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7th Feb 2022, 16:55
Replies: 119
Views: 10,917
Posted By Eric T Cartman

I can't answer the OP's query but have an...

I can't answer the OP's query but have an anecdote re the Merchantman & speed. I was on Approach Radar at Glasgow in the late 70's when I had to ask a Merchantman to reduce speed from 250 knots as he...
24th Dec 2021, 18:24
Replies: 33
Views: 13,758
Posted By Eric T Cartman

TimGriff6 That's not correct - with the right...

TimGriff6
That's not correct - with the right qualifications you can apply directly to be a Driver - requirements can be found online.
I worked as a Guard for LT in 1966, having been trained to...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Oct 2021, 12:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Really sorry to hear that. I recall when he...

Really sorry to hear that. I recall when he became one of "Jake's Bandits" at EGLL during the infamous industrial dispute . 'Heathrow Director 'will know all about that ! I was his boss for a while...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Dec 2019, 16:13
Replies: 6
Views: 2,127
Posted By Eric T Cartman

I was on D Watch @ Heathrow with John 1970-72....

I was on D Watch @ Heathrow with John 1970-72. Visited him at home in Harrow a couple of times then didn't see him again until he came to the Tower at Liverpool in the late 80's - he was on the night...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Nov 2019, 17:31
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ parkfell PK atc took over from NATS on...

@ parkfell
PK atc took over from NATS on 1/4/1993. Stu Mimmack was their first GM - Tim took over in 1994. Re Cygnet 66 , you are correct = JM & yes, Barton Hall closed in 1975. I was on a night...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Nov 2019, 19:29
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Used it occasionally at Prestwick in the 90's...

Used it occasionally at Prestwick in the 90's with BAe College PA34's for climb & descent, as one of the instructors was ex ATC & knew what it was about !
Heard a story from Preston Centre...
20th May 2019, 10:35
Replies: 47
Views: 14,514
Posted By Eric T Cartman

On a BA Viscount, Aberdeen to Glasgow, in 1980, I...

On a BA Viscount, Aberdeen to Glasgow, in 1980, I heard "Your flight crew today are Captain Beaky & First Officer Sid" followed by a giggling fit from the cabin crew .... ( Google the name if you...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Mar 2019, 11:55
Replies: 0
Views: 1,028
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Glasgow ATC Reunion

For any past or present members of Glasgow ATC & Tels, an event has been organised on 5th May. PM me for further details if you'd like to attend.
2nd Mar 2019, 19:57
Replies: 79
Views: 20,905
Posted By Eric T Cartman

US style :...

US style :...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jun 2018, 07:20
Replies: 18
Views: 3,343
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ Dan Dare - Mrs Cartman concurs. I read her your...

@ Dan Dare - Mrs Cartman concurs. I read her your post & instant response was "yes - wouldn't be the first time I did that!" :-)
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Apr 2018, 20:51
Replies: 17
Views: 3,458
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Don't think Beeswax is a valid callsign, Zooker...

Don't think Beeswax is a valid callsign, Zooker ;-)
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Apr 2018, 11:59
Replies: 18
Views: 2,963
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Who, him or me ? ;-)

Who, him or me ? ;-)
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Apr 2018, 11:29
Replies: 18
Views: 2,963
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ Packer27L Yes, that's correct :-)

@ Packer27L
Yes, that's correct :-)
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Apr 2018, 08:30
Replies: 18
Views: 2,963
Posted By Eric T Cartman

I worked with a Russian ATCO at Liverpool about...

I worked with a Russian ATCO at Liverpool about 30 years ago - ex fighter jock & very good at ATC. Used to surprise the crews of the Antonov freighters when he started chatting to them in their own...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Mar 2018, 12:21
Replies: 51
Views: 18,287
Posted By Eric T Cartman

If you think NATS HR is bad, how about this ? My...

If you think NATS HR is bad, how about this ? My old boss at EGGP was on one of the very early Cadet Courses (3?) in the 60's. He wanted to go to Ulster Radar but they said no, you're all going to...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Jan 2018, 18:25
Replies: 60
Views: 16,060
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ ZOOKER Who can forget John Townsend's erudite...

@ ZOOKER
Who can forget John Townsend's erudite explanations of tangential fade & associated equations ? ;-)
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Jan 2018, 18:14
Replies: 325
Views: 252,212
Posted By Eric T Cartman

PIK took over ATC services from NATS on 1 April...

PIK took over ATC services from NATS on 1 April 1993 (I started there on 12th July 1993 - there was a nice band wearing orange sashes & bowler hats out in the street to greet me - well, I assume...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Jan 2018, 11:50
Replies: 79
Views: 17,665
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Totally agree. Back in the 90's, I was...

Totally agree. Back in the 90's, I was responsible for getting SRG approval for a 'land after the departing' procedure. Runway utilisation immediately increased dramatically, go-arounds decreased &...
2nd Jan 2018, 17:37
Replies: 147
Views: 58,374
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Re GBZ's post #50 & Bert Marsden @ CATC, Hurn. ...

