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Forum: ATC Issues
27th Oct 2012, 09:41
Replies: 33
Views: 14,015
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Red face > One month to organise my life does not seem...

> One month to organise my life does not seem very long!!

One month is absolute luxury!

I can still recall the details of "planned relocation" by a previous incarnation of NATS during my...
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Jan 2012, 11:39
Replies: 65
Views: 20,552
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

> Did anyone do a poll to see whose "Thanks a...

> Did anyone do a poll to see whose "Thanks a Million" clock lasted longest? Mine lasted a week.

Mine is still going strong! Mind you, I've had to change the battery ...
12th Aug 2011, 15:25
Replies: 23
Views: 4,743
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

I seem to recall a bizjet (possibly a Learjet,...

I seem to recall a bizjet (possibly a Learjet, and possibly German-registered) that ended up in the North Atlantic to the west of Scotland after the crew apparently succumbed to hypoxia en-route to...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jun 2011, 10:04
Replies: 657
Views: 132,582
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

When I joined ATC as a fresh-faced ATCAIII at...

When I joined ATC as a fresh-faced ATCAIII at Gatwick, the Board of Trade Chief Officer was John Graham. I recall being told that he held ATC licence #2. In his life prior to joining ATC he had been,...
10th Jun 2011, 15:27
Replies: 39
Views: 4,953
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

> Can any of you more knowledgeable guys account...

> Can any of you more knowledgeable guys account for why the VOR on
> Stapleford airfield is called LAMbourne, and the VOR on (former) Wisley
> airfield is called OCKham ? Biggin Hill manages the...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Dec 2010, 08:48
Replies: 63
Views: 18,694
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Question Just to jump back a few posts, and move slightly...

Just to jump back a few posts, and move slightly off-topic ...

> EGLL hasn't been closed for an extended period since
> the Pea Souper days prior to CAT3

Did Heathrow actually CLOSE during...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Dec 2010, 12:10
Replies: 5
Views: 1,939
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Why are you interested in the morale at some...

Why are you interested in the morale at some Slovenian airport?
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Oct 2009, 13:23
Replies: 45
Views: 12,776
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

This link explains the many and varied uses of...

This link explains the many and varied uses of the Ash radar site over the years -

RSG: Sites: RAF Ash ('YTM') ROTOR 'R3' GCI, Kent (http://www.subbrit.org.uk/rsg/sites/a/ash/)

NN
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Sep 2009, 09:05
Replies: 45
Views: 12,776
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Edinburgh's first radar was an AR1, which became...

Edinburgh's first radar was an AR1, which became operational in 1970.

For reasons which were never totally clear, the Glasgow press published a photo of me doing Aerodrome Control to celebrate the...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Dec 2007, 14:19
Replies: 177
Views: 38,824
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

"Regarding BEA Airtours, I accept what all you...

"Regarding BEA Airtours, I accept what all you pros above write but I had always had the impression they used to use the callsign "Tango". Anyone know how this belief might have arisen ?"

I seem...
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Mar 2007, 15:26
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

More info here - ...

More info here -

http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?t=246031&page=57
6th Jan 2007, 12:49
Replies: 36
Views: 5,462
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Nigeria condemns 'rude' airlines

Just spotted this on the BBC News website. Apologies if it's not "news".

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/6234675.stm
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2006, 18:42
Replies: 8
Views: 1,723
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

I think some of you guys may be missing the point...

I think some of you guys may be missing the point of the question.

Sure, we all signed up to be a mobile grade, but then the older members also signed up into the Civil Service, a smoking...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Sep 2006, 11:15
Replies: 127
Views: 13,583
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

"We asked sixty controllers ..." "Our survey...

"We asked sixty controllers ..."
"Our survey said ..."
Methinks you're confusing a user satisfaction survey with an episode of Family Fortunes. How apt!!! Perhaps NATS should employ Les Dennis as a...
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Sep 2006, 19:48
Replies: 127
Views: 13,583
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

On just what do you base this statement? I recall...

On just what do you base this statement? I recall no vote, questionnaire, or even informal dialogue. I suggest you have swallowed "the NATS management line" again, hook, line and sinker!!

Of...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Jul 2006, 21:53
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

And just what did the Orcadians make of your...

And just what did the Orcadians make of your shirts, Tony ? :cool:
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Jan 2006, 18:04
Replies: 19
Views: 2,820
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

This has been discussed before, on this thread - ...

This has been discussed before, on this thread -

http://www.pprune.org/forums/showthread.php?t=15362
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Sep 2005, 19:28
Replies: 99
Views: 20,092
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Thumbs down Just posted on the BBC News website - ...

Just posted on the BBC News website -

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/4227752.stm

Ben lost his case at the employment tribunal
Forum: ATC Issues
29th Aug 2005, 17:18
Replies: 16
Views: 3,143
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Arrow I think you need the dosage of those tablets...

I think you need the dosage of those tablets increased;)
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Jun 2005, 19:58
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Quote - "Then FDPS I at Prestwick has been...

Quote - "Then FDPS I at Prestwick has been capable of fully automatic operation since it went into service in 1987. NATS just wouldn't let us write the code that pressed the ACCEPT button every time...
Forum: ATC Issues
18th May 2005, 08:31
Replies: 10
Views: 1,863
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Red face "my identity seems to have been the worst kept...

"my identity seems to have been the worst kept secret at LTCC"

well, if you insist on walking around with Mr Chips written on the back of your identity pass ....

anyway, have a good one in your...
30th Jan 2005, 16:00
Replies: 518
Views: 210,655
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Unhappy A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said of...

A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence said of the crash: "It has just happened and it is one of ours."
Forum: ATC Issues
20th Sep 2004, 10:26
Replies: 48
Views: 8,441
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

As Skylion says, the northern area was the...

As Skylion says, the northern area was the original terminal area. As work in the central area progressed, short-haul flights were gradually transferred there during the fifties, but the long-haul...
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Sep 2004, 09:55
Replies: 8
Trm
Views: 1,486
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

DtyCln Well, it's always nice to be...

DtyCln

Well, it's always nice to be noticed!!! And, haven't you noticed that 1) my PP contributions have mellowed somewhat over recent years, and 2) I'm not anticipating prolonged continued...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Sep 2004, 09:14
Replies: 8
Trm
Views: 1,486
Posted By Numpo-Nigit

Lightbulb Whilst not wishing to deny your right to "have a...

Whilst not wishing to deny your right to "have a go" at management in such strident terms, might it not be better to hide behind a less obvious user name than your own NATS staff number? ;) ;)
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