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Forum: ATC Issues
26th Oct 2014, 20:26
Replies: 23
Views: 18,864
Posted By Highland Director

Rather apocalyptic!

Rather apocalyptic!
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Jun 2014, 02:39
Replies: 2
Views: 3,317
Posted By Highland Director

Salary?

Nice part of the country.

Perhaps a kind individual from EGSH ATC might care to PM me and offer an insider's perspective? Salary, T&Cs, benefits, working environment, schools, lifestyle etc.
...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Mar 2013, 15:00
Replies: 22
Views: 20,112
Posted By Highland Director

I did the online tests and was subsequently...

I did the online tests and was subsequently invited to take part in a telephone interview. Following the telephone interview I was invited to 'stage 2' which is a 2 day sim assessment which, if...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Jan 2013, 12:01
Replies: 5
Views: 3,187
Posted By Highland Director

Be up front and declare it and I suspect it will...

Be up front and declare it and I suspect it will not be an issue. A 12 month ban suggests that your reading was low. I applied to NATS as a trainee ATCO in 1996 having been banned for 12 months in...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Dec 2012, 14:48
Replies: 8
Views: 3,748
Posted By Highland Director

Hence most Sharjah ATCOs live in Dubai. Your...

Hence most Sharjah ATCOs live in Dubai. Your post makes a bit more sense now that I understand that 'boerdom' wasn't a typo. :}
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Nov 2012, 15:11
Replies: 8
Views: 3,748
Posted By Highland Director

I'll do you a swap mate. I'll happily endure the...

I'll do you a swap mate. I'll happily endure the boredom of Al Ain together with your humungous allowances and you can come to Sharjah where you'll find plenty planes to keep your interest and only a...
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Oct 2012, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 4,786
Posted By Highland Director

UAE ATC

Don't worry mate. Everyone here is 100% happy all the time. You have to be; It's in the contract. :)
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Jul 2009, 12:52
Replies: 8
Views: 1,432
Posted By Highland Director

Highlands and Islands Airports - They always have...

Highlands and Islands Airports - They always have loads of spare controllers.

HIAL - Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (http://www.hial.co.uk/)
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Jun 2008, 23:11
Replies: 29
Views: 2,917
Posted By Highland Director

On page 4 of the document you'll find this: ...

On page 4 of the document you'll find this:

First edition 12 June 2008 (effective 16 March 2009)
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Nov 2007, 19:06
Replies: 15
Views: 2,199
Posted By Highland Director

No idea. :confused: They have been. ...

No idea. :confused:

They have been.

Yes, one would have thought that would be the case.

62,730 all in.
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Nov 2007, 19:19
Replies: 15
Views: 2,199
Posted By Highland Director

It's a classic isn't it? :) Mind you, I had a...

It's a classic isn't it? :)
Mind you, I had a sense of humour when I first joined. These days, what's left of it tends to fail as frequently as the radar. ;)
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Nov 2007, 09:32
Replies: 99
Views: 11,083
Posted By Highland Director

Procedural Service

http://gatco.org/

GATCO have a forum dedicated to the ATSOCAS consultation.

The post about Procedural Service makes for interesting reading, particularly if you regularly provide Procedural...
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Jun 2007, 20:01
Replies: 27
Views: 3,637
Posted By Highland Director

Whenever I give a land after, 9 times out of 10...

Whenever I give a land after, 9 times out of 10 pilots respond with:
'xxx123, cleared to land Runway23'
It's such a regular occurence that I usually let it go without further comment. I don't...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th May 2007, 13:04
Replies: 224
Views: 49,351
Posted By Highland Director

Inverness Radar? When?

The RAF have not pulled out of the Inverness task as yet. However they no longer provide a service on public holidays and have stated that they will cut back their service provision in June to...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Apr 2007, 19:41
Forum: ATC Issues
19th Jan 2007, 09:44
Replies: 54
Views: 10,287
Posted By Highland Director

Yep. I was talking bollards. Post removed.:O

Yep. I was talking bollards. Post removed.:O
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Jan 2007, 13:40
Replies: 54
Views: 10,287
Posted By Highland Director

Indeed. HIAL management have been aware for...

Indeed.
HIAL management have been aware for months and months that SRATCOH closures at Stornoway were inevitable if nothing was done to address the staffing issues. I have sympathy for the Airlines...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Jan 2007, 22:16
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Highland Director

Ouch! That wasn't very nice. :* I don't...

Ouch! That wasn't very nice. :*

I don't blame you Chilli. As I said, it's horses for courses. Personally, I wouldn't want to go up there either.
I was only answering the question which was...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Jan 2007, 18:40
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Highland Director

Not your cup of tea I take it? Nor mine. Each to...

Not your cup of tea I take it? Nor mine. Each to their own I say.
However, I suspect that those who work on the dark and rain lashed isles might go home after a shift to their huge 5 bedroom 150...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Jan 2007, 15:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Highland Director

Well take for example Sumburgh Airport which is...

Well take for example Sumburgh Airport which is Tower only - (the APS function is done by NATS from Aberdeen).

Basic salary 42,635.
Throw in the 12.5% shift pay and suddenly it becomes 47,964....
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Jan 2007, 13:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Highland Director

That's right niknak, the figures quoted were top...

That's right niknak, the figures quoted were top of the scale. Those are the figures that matter and those are the figures that anyone considering a move will look at.

It's possible of course that...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Jan 2007, 21:30
Replies: 6
Views: 2,636
Posted By Highland Director

CRX.... Manual of Air Traffic Services CAP...

CRX....

Manual of Air Traffic Services CAP 493 Section 1 Chapter 2 Page 5 states....

7 Cancellation of IFR Flight

7.1 IFR flight plans shall only be cancelled when the pilot uses the...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Jan 2007, 22:36
Replies: 224
Views: 49,351
Posted By Highland Director

Tis indeed true that the righteenuffers have...

Tis indeed true that the righteenuffers have radar displays in place displaying the primary radar data from Lossie and the SSR from Kinloss.
The new simulator is housed in a beautiful brand new...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Jan 2007, 22:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,720
Posted By Highland Director

Last year weren't Liverpool offering around 51K?...

Last year weren't Liverpool offering around 51K?
Just a few weeks later, their recruitment advertisement was offering 55K.
In the meantime, Isle of Man (with lower taxation) advertised 60K+ and...
Forum: ATC Issues
12th Nov 2006, 14:51
Replies: 224
Views: 49,351
Posted By Highland Director

Cyprus to Inverness

Spotter99 - I wish I were in a position to advise you but alas I'm just an ATCO - the lowest form of life within HIAL. I've long since given up trying to predict what management might do next. I...
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