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10th May 2019, 22:27
Replies: 23
Views: 9,833
Posted By cossack

Sure are. As is the underside of the wing and the...

Sure are. As is the underside of the wing and the rear door.
2nd Feb 2019, 16:58
Replies: 49
Views: 25,070
Posted By cossack

There is no financial incentive for UK airport...

There is no financial incentive for UK airport operators to invest in de-icing/snow clearing equipment. If they have passengers stuck in their shopping malls, I mean terminals, they are still making...
10th Nov 2018, 17:57
Replies: 46
Views: 21,321
Posted By cossack

As a controller for the last 30+ years, I found...

As a controller for the last 30+ years, I found this extremely difficult to listen to. From day one you are told with a chuckle to keep your board up to date in case you become incapacitated, never...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Sep 2018, 16:46
Replies: 10
Views: 1,947
Posted By cossack

Aircraft holding patterns used to be quite...

Aircraft holding patterns used to be quite varied, less so now. But unless you're going way outside what's normally observed, ATC won't likely care or challenge.
Way back when, there were several...
1st Sep 2018, 15:49
Replies: 45
Views: 18,164
Posted By cossack

My tower does but it takes numerous button pushes...

My tower does but it takes numerous button pushes on a touch screen to get the frequency active or configure a hand-held, which would take longer as its set up as a back up to your frequency.
In the...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Aug 2018, 22:43
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By cossack

I have no idea to be honest.

I have no idea to be honest.
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Aug 2018, 22:41
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By cossack

I think most remaining observers are at military...

I think most remaining observers are at military airfields.
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Aug 2018, 20:54
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By cossack

When Mrs cossack was a Met Office weather...

When Mrs cossack was a Met Office weather observer, the observations were done for the Met Office's benefit and aviation benefited as a bonus. Now the bare minimum observations are made because they...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Jun 2018, 16:16
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By cossack

Our "best practices" are for tower to give an...

Our "best practices" are for tower to give an exit instruction with a first taxiway to head for. Any sequencing with other traffic is coordinated with ground who is sitting next to me, or if not...
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Apr 2018, 16:28
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By cossack

"Only just down the road" ;) Almost 4 hours...

"Only just down the road" ;)
Almost 4 hours down the road and through the Homer Tunnel. Agree that it is wonderful though. Or you could fly between the two.
Forum: North America
26th Feb 2018, 14:31
Replies: 7
Views: 3,192
Posted By cossack

Add in WEN using Encore with similar flight...

Add in WEN using Encore with similar flight numbers.
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jan 2018, 19:09
Replies: 61
Views: 9,871
Posted By cossack

Its been a while since I've been there but since...

Its been a while since I've been there but since LBA is pretty much on top of a hill, are the wind farms nearby effectively below the radar's field of view?
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2018, 21:15
Replies: 333
Views: 216,122
Posted By cossack

Still keeping that powder dry, eh?

Still keeping that powder dry, eh?
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2018, 19:49
Replies: 333
Views: 216,122
Posted By cossack

What, not enough Nats controllers available?...

What, not enough Nats controllers available? Sounds like something that happened over 20 years ago that was fought by the union.:=
Forum: North America
11th Jan 2018, 22:27
Replies: 53
Views: 30,673
Posted By cossack

Maybe, maybe not. We have runways 1000'...

Maybe, maybe not. We have runways 1000' centreline to centreline. SFO's are 750'. Our tower radar displays the extended centrelines out to about 8 miles and because of the range of the display, we...
Forum: North America
11th Jan 2018, 20:28
Replies: 53
Views: 30,673
Posted By cossack

Not what I meant. From how far out was he on...

Not what I meant. From how far out was he on the"wrong" loc? If it was say 10 miles, that would be at least 2 minutes for someone to notice, that didn't.
Forum: North America
11th Jan 2018, 18:23
Replies: 53
Views: 30,673
Posted By cossack

How long was AMX on the "wrong" loc before the...

How long was AMX on the "wrong" loc before the missed approach was called?
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jan 2018, 17:03
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By cossack

So you'd call ground whilst between the parallels...

So you'd call ground whilst between the parallels just to see if they'll want you on the bridge or E?

If ground is busy and doesn't realize you're still between the runways and says "taxy via E"...
8th Jan 2018, 00:53
Replies: 64
Views: 34,325
Posted By cossack

My post #27: Westjet was waiting directly...

My post #27:
Westjet was waiting directly behind the Sunwing aircraft to park on the gate next to Sunwng. Apron authorized a "push your discretion" to the tow driver of the empty Sunwing with no...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Jan 2018, 16:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,203
Posted By cossack

Whilst not in the US, but close, our local...

Whilst not in the US, but close, our local procedures dictate that when transfer from tower to ground is made in a similar scenario (landing on one runway and crossing the close parallel) the...
6th Jan 2018, 20:18
Replies: 64
Views: 34,325
Posted By cossack

The recording is a mish-mash of frequencies....

The recording is a mish-mash of frequencies. Until Red5 calls, all the calls are on two different apron frequencies. When Red5 calls, he is on 121.9 and is responded to by a male controller. The...
Forum: Canada
4th Dec 2017, 23:32
Replies: 28
Views: 18,532
Posted By cossack

The light poles are in that image. The bases are...

The light poles are in that image. The bases are in that thin strip of grass. There was a construction project there earlier this year to build a retaining wall but the image was taken while taxiway...
Forum: Canada
4th Dec 2017, 20:15
Replies: 28
Views: 18,532
Posted By cossack

This is the Central Deice Facility so there are a...

This is the Central Deice Facility so there are a lot of personnel and vehicles maneuvering around aircraft, often in very bad weather, so adequate illumination is required. It was a very large...
Forum: Canada
4th Dec 2017, 15:43
Replies: 28
Views: 18,532
Posted By cossack

It wasn't snowing, just cold. There was no snow...

It wasn't snowing, just cold. There was no snow cover.
The FR track shows the jink to the right just after turning NE on V after deicing. He missed the first two light poles on his right, but not...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Dec 2017, 17:39
Replies: 11
Views: 2,812
Posted By cossack

You've obviously never worked at an "interesting"...

You've obviously never worked at an "interesting" tower. ;)

As for which to choose, choose what you think you'll enjoy more.
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