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Forum: Jet Blast
9th Aug 2022, 18:10
Replies: 650
Views: 327,641
Posted By Equivocal

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Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Aug 2022, 10:34
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By Equivocal

Ahh, I have made an assumption based on...

Ahh, I have made an assumption based on Mooncrest's post....and now I've come undone! Perhaps LBA is unique in this respect (as well as all the others :O).

Back in the days when I was involved...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Aug 2022, 23:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,433
Posted By Equivocal

Splitting aerodrome control into separate...

Splitting aerodrome control into separate functions is done to manage workload. At times when everything can be done, without becoming overloaded, by one person, then why split the functions up? Back...
31st Jul 2022, 12:35
Replies: 573
Views: 966,273
Posted By Equivocal

Huh? Where does this come from?

Huh? Where does this come from?
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jul 2022, 11:30
Replies: 44
Views: 15,124
Posted By Equivocal

Just about everything!

Just about everything!
14th Jul 2022, 20:54
Replies: 0
Views: 883
Posted By Equivocal

Sarah Jackson

Wondered if Sarah is on here or if anyone knows what she's up to? Last known with Air Atlantique in the early 2000s.
12th Jul 2022, 19:05
Replies: 242
Views: 71,099
Posted By Equivocal

Fully accepted. It is the nature of such reports...

Fully accepted. It is the nature of such reports that some information that is available to investigators may not be included. It would be interesting to know how long after the first event that the...
12th Jul 2022, 12:13
Replies: 242
Views: 71,099
Posted By Equivocal

That report makes rather startling reading with...

That report makes rather startling reading with so many, some arguably minor, errors which very nearly led to the loss of the aircraft. My background is ATC and I am many years out of operational...
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jul 2022, 17:59
Replies: 46
Views: 3,880
Posted By Equivocal

I have an OJO log burner - don't know how good it...

I have an OJO log burner - don't know how good it is, it came with the house. Also have oil-fired CH (no gas around here) It keeps a large room and sort of galleried upstairs, with limited insulation...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2022, 23:40
Replies: 13
Views: 1,864
Posted By Equivocal

Consider yourself fortunate. I came back into BHX...

Consider yourself fortunate. I came back into BHX a couple of weeks ago and joined the zig-zag queue while still on the pier. Took just under an hour, not helped by a lack of clear signage of where...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Jul 2022, 16:20
Replies: 80
Views: 17,782
Posted By Equivocal

Wasn't that one that safeskies had? Whatever...

Wasn't that one that safeskies had? Whatever happened to him/them?
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Jun 2022, 20:25
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Equivocal

Ground person here, not pilot. Cat I, II or III...

Ground person here, not pilot. Cat I, II or III relates to particular approaches, not to the airport, and is generally related to the ground equipment that is available/working. If the airport has a...
27th Jun 2022, 21:10
Replies: 60
Views: 27,444
Posted By Equivocal

Sadly, I think that the fact that everyone made...

Sadly, I think that the fact that everyone made it home for supper may be down more to luck than any positive safety culture......on the part of some of those involved, at least.
17th Jun 2022, 11:13
Replies: 15
Views: 5,254
Posted By Equivocal

Thanks for the clarification - I was thinking it...

Thanks for the clarification - I was thinking it was Jurby.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 14:16
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Equivocal

Shame about the wastage but probably works out at...

Shame about the wastage but probably works out at about the same cost as buying ready mixed. Trouble is, the costs can go up with ready mixed when you find you need 1.1 kg and it comes in 1 kg pots...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jun 2022, 21:02
Replies: 17
Views: 1,180
Posted By Equivocal

I've only ever used powdered adhesives, various...

I've only ever used powdered adhesives, various brands and purposes, and mixed up what was needed at any particular time. They seem to go off pretty quickly, maybe after an hour, and I wouldn't try...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jun 2022, 22:58
Replies: 650
Views: 327,641
Posted By Equivocal

Sorry Commander but that one goes over my head!

Sorry Commander but that one goes over my head!
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Jun 2022, 22:56
Replies: 35
Views: 8,634
Posted By Equivocal

Whilst one controller may be relatively...

Whilst one controller may be relatively established in their career and happy with where they are, there will be others who are still climbing the ladder - getting more substantial experience and...
25th May 2022, 22:07
Replies: 78
Views: 51,142
Posted By Equivocal

On the topic of discrimination, I am generally...

