply of folks who want to be controllers, the FAA will never have to resort to looking for folks outside of the US... They would much rather just train thier own...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Mar 2007, 12:39
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Naw it gives someone else a new shiny desk to...

Naw it gives someone else a new shiny desk to work at and do nothing, while allowing the facility manager an excuse to not have to let someone into the facility and worry about...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Mar 2007, 03:46
Replies: 5
Views: 1,580
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Bino; Since 9.11 anyone not a US citizen is...

Bino;

Since 9.11 anyone not a US citizen is difficult to get into a facility. It can be done, but normally with at least a months notice and a lot of paper work to go through Washington DC for...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Mar 2007, 22:02
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool WE are working on ERAM right now and should have...

WE are working on ERAM right now and should have it rolled out at the first facility by 2009. That will replace all the hardware and software for the data processing. It will also change some of...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Mar 2007, 03:30
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Shoot, the old NAS is still chugging along here...

Shoot, the old NAS is still chugging along here and Atlanta Center quite often does over 11,000 in a day not including all the VFR's <G>... Not bad for a system which was begining design in the 60's...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Mar 2007, 03:50
Replies: 20
Views: 3,596
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Actually the hospital that they are talking about...

Actually the hospital that they are talking about is a specialized military burn hospital, and it is the BEST in the country. Being that they had to bring them to a US military hospital, this was...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Mar 2007, 02:14
Replies: 15
Views: 2,487
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Wonder how close it is to the aircrafts maximum...

Wonder how close it is to the aircrafts maximum demonstrated cross wind component????
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Mar 2007, 02:08
Replies: 15
Views: 2,487
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool They had stopped on their own...

They had stopped on their own...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Mar 2007, 04:33
Replies: 20
Views: 3,596
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Yeah most of the time over here we move everyone...

Yeah most of the time over here we move everyone out of the way of a lifeguard or medevac... It is just the way that we do stuff... It's not unusual to see someone going in opposite direction to...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Mar 2007, 04:25
Replies: 15
Views: 2,487
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Actually DFW did close for a short time due to 45...

Actually DFW did close for a short time due to 45 knot cross winds, even for the cross wind runways. It was a very strange west wind that was blowing and giving us one heck of a dust storm... The...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Mar 2007, 04:21
Replies: 42
Views: 4,818
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Dave; Don't feel bad about being confused......

Dave;

Don't feel bad about being confused... I have spent many hours plugged in at different UK facilities and it still confuses me from time to time about the different rules with the different...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Mar 2007, 04:11
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool As posted, in the US min fuel just tells us that...

As posted, in the US min fuel just tells us that if we have to put him/her into a hold we can expect them to go to thier alternate... We give NO priority for min fuel or low fuel. The ONLY thing...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Feb 2007, 04:32
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Happens all over the US...

Happens all over the US...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Feb 2007, 04:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,919
Posted By Scott Voigt

Departure aircraft may not have had a release...

Departure aircraft may not have had a release either from radar...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Dec 2006, 00:04
Replies: 35
Views: 8,971
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Why can't I get the visual out of my head, the...

Why can't I get the visual out of my head, the engineer at Scotish looking like Marty Feldman in Young Frankenstien at the power lever <G>???
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Dec 2006, 23:35
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Don't forget too that NORAD was designed to look...

Don't forget too that NORAD was designed to look OUT and not in, that helped compound the issues that the military had with this.

regards

Scott
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Dec 2006, 23:31
Replies: 23
Views: 3,687
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Datafox; Did you know that at the larger...

Datafox;

Did you know that at the larger airports the controllers don't do the augmenting, but a contract weather observer???? We give them the tower vis, but that is it... I think that you will...
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Dec 2006, 05:32
Replies: 152
Views: 19,551
Posted By Scott Voigt

Cool Greedy huh... Sounds like our...

Greedy huh...

Sounds like our Administrator...

regards

Scott
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