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Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Aug 2020, 13:19
Replies: 73
Views: 31,890
Posted By Amexgull

Just seen an advert for an ATCO at Cranfield....

Just seen an advert for an ATCO at Cranfield. I've heard it is not VR and it is not limited to those at the end of their careers, very much the opposite. EGGP appear to have got rid of a couple of...
Forum: ATC Issues
20th Aug 2020, 13:38
Replies: 73
Views: 31,890
Posted By Amexgull

UK ATCO Redundancies

So as the furlough scheme starts to wind down how big is the problem for UK ATCOs? There are rumours flying about EGTE, EGGP, EGSH and others making a significant number of ATCOs redundant. It would...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th May 2020, 11:19
Replies: 48
Views: 11,466
Posted By Amexgull

This document used to be a 'go to' now it can...

This document used to be a 'go to' now it can only be used a guide, at best. The anomolies the OP mention are, sadly, only few of those that have been spotted and communicated to the CAA. What is...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st May 2017, 20:27
Replies: 12
Views: 4,635
Posted By Amexgull

I believe it's just an attention getter as they...

I believe it's just an attention getter as they are working on a large scale. Bit like overlaid DF on a terminal screen it just drags your eyes to the right part of the screen...
Forum: ATC Issues
1st May 2017, 20:19
Replies: 19
Views: 9,916
Posted By Amexgull

My understanding of ORS 4 1195 is that, amongst...

My understanding of ORS 4 1195 is that, amongst other things, it exempts those meeting the conditions specified of having to fly 1000' vertically and 1500m horizontally from cloud. Otherwise the...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Aug 2012, 09:44
Replies: 79
Views: 11,813
Posted By Amexgull

For years I regularly asked pilots who they would...

For years I regularly asked pilots who they would like to speak to next and this often led to discussions about handovers or freecalls and closest radar units etc Then when I took off the blue suit...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Aug 2012, 14:59
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By Amexgull

Key word here being relevant - under RIS anything...

Key word here being relevant - under RIS anything that would penetrate a 5nm bubble would be called regardless of whether it was relevant or not eg passing behind. I agree with the problems of...
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Aug 2012, 20:15
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By Amexgull

Pretty much what talkdownman says and quotes. ...

Pretty much what talkdownman says and quotes. Under RIS controllers were often taught that as a guideline anything within 5 miles was to be called. It was never written down as such but it was...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Aug 2012, 20:17
Replies: 19
Views: 4,505
Posted By Amexgull

The other potential reason for a lot less traffic...

The other potential reason for a lot less traffic info is the recent-ish changes to ATSOCAS. When applied correctly it should result in far less traffic being called in relation to the previous...
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Jul 2012, 10:09
Replies: 17
Views: 4,803
Posted By Amexgull

Good god I didn't know you had to have approval...

Good god I didn't know you had to have approval for a name before you can post on a forum, FFS - Get over yourself. Insulted, REALLY???:ugh:
Forum: ATC Issues
3rd Jul 2012, 16:01
Replies: 3
Views: 2,337
Posted By Amexgull

The old IFR/VFR vs TOS argument. Mil tend to be...

The old IFR/VFR vs TOS argument. Mil tend to be more concerned about the service than the flight rules. As far as the specific trip you mention it was probably a VFR trip but the pilot will only...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Nov 2011, 00:40
Replies: 17
Views: 2,167
Posted By Amexgull

261_p, if you're looking so you have an idea of...

261_p, if you're looking so you have an idea of where you can be employed as a civvy with an APS rating then don't bother counting gloucester or Scatsta as they only provide SRAs with their...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Oct 2011, 14:43
Replies: 17
Views: 2,828
Posted By Amexgull

I was merely explaining to the OP what the full...

I was merely explaining to the OP what the full and correct phraseology should have been - I was not trying to come up with theoretical mitigations as to why he may have abbreviated the RT other than...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Oct 2011, 23:39
Replies: 17
Views: 2,828
Posted By Amexgull

Well if he had not erroneously forgotten the...

Well if he had not erroneously forgotten the correct words he wouldn't have had to listen to the pilot asking for him to repeat his question and then having to do so, thereby decreasing his workload...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Oct 2011, 19:40
Replies: 17
Views: 2,828
Posted By Amexgull

The controller was probably just trying to sound...

The controller was probably just trying to sound punchy by abbreviating the correct phraseology...They should have asked "What type of recovery do you require at Oxford" and that should have been...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Jun 2011, 20:12
Replies: 5
Views: 2,510
Posted By Amexgull

OK, most Mil units control acft whilst taxiing,...

OK, most Mil units control acft whilst taxiing, taking off and landing and flying in the visual circuit. These are all controlled by the Tower and Ground controller (sometimes Tower does it all). If...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Apr 2011, 22:26
Replies: 47
Views: 15,824
Posted By Amexgull

Now I never said I didn't know anything about...

Now I never said I didn't know anything about Safeskys, everything I had heard was quite some time ago and was wondering if their reputation was still the same...As for their leader, no I don't know...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Apr 2011, 17:26
Replies: 20
Views: 7,901
Posted By Amexgull

And how many times have you found a fire door...

And how many times have you found a fire door wedged open or such like? Lets hope it is more straightforward than that, poor fella...
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Apr 2011, 17:16
Replies: 47
Views: 15,824
Posted By Amexgull

'Gisajo' Bashing?

Sorry, but I don't know what you mean - I can only assume gisajob was a person on here who worked for Safeskys...My post was not based on anything to do with PPRuNe merely with the reputation the...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Apr 2011, 21:16
Replies: 47
Views: 15,824
Posted By Amexgull

Only if you wanted to change the name of a ltd...

Only if you wanted to change the name of a ltd company...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Apr 2011, 18:06
Replies: 47
Views: 15,824
Posted By Amexgull

Safeskys...ANSP?

Just been trawling the net looking for possible employers and I stumbled upon the Safeskys website. It states that they are undergoing accreditation to become an ANSP at an airfield within 30 miles...
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