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Forum: ATC Issues
16th Sep 2020, 13:35
Replies: 10
Views: 2,995
Posted By Gonzo

Some VCRs might have the space, but you also need...

Some VCRs might have the space, but you also need the equipment (i.e. another ATM etc) to be able to use that space.
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Aug 2020, 20:14
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By Gonzo

One can narrow it down. If I was rich and could...

One can narrow it down. If I was rich and could afford to own/rent a business jet, and could therefore afford to either pay the fine for not quarantining, or could afford to take the time to...
Forum: ATC Issues
7th Aug 2020, 16:49
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By Gonzo

Depends on what you mean by ‘worked well’. ...

Depends on what you mean by ‘worked well’.

Some units are back near their pre COVID traffic levels, but still on limited staffing numbers, especially ATSAs. With no admin/non ops support staff...
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Jul 2020, 18:21
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By Gonzo

You’re quite correct, Sir, I wasn’t thinking, I...

You’re quite correct, Sir, I wasn’t thinking, I should have said Prospect and PCS. Apologies! Hopefully you know me well enough to know that I’m usually more inclusive.
Forum: ATC Issues
31st Jul 2020, 16:12
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By Gonzo

...Because of pressures to reduce costs from...

...Because of pressures to reduce costs from airlines and thence from airport customers. Exactly the same as the above with airlines and NERL in RP2/RP3.

I agree, there may well be pain to come,...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jul 2020, 18:33
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By Gonzo

To be fair, I think NATS has been pretty fiscally...

To be fair, I think NATS has been pretty fiscally responsible over the years (and you can see what the airlines thought of this fact during the RP2 and RP3 consultations) and this has meant it has...
Forum: ATC Issues
30th Jul 2020, 17:10
Replies: 27
Views: 5,226
Posted By Gonzo

Anyone who spends money they haven’t yet got is a...

Anyone who spends money they haven’t yet got is a bit silly.

As noted above, this latest round of VR is very clearly not applicable to any operational staff.
Forum: ATC Issues
15th Jul 2020, 17:20
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By Gonzo

...and possibly a little exploitative? I know of...

...and possibly a little exploitative? I know of several cases where the ATSA/ATCA, even if they had been to a college for the rating course, would be expected to complete a full ATSA morning shift,...
Forum: ATC Issues
11th Jul 2020, 06:31
Replies: 32
Views: 3,884
Posted By Gonzo

I’d recommend getting in touch with the ATC unit...

I’d recommend getting in touch with the ATC unit concerned here, to raise your concerns about wake separation between a departure and a subsequent go around.
Forum: ATC Issues
8th Jul 2020, 07:47
2nd Jul 2020, 21:41
Replies: 131
Views: 67,863
Posted By Gonzo

Just to clarify, this wasn't a pension holiday,...

Just to clarify, this wasn't a pension holiday, where the employer is not liable for paying in for a period, but a deferral of payments, which would have all been paid in but at a later date.
27th Jun 2020, 20:07
Replies: 131
Views: 67,863
Posted By Gonzo

Which is sadly exactly what the airport...

Which is sadly exactly what the airport customers, and airlines, want.

When I described what had happened a few weeks ago regarding NATSAG01 to a friend who works for a UK international airport...
24th Jun 2020, 08:30
Replies: 131
Views: 67,863
Posted By Gonzo

As soon as traffic started to drop off, it was...

As soon as traffic started to drop off, it was agreed that airlines would not have to pay those fees owed from last year, so ANSPs across Europe are not getting the revenue they were expecting. There...
Forum: ATC Issues
5th Jun 2020, 16:32
Replies: 42
Views: 6,432
Posted By Gonzo

New, revised Edition 23 (corrigendum) will be...

New, revised Edition 23 (corrigendum) will be published on Monday, effective in August. Let's see how many errors and inconsistencies are corrected!
Forum: ATC Issues
1st Jun 2020, 06:20
Replies: 42
Views: 6,432
Posted By Gonzo

Oh yes, it worked both ways. I certainly would...

Oh yes, it worked both ways. I certainly would have been interested in doing something like that.

I would welcome a more knowledgable and better-staffed regulator, better equipped to challenge...
Forum: ATC Issues
31st May 2020, 22:22
Replies: 42
Views: 6,432
Posted By Gonzo

That, and for ATM related matters the NATS PPP...

That, and for ATM related matters the NATS PPP meant that the possibility of secondment for valid ATCOs to the CAA for a period (two or three years being usual, I seem to recall) with the guarantee...
Forum: ATC Issues
14th May 2020, 14:10
Replies: 23
Views: 2,783
Posted By Gonzo

We have a live QNH/QFE readout which gives...

We have a live QNH/QFE readout which gives pressure to 0.1hPa.

As soon as the QNH or QFE moves up or down by 1hPa, our met page alerts and if it’s a QNH change then we pass that to aircraft via RT.
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Apr 2020, 20:10
Replies: 4
Views: 1,968
Posted By Gonzo

I believe that was due to a Police helicopter to...

I believe that was due to a Police helicopter to the NE of LHR.
Forum: ATC Issues
28th Apr 2020, 19:45
Replies: 4
Views: 1,968
Posted By Gonzo

Departures from LHR must follow the departure...

Departures from LHR must follow the departure route until passing 4000ft.

When it’s busy, they usually continue more or less on similar paths due to the many interactions with different routes to...
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Apr 2020, 16:38
Replies: 11
Views: 4,275
Posted By Gonzo

Yes, there were a few managers who had...

Yes, there were a few managers who had conversations a bit too early, but overall I think NATS has done very well at communicating and treating their staff well.
Forum: ATC Issues
23rd Mar 2020, 09:59
Replies: 15
Views: 3,295
Posted By Gonzo

Not anymore. they are reducing too, now.

Not anymore. they are reducing too, now.
Forum: ATC Issues
22nd Mar 2020, 12:10
Replies: 15
Views: 3,295
Posted By Gonzo

I came out (of the DB scheme!) in 2018, and I’m...

I came out (of the DB scheme!) in 2018, and I’m happy now. Yes, my SIPP has taken a bit of a beating in the last few weeks, but I’m far happier knowing exactly what I’ve got when I could have been...
Forum: ATC Issues
21st Mar 2020, 19:27
Replies: 15
Views: 3,295
Posted By Gonzo

But the impact on anyone's SIPP will also be felt...

But the impact on anyone's SIPP will also be felt by CAAPS, which might make the DB scheme fall even more under the crosshairs than it already was.
Forum: ATC Issues
10th Mar 2020, 22:33
Replies: 13
Views: 1,964
Posted By Gonzo

There are external VNs that come up from time to...

There are external VNs that come up from time to time, and there are plenty of folks in NATS having gone elsewhere for a bit. No issues. And no harm in reaching out.
Forum: ATC Issues
9th Mar 2020, 20:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,145
Posted By Gonzo

Arrivals into Gatwick at 55ph seen as normal? ...

Arrivals into Gatwick at 55ph seen as normal?

Are we sure?
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