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27th Nov 2022, 16:56
Replies: 767
Views: 417,415
Posted By Mooncrest

Shows what I know, i.e. nowt.

Shows what I know, i.e. nowt.
26th Nov 2022, 20:45
Replies: 767
Views: 417,415
Posted By Mooncrest

Yes, similar sort of programme to this time last...

Yes, similar sort of programme to this time last year.
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Nov 2022, 11:17
Replies: 31
Views: 7,851
Posted By Mooncrest

The old control towers at two Jamaican airports -...

The old control towers at two Jamaican airports - Manley and Sangster - have identical VCRs to the one at Leeds Bradford. Same plans or architect ?
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Nov 2022, 22:45
Replies: 31
Views: 7,851
Posted By Mooncrest

I have sent you a private message.

I have sent you a private message.
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Nov 2022, 17:39
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By Mooncrest

Leeds Bradford - EGNM - I would estimate about 7...

Leeds Bradford - EGNM - I would estimate about 7 or 8 mile final. That's roughly overhead Bolton Abbey for RW14!
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Oct 2022, 09:10
Replies: 1
Views: 827
Posted By Mooncrest

I don't know about manning for Manchester...

I don't know about manning for Manchester Approach and Radar but I would be interested to know how 135.00 mhz fares technically. The Leeds Radar frequency is 134.580 and, as far as I can tell, has...
22nd Oct 2022, 11:29
Replies: 913
Views: 290,485
Posted By Mooncrest

I guess this only affects the ATC staff on site....

I guess this only affects the ATC staff on site. Doncaster Radar is serviced from a console at Liverpool.
18th Oct 2022, 08:52
Replies: 767
Views: 417,415
Posted By Mooncrest

Yes. It's an additional order. Options on this...

Yes. It's an additional order. Options on this order for up to 71 aircraft in total.
18th Oct 2022, 07:57
Replies: 767
Views: 417,415
Posted By Mooncrest

35 A320 NEOs ordered. Deliveries from 2028 to...

35 A320 NEOs ordered. Deliveries from 2028 to 2031.
5th Oct 2022, 11:37
Replies: 956
Views: 390,381
Posted By Mooncrest

I don't know how Airways Cymru faired financially...

I don't know how Airways Cymru faired financially generally but they should have made some steady brass out of WLAD during her lease to British Midland and subsequent sub--lease to Manx.
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2022, 11:25
Replies: 144
Views: 38,151
Posted By Mooncrest

Leeds Bradford is hiring controllers again.

Leeds Bradford is hiring controllers again.
4th Oct 2022, 08:43
Replies: 956
Views: 390,381
Posted By Mooncrest

I once read in a book about G-BAZI, something...

I once read in a book about G-BAZI, something about it being the "black sheep" of the Britannia 737 fleet. I can't remember which book but it does explain why Britannia got rid. Ironic that said...
12th Sep 2022, 13:39
Replies: 767
Views: 417,415
Posted By Mooncrest

Yes, some of their new builds are SFP.

Yes, some of their new builds are SFP.
11th Sep 2022, 04:47
Replies: 73
Views: 33,554
Posted By Mooncrest

Overnight, no, definitely not. But I would expect...

Overnight, no, definitely not. But I would expect it to be the Hungarian version of Wizz and fly into LBA after the first batch of morning departures and perhaps again in the early evening before the...
28th Aug 2022, 11:08
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

The film can be found on the Yorkshire Film...

The film can be found on the Yorkshire Film Archive - yfanefa.com.
27th Aug 2022, 21:02
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

I'm not sure, Airbanda. Your best bet is to look...

I'm not sure, Airbanda. Your best bet is to look at it via Twitter.
26th Aug 2022, 19:36
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

As an aside, where did the heavy maintenance for...

As an aside, where did the heavy maintenance for the Cambrian and Northeast Viscounts take place ? Cambrian had a hangar at Cardiff whilst Northeast's was at Leeds Bradford. I imagine each company...
26th Aug 2022, 19:30
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

That was an interesting and meticulously...

That was an interesting and meticulously researched response. Thankyou for going to such an effort.

