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Forum: ATC Issues
4th Nov 2019, 21:22
Replies: 14
Views: 3,182
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Get Checker on in that space.......

Get Checker on in that space.......
Forum: Tech Log
3rd Nov 2019, 21:39
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Oct 2019, 22:34
Replies: 14
Views: 2,585
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

It isn't allowed in Class A airspace I believe -...

It isn't allowed in Class A airspace I believe - that's if any is left in the UK.
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Oct 2019, 21:13
Replies: 20
Views: 5,214
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

I was guilty of saying "millibars" after any...

I was guilty of saying "millibars" after any pressure setting. If you do that you can't go wrong!
4th Oct 2019, 11:32
Replies: 22
Views: 24,132
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

It ran out of fuel before a planned stopover..??

It ran out of fuel before a planned stopover..??
3rd Oct 2019, 14:10
Replies: 12
Views: 1,986
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Brilliant - love it.

Brilliant - love it.
Forum: ATC Issues
24th Sep 2019, 16:26
Replies: 66
Views: 31,233
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Reminds me of a late colleague at Heathrow. Told...

Reminds me of a late colleague at Heathrow. Told by GMC to listen on 118.5 (Tower) a pilot came on the tower freq with: "XXX listening on 118.5". My colleague said "So am I, but I'm being quiet...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Sep 2019, 21:25
Replies: 139
Views: 69,333
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Usually NO!

Usually NO!
7th Sep 2019, 19:00
Replies: 4
Views: 2,006
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

YOU decide. Do you want to be a pilot or...

YOU decide. Do you want to be a pilot or controller because the jobs are totally different?. I never had a desire to fly but wanted to be an ATCO. I was lucky - I did the job I wanted.
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Sep 2019, 19:51
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Departure separations are usually laid down in...

Departure separations are usually laid down in the local orders.
5th Sep 2019, 14:16
Replies: 12
Views: 3,268
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

I have had WCS for 40+ years and it was a real...

I have had WCS for 40+ years and it was a real problem trying to relax for each medical. My last medical was 15 years ago but recently when I had a pneumonia jab the nurse said it was very long...
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Aug 2019, 09:18
Replies: 7
Views: 6,893
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

God Bless you Vanessa - you are a real star..xx

God Bless you Vanessa - you are a real star..xx
22nd Aug 2019, 14:17
Replies: 20
Views: 4,429
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

22 August c 1450 two Stearman(?) all yellow wing...

22 August c 1450 two Stearman(?) all yellow wing walkers heading east over Crowthorne making quite a noise.
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Aug 2019, 20:32
Replies: 21
Views: 3,814
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Didn't money change hands B?!! I don't want to...

Didn't money change hands B?!! I don't want to get involved in discussions - I'm nearly 75 and glad to be out of ATC now.
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Aug 2019, 14:59
Replies: 21
Views: 3,814
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Not unusual. The chop rate at Heathrow reached...

Not unusual. The chop rate at Heathrow reached 80% at one time.
16th Aug 2019, 06:46
Replies: 19
Views: 4,832
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

You say you use a dipole - vertically mounted I...

You say you use a dipole - vertically mounted I trust? If it is horizontal it would havew directional properties.
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jul 2019, 12:49
Replies: 14
Views: 3,550
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

hairstreak - you were right. I recall passing...

hairstreak - you were right. I recall passing that clearance to A PanAm flight once and got "roger" in response. When I asked him a readback the answer was amazing: "Errr roger,Brookchurh Park...
26th Jul 2019, 14:24
Replies: 24
Views: 15,744
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

My wife and I sat on a DC9 in a remote area of...

My wife and I sat on a DC9 in a remote area of O'Hare for 1.5 hours - a "ground stop" had been put on due to storms in the area so the UK isn't the only place to suffer!
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Jul 2019, 21:52
Replies: 17
Views: 8,499
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

TCZ.. there is a major difference between light...

TCZ.. there is a major difference between light aircraft and IFR commercial traffic.
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Jul 2019, 14:13
Replies: 17
Views: 8,499
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

As long as the "competition" isn't a clockwork...

As long as the "competition" isn't a clockwork mouse joint.
20th Jul 2019, 08:51
Replies: 29
Views: 19,613
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Cleared for immediate take off..

Cleared for immediate take off..
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Jul 2019, 06:45
Replies: 5
Views: 2,719
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Good luck and God Bless for a long and happy...

Good luck and God Bless for a long and happy retirement..
15th Jul 2019, 06:55
Replies: 26
Views: 15,683
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Out with the Dalton Computers chaps...!

Out with the Dalton Computers chaps...!
11th Jul 2019, 14:32
Replies: 11
Views: 5,483
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

I had it for 30 years. AME told me to see my GP...

I had it for 30 years. AME told me to see my GP who arranged for me to have a scan. That showed nothing so he referred me for a cystoscope (sp?) exam of the bladder. Sounds scary but it isn't 5...
10th Jul 2019, 18:38
Replies: 15
Views: 6,807
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

So can't they revert to the old manual system...

So can't they revert to the old manual system while it is fixed?
10th Jul 2019, 06:50
Replies: 17
Views: 4,531
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

I doubt there is anything "strange" about the...

I doubt there is anything "strange" about the routes - some direct routes cleared by ATC?
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Jul 2019, 06:45
Replies: 3
Views: 2,601
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Follow the greens....

Follow the greens....
Forum: ATC Issues
27th Jun 2019, 20:13
Replies: 27
Views: 7,766
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

I wonder how much it cost?

I wonder how much it cost?
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Jun 2019, 21:41
Replies: 27
Views: 7,766
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

The best way Malcy. Glad I'm not there any more.

The best way Malcy. Glad I'm not there any more.
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Jun 2019, 16:32
Replies: 27
Views: 7,766
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Nimmer what is "AMAN"? I don't understand your...

Nimmer what is "AMAN"? I don't understand your banter old chap!
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Jun 2019, 16:42
Replies: 27
Views: 7,766
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

What exactly are you trying to do and do you have...

What exactly are you trying to do and do you have any experience working in the LTMA? Once traffic has left LAM heading 270ish, the next heading could be anything from 220 to 120. I wouldn't call...
Forum: ATC Issues
25th Jun 2019, 06:38
Replies: 27
Views: 7,766
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Thing is, SATCO, the headings are determined by...

Thing is, SATCO, the headings are determined by the radar controllers. After leaving LAM, the next heading might be downwind or base leg. There's a lot going on over NE London, noit to mention...
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Jun 2019, 16:47
Replies: 27
Views: 7,766
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

120 off LAM? I thin k you're mixing LAM and BNN?...

120 off LAM? I thin k you're mixing LAM and BNN? Usual heading off LAM is 270, with adjustment for wind. If things are quiet 240 maybe used for a straight in on westerlies. After leaving LAM the...
Forum: ATC Issues
16th Jun 2019, 06:59
Replies: 1
Views: 2,992
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

UK FISO

Does UK FISO still exist? I have tried to access their site without success. Thank you.
9th Jun 2019, 14:17
Replies: 25
Views: 15,275
Posted By HEATHROW DIRECTOR

Pistonprop -you're dead right!

Pistonprop -you're dead right!
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