On the topic of discrimination, I am generally supportive of some of the views expressed by Stuka Child, although I find the language and presentation of the post no better than that of those he/she...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th May 2022, 21:44
Replies: 10
Views: 1,587
Posted By Equivocal

Interesting point. In the old days when I had...

Interesting point. In the old days when I had some involvement in such things, the channel assignment also included the service to be provided and station callsign...and I don't recall any means for...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd May 2022, 12:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By Equivocal

Not strictly true, well, absolute rubbish...

Not strictly true, well, absolute rubbish actually. When ANS provision became a real open market, and airports, particularly the larger ones, realised they might be able to get a better deal than...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th May 2022, 20:50
Replies: 80
Views: 17,782
Posted By Equivocal

Slight thread drift but maybe of interest to...

Slight thread drift but maybe of interest to some...

Some years ago - probably 20+ now - CAA SRG did research to try to determine metrics for where different levels of ATS were appropriate. They...
11th May 2022, 22:13
Replies: 81
Views: 17,417
Posted By Equivocal

Am I right in assuming that the sensible replies...

Am I right in assuming that the sensible replies you refer to are those that support your position? It seems to me that the bulk of replies are sensible, most justifying or explaining an alternative...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Apr 2022, 19:46
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Equivocal

Just curious, Gonzo, but how much is it used? And...

Just curious, Gonzo, but how much is it used? And does Ofcom or the CAA (or whoever looks after such things in the UK these days) ever audit spectrum use/availability that you are aware of?
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Apr 2022, 15:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,135
Posted By Equivocal

I'd be very surprised if any assignments exist...

I'd be very surprised if any assignments exist that are never (from when?) used.

If an audit of frequency use was done I imagine most airports would claim that rarely used frequencies are needed...
12th Apr 2022, 19:35
Replies: 27
Views: 13,951
Posted By Equivocal

I have only a passing interest in this incident...

I have only a passing interest in this incident and no dog in the fight, but it looks to me like both reversers closed - right is visible closing on the runway, left is closed as it taxis in.
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Apr 2022, 09:30
Replies: 30
Views: 3,557
Posted By Equivocal

Come on chevvron, you know how the system works,...

Come on chevvron, you know how the system works, if there's something in the MATS Pt 2 it can vary the Pt 1 rules. But what's the problem, remote tower technology means that direct observation by the...
7th Apr 2022, 19:07
Replies: 4
Views: 2,460
Posted By Equivocal

I would hazard a guess that it didn't feel...

I would hazard a guess that it didn't feel particularly low speed on the aircraft! Good to know crew are OK.
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Apr 2022, 18:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,256
Posted By Equivocal

I had a mate once who mistook a daffodil bulb for...

I had a mate once who mistook a daffodil bulb for an onion in the kitchen, sliced it up and enjoyed it in a sandwich. A couple of hours later he ended up being rushed to hospital in an ambulance....
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Apr 2022, 15:07
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By Equivocal

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the ICAO text...

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the ICAO text would seem to be open to interpretation (and is interpreted in different ways in different states), or do you have another ICAO reference that applies?
3rd Apr 2022, 10:02
Replies: 32
Views: 12,137
Posted By Equivocal

Very sad. The DM says it was one of a group...

Very sad. The DM says it was one of a group making the crossing - presumably a loose formation otherwise one of the others might have been able to remain in the area it went down to assist SAR...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Apr 2022, 09:52
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By Equivocal

You might take a moment to recognise that the...

You might take a moment to recognise that the rules in your country may not reflect those that other controllers work within.
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Mar 2022, 17:02
Replies: 13
Views: 1,769
Posted By Equivocal

What is more important for which ATC procedures...

What is more important for which ATC procedures are are applied is the flight rules and clearances issued to the aircraft. Under the generally applied (ICAO-based) procedures, an IFR flight that...
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Mar 2022, 16:31
Replies: 14
Views: 2,439
Posted By Equivocal

It's a long time since I did this stuff myself so...

It's a long time since I did this stuff myself so I can only tell you what the theoretical answers, based on a very quick look at the books, might be.

ICAO says (PANS-ATM 8.6.2.1.1) Before...
Forum: Jet Blast
29th Mar 2022, 23:23
Replies: 650
Views: 327,641
Posted By Equivocal

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