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Forum: ATC Issues
7th Aug 2017, 09:13
Replies: 78
Views: 11,753
Posted By throw a dyce

Simbad, I think it would be better that you...

Simbad,
I think it would be better that you were able to visit an Approach Radar facility anywhere in the world and you'll soon see why you are vectored.Gatwick isn't an exception.
As a controller...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Dec 2016, 12:23
Replies: 8
Views: 3,617
Posted By throw a dyce

75 seconds of silence!!! So radar systems can...

75 seconds of silence!!! So radar systems can speak now.They lost 2 or 3 departures,had ADS-B backup and it was partially human error that caused it.Crisis what crisis.:bored:
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Dec 2016, 08:44
Replies: 333
Views: 216,301
Posted By throw a dyce

Sam, Yes I agree with you.Perhaps a more...

Sam,
Yes I agree with you.Perhaps a more accurate way of what I heard was shakier,rather than the normal shaky.
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Dec 2016, 21:05
Replies: 333
Views: 216,301
Posted By throw a dyce

Guernsey now.

Guernsey now.
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Dec 2016, 09:08
Replies: 333
Views: 216,301
Posted By throw a dyce

Looks like Dubai TWR and APP at DWC are still...

Looks like Dubai TWR and APP at DWC are still looking. Heard a rumour that Serco contract in Baghdad was looking a bit shaky.
Forum: ATC Issues
2nd Dec 2016, 09:35
Replies: 333
Views: 216,301
Posted By throw a dyce

Are NATS still doing ADI and APS courses.For some...

Are NATS still doing ADI and APS courses.For some reason there is a big shortage and it's happened quite quickly.Seems more than the usual retirement,sickness,failure to validates shortages.
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Nov 2016, 08:36
Replies: 333
Views: 216,301
Posted By throw a dyce

I recently went to a local motor sport event and...

I recently went to a local motor sport event and there was 5 other fellow NATS/Aberdeen retirees there including an ex GM.Never seen such a happy bunch.

NATS and the Unions over the last 20 plus...
21st Nov 2016, 21:12
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,029,527
Posted By throw a dyce

There is a bus service (No 80)from Dyce train...

There is a bus service (No 80)from Dyce train station to the Airport.Also from Union Square to the Airport (747).
18th Nov 2016, 18:59
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,029,527
Posted By throw a dyce

RT.A 742 cargo did a touch and go a while back...

RT.A 742 cargo did a touch and go a while back and they were route training.Anyway I was the Tower Controller.Also had a 772 land and park on 23 with Tony Blair on that one.Can't see The Donald...
Forum: ATC Issues
18th Nov 2016, 08:19
Replies: 12
Views: 3,236
Posted By throw a dyce

Glasgow and Farnborough have Approach...

Glasgow and Farnborough have Approach Control(separate radar rooms) in the Tower buildings,so you would need an APS rating eventually.
Give it a go and see what they say.
Forum: ATC Issues
17th Nov 2016, 16:45
Replies: 333
Views: 216,301
Posted By throw a dyce

Gatwick and Edinburgh with ANS."Other" Airports...

Gatwick and Edinburgh with ANS."Other" Airports with Nats as well as Glasgow and Farnborough....Someone mention Baghdad?
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Oct 2016, 08:07
Replies: 14
Views: 7,080
Posted By throw a dyce

Thought it was DANS show and Serco just did what...

Thought it was DANS show and Serco just did what the customer wanted.So come to the Gulf for a healthy helping of discrimination on sex,religion,nationality,age,etc with a dose of Nepotism to ice it...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2016, 18:41
Replies: 14
Views: 7,080
Posted By throw a dyce

Yes understand how you feel.However with the...

Yes understand how you feel.However with the avenues of escape widening then Dans/Serco strange ways might change when they get desperate.I don't understand their criteria and I suspect they have no...
Forum: ATC Issues
4th Oct 2016, 16:23
Replies: 14
Views: 7,080
Posted By throw a dyce

Ahhh but that doesn't exist.They have hired over...

Ahhh but that doesn't exist.They have hired over 50s before but as I was told over 50s have trouble validating and maintaining standards!! ( Really) However it's illegal to advertise in the UK a job...
25th Apr 2015, 20:08
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,029,527
Posted By throw a dyce

Aye get the edge of the blip on the...

Aye get the edge of the blip on the centreline,otherwise pointing at Asda Dyce.:):)
25th Apr 2015, 15:21
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,029,527
Posted By throw a dyce

TDK mk2. The problem with Cat 2/3 at ABZ is not...

TDK mk2.
The problem with Cat 2/3 at ABZ is not the ILS equipment,but the taxiway,lighting,and terrain is not being suitable.I have seen a 737 land many years ago on autoland(weather was good and...
Forum: ATC Issues
26th Dec 2014, 09:51
Replies: 30
Views: 8,308
Posted By throw a dyce

PanPan, Quick question.Was you're aircraft...

PanPan,
Quick question.Was you're aircraft displaying SSR and Mode C ?
1st Dec 2014, 07:31
Replies: 3,535
Views: 1,029,527
Posted By throw a dyce

Well it caught double pneumonia in about 86-87...

Well it caught double pneumonia in about 86-87 when the oil price dropped to $10.Then 2 years later it was all boom again.
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Nov 2014, 12:03
Replies: 69
Views: 11,262
Posted By throw a dyce

MJ, Just curious but do you fly for an operator...

MJ,
Just curious but do you fly for an operator that uses Class G,when they could fly in Class A,D,E....With passengers?
Load of Bollocks Service....Has a certain ring to it!! Describes a lot of...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Nov 2014, 09:29
Replies: 69
Views: 11,262
Posted By throw a dyce

Day job perhaps.Weekends?

Day job perhaps.Weekends?
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Nov 2014, 08:17
Replies: 12
Views: 3,049
Posted By throw a dyce

Airwave, Unless things have changed inside 40nm...

Airwave,
Unless things have changed inside 40nm from INV airfield and below FL130 is Inverness airspace.They don't always have radar open,and often have trouble talking to traffic to the south due...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th Nov 2014, 07:58
Replies: 69
Views: 11,262
Posted By throw a dyce

Wasn't ATSOCAS taken from the Military way of...

Wasn't ATSOCAS taken from the Military way of doing RAS/RIS/FIS?

MJ.
The Controller working in Class G,next to an RAF base,etc didn't invent the rules,but has to try and use them in an often very...
Forum: ATC Issues
13th Nov 2014, 22:51
Replies: 12
Views: 3,049
Posted By throw a dyce

Inverness is an approach unit.The main...

Inverness is an approach unit.The main controlling authority on N560 is Scottish Control at Prestwick.Bit harsh on INV and it has more than 2 commercial movements a day.:hmm:
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Nov 2014, 19:54
Replies: 32
Views: 22,326
Posted By throw a dyce

Serco takes care of it's employees?? Tell that...

Serco takes care of it's employees??
Tell that to the Erbil guys +one gal who were paid off!!
They will dispose of you quicker than toilet paper if it suits them.
Forum: ATC Issues
6th Nov 2014, 13:49
Replies: 69
Views: 11,262
Posted By throw a dyce

The Controller should ask what service you are...

The Controller should ask what service you are requesting.If you asked for a Deconfliction Service and this was refused,then I'm surprised.If you didn't then perhaps you should have.
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