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18th Sep 2020, 13:59
Replies: 32
Views: 14,026
Posted By cossack

Back in 1998 at Manchester, on a Continental...

Back in 1998 at Manchester, on a Continental DC10, the port overwing slide only partially inflated forcing passengers back into the cabin to find another exit. Fortunately the fire was in the tail...
19th Mar 2020, 15:47
Replies: 37
Views: 15,471
Posted By cossack

I was not involved but: No 6000 foot rule in...

I was not involved but:

No 6000 foot rule in Canada;
Departures were IFR using pilot applied visual departure separation;
It is the norm to start issuing the subsequent take off clearance before...
18th Feb 2020, 23:40
Replies: 3
Views: 3,633
Posted By cossack

Air Canada A319 loses wheel on departure from LGA

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/toronto-bound-air-canada-flight-declares-emergency-after-wheel-falls-off-during-take-off-1.4817379
15th Jan 2020, 16:38
Replies: 248
Views: 140,544
Posted By cossack

Back in 1988 at Gatwick, CO31, a B742, had a No 4...

Back in 1988 at Gatwick, CO31, a B742, had a No 4 engine surge and loss of thrust at very close to MTOW on lift off and the FE immediately commenced fuel dumping. Aircraft pitched up to 22 degrees...
14th Nov 2019, 14:26
Replies: 68
Views: 59,112
Posted By cossack

We do but its a balancing act. Spacing is...

We do but its a balancing act. Spacing is increased but not by so much that it wastes space and causes huge delays. If the preceding is in the exit just before you cross the threshold is ideal.
If...
2nd Nov 2019, 16:16
Replies: 40
Views: 26,323
Posted By cossack

Its been in use at YYZ for at least 5 years....

Its been in use at YYZ for at least 5 years. Unlike our FAA friends, we can't anticipate the separation with departing traffic in the mix and cannot clear an aircraft to land until a departure is...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Sep 2019, 00:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By cossack

Even though most of our SIDs are RNAV, the turn...

Even though most of our SIDs are RNAV, the turn off the initial heading is controller initiated at 3600' (noise) or later. Tower will provide 3nm between successive departures unless a following...
11th Aug 2019, 17:02
Replies: 17
Views: 10,492
Posted By cossack

Thanks for sharing. Such an emotional story.

Thanks for sharing. Such an emotional story.
10th May 2019, 22:27
Replies: 39
Views: 17,236
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: 26,455
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: 45
Views: 23,818
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: 2,499
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: 19,209
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: 2,607
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: 2,607
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: 2,607
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: 3,013
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: 1,465
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: 3,339
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: 60
Views: 12,572
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: 326
Views: 231,898
Posted By cossack

Still keeping that powder dry, eh?

Still keeping that powder dry, eh?
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2018, 19:49
Replies: 326
Views: 231,898
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: 31,956
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: 31,956
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: 31,956
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?
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