Re GBZ's post #50 & Bert Marsden @ CATC, Hurn.
We knew him as "Turbulent Eddy". I recall his frequent disparaging remarks about radio/tv reports mentioning 'black ice'. "There ain't no such animal...
Forum: Questions
14th Dec 2017, 18:44
Replies: 18
Views: 4,113
Posted By Eric T Cartman

For the UK : CAP 413 Radiotelephony Manual...

For the UK :
CAP 413 Radiotelephony Manual Edition 22
Chapter 8
Emergency Phraseology
Distress and Urgency Communication Procedures
.........the RTF procedures which should be used by civil...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Nov 2017, 15:27
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Back to the days of Arnold Field & his real bow...

Back to the days of Arnold Field & his real bow tie whilst driving his "post-vintage
thoroughbred" Bentley & Geoffrey Stallibrass with his flower buttonhole ! :-)
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Nov 2017, 10:04
Replies: 12
Views: 3,365
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ chevvron Well, it wouldn't have been JS...

@ chevvron
Well, it wouldn't have been JS plugged in during daylight hours anyway ! ;-) ;-)
[he was my WS for 4 years btw :-) ]
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Oct 2017, 11:12
Replies: 17
Views: 4,040
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Link's ok for me Bren .....

Link's ok for me Bren .....
1st Oct 2017, 11:49
Replies: 21
Views: 4,082
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Wouldn't bother me - if you're cleared to land or...

Wouldn't bother me - if you're cleared to land or take-off, the runway's yours. How you use it is up to you. Saw this technique used several time on Tiree for arrival & departure. Just don't break...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Sep 2017, 20:32
Replies: 50
Views: 19,319
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ Galaxy Flyer Certainly when the US...

@ Galaxy Flyer


Certainly when the US military started operating from Prestwick during the Kosovo conflict, we were very careful about readbacks of altimeter settings. Right up until I retired 4...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Sep 2017, 06:05
Replies: 5
Views: 1,485
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Ralph Eaton

I was saddened to learn from the CAA RSA magazine 'Contrail' obituaries that Ralph died last May. I'm sure many of you will recall him as your Navigation course instructor at Hurn in the early 70's....
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Sep 2017, 11:24
Replies: 29
Views: 6,869
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ Heathrow Director You'll recall, I'm sure,...

@ Heathrow Director
You'll recall, I'm sure, that the BAC1-11 500 series transmissions always ended with a 'Houston Control' type bleep :-)
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Aug 2017, 15:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,375
Posted By Eric T Cartman

I posted this in ATC Humour about 10 years ago,...

I posted this in ATC Humour about 10 years ago, but I think it shows the danger inherent in VMC climb/descent .....

Many, many years ago, an Aer Lingus inbound Manch told Preston Airways he had...
Forum: ATC Issues
31st May 2017, 19:15
Replies: 221
Views: 58,040
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ Zooker Back in the 70's & even the 80's, I...

@ Zooker
Back in the 70's & even the 80's, I don't think anyone envisaged the massive growth that has occurred in the East End. The Docklands Light Railway opened in 1987 with 11 EMUs & 15 stations...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2017, 06:49
Replies: 221
Views: 58,040
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Serves them right Z - they should have set it up...

Serves them right Z - they should have set it up like the TfL cameras that shut off when pointed at the MI6 building - I'm sure someone could write a prog to follow the sun :-)

I'll bet most...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Jul 2016, 22:23
Replies: 8
Views: 4,512
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ chevvron After validating @ PK in '73, like...

@ chevvron
After validating @ PK in '73, like you I got 30 nights subs & 4 weeks in Sumburgh with Mrs Harper at the Meadowvale Guest House. I'd been at the tower 2 days when I was left at the desk...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Jul 2016, 09:17
Replies: 25
Views: 10,611
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@HD Oh yes, I think most towers have always had...

@HD
Oh yes, I think most towers have always had that. However, using TR's scenario for example , when the B773 rotates you hit the start button on a stop-watch, all you have to do then is wait for...
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Jul 2016, 08:40
Replies: 25
Views: 10,611
Posted By Eric T Cartman

Given the precision expected , I've often...

Given the precision expected , I've often wondered why stop watches aren't mandatory at the air position. I certainly never saw them in use during my years in the uk
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Jul 2016, 07:46
Replies: 69
Views: 33,698
Posted By Eric T Cartman

I did a few boards @ Bailbrook as a field member,...

I did a few boards @ Bailbrook as a field member, around 1990 iirc, but then a new IAL bean counter decided that he wasn't going to pay my expenses & the CAA for an IAL ATCO to examine IAL staff on...
10th May 2016, 13:09
Replies: 213
Views: 130,341
Posted By Eric T Cartman

@ ShyTorque Spot on !! Back in the...

@ ShyTorque


Spot on !!

Back in the 70's I was on Ground Movement Control at Glasgow when I suddenly heard "Practice Pan, c/s, simulated engine fire". Before I could respond, I heard "er - Pan...
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