I suppose another possibility is the BEA was doing a charter, either to the Dutch bulbfields or...
20th Aug 2022, 21:03
Replies: 69
Views: 6,547
Posted By Mooncrest

WHBM. I do appreciate in turn your appreciations....

WHBM. I do appreciate in turn your appreciations. Not sure how a DC-10 coped with the relatively short runway at Luton but I guess the Court TriStars managed all right.
20th Aug 2022, 21:01
Replies: 69
Views: 6,547
Posted By Mooncrest

Thankyou Tartiflette. You are a wonderful warm...

Thankyou Tartiflette. You are a wonderful warm individual. You might even be a human being.
20th Aug 2022, 04:15
Replies: 69
Views: 6,547
Posted By Mooncrest

This flight was less than a year after AA lost a...

This flight was less than a year after AA lost a DC-10 at Chicago. Apparently there were a lot of gasps and expletives when the Luton airport bus pulled up outside the Laker aircraft, having already...
19th Aug 2022, 16:29
Replies: 69
Views: 6,547
Posted By Mooncrest

I can't contribute much but a family member flew...

I can't contribute much but a family member flew on a Laker DC10 from Luton to Turin in early 1980 on a school ski trip.
16th Aug 2022, 18:23
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

All this YD business is fascinating but it...

All this YD business is fascinating but it doesn't answer the original question! However, it would appear from the various responses that the BEA Viscount in question was either a diversion or on a...
15th Aug 2022, 20:04
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

H49 is right on cue!

H49 is right on cue!
15th Aug 2022, 18:37
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

Amazing how one question can provoke such a range...

Amazing how one question can provoke such a range of responses; I am grateful for them all.

The film is on Twitter, posted by Captain [email protected] It claims to be 1972. I say 1971 but,...
14th Aug 2022, 20:23
Replies: 57
Views: 4,410
Posted By Mooncrest

BEA and Northeast Viscount 800s

Many of us know that Northeast was a subsidiary of BEA via the British Air Services holding company. Did the two airlines operate on each other's services at any time ? The reason I ask is I recently...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Aug 2022, 18:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

Zooker, that sounds about right.

Zooker, that sounds about right.
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Aug 2022, 09:25
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

Something the LBA Delivery gang can't do is pass...

Something the LBA Delivery gang can't do is pass any non-standard clearance. SIDs were introduced here in 1995 when the airfield gained H24 and they now account for the bulk of IFR clearances passed....
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Aug 2022, 19:45
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

Bristol doesn't have GMC but Delivery. I don't...

Bristol doesn't have GMC but Delivery. I don't know if it's an ATCA or ATCO position. It is a NATS unit if that's significant. Manchester Delivery was also an ATCA position until some time earlier...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Aug 2022, 15:39
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

Thankyou kcockayne. It seems GMC is a rather hit...

Thankyou kcockayne. It seems GMC is a rather hit and miss concept at the smaller regionals.
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jul 2022, 11:32
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

Are there any particular criteria in the UK that...

Are there any particular criteria in the UK that have to be met before Delivery is mandatorily upgraded to GMC or Aerodrome Control is divided into Air and GMC ? I expect much of the decision-making...
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Jul 2022, 07:55
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

Thankyou andaman, I've had a look. Quite a mix of...

Thankyou andaman, I've had a look. Quite a mix of ATC services offered by these four airfields. At least Delivery, some GMC and both in the case of Newcastle.
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Jul 2022, 16:48
Replies: 17
Views: 1,693
Posted By Mooncrest

GMC at UK regional airports

Is there a Ground Movement Control position at Bristol, East Midlands, Liverpool and Newcastle Airports ? If so, is it manned around the clock or just during peak traffic periods ? The reason I ask...
25th Jul 2022, 04:48
Replies: 24
Views: 2,505
Posted By Mooncrest

Pan Am also operated leased 737-200s in Germany...

Pan Am also operated leased 737-200s in Germany for a spell during the 1980s. I don't know if the pilots were contractors or Pan Am employees.
18th Jul 2022, 18:29
Replies: 73
Views: 33,554
Posted By Mooncrest

None that I'm aware of. Fairly light winds but...

None that I'm aware of. Fairly light winds but all afternoon departures have used RW14 on account of the greater TODA or TORA, whichever it is.
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