Results for "ATC"


  • Who wants unmanned Drones in their Airspace?

    Tags: Dones, UAV, Predator, Reaper, ATC, Civilian Airspace, FAA, CIA, DOD, MidAir Collisions, Trike Flying, Trike Pilots

  • Controlled Airspace, ATC, Communications, etc.

    Main heading page For controlled airspace sub-pages:   To Read, Add or discuss topics related to this main heading:      1) Look to the right side of this page ---> under the word "Navigation."      2) Find the little box with the plus sign in it "[+]" &...

    Tags: Controlled Airspace, ATC, Speaking "Pilot", tower, Trike Flying, Trike Pilot, Radio, communication

  • German ATC #1

    Allegedly the German air controllers at Frankfurt Airport are renowned as a short-tempered lot. They, it is alleged, not only expect one to know one’s gate parking location, but how to get there without any assistance from them. So it was with some amusement that we (a Pan Am 747) listened ...

    Tags: ATC, Germany, 1944, Joke, Humor

  • Tower: “Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o’clock, 6 miles!” Delta 351: “Give us another hint! We have digital watches!”

    Tower: “Delta 351, you have traffic at 10 o’clock, 6 miles!”Delta 351: “Give us another hint! We have digital watches!”

    Tags: ATC, Humor

  • Member's Life Stories

    (if you've already read the intro jump down the page to ***) Hostman started this great group with this Story:          (I ported it over to the Group's Pages, so that everyone can continue their stories or responses in the      ...

    Tags: the famous Ground Controler vs the German Airforce, Member's Life Storiees, German 707 Heavy, PSA, LAX, ATC, Trike Pilot, Trike Flying

  • Drone crashes mount at civilian airports

    From The Washington Post:  Posted by Hostman (ATC Specialist) 12/1/12 Opening Scene: ....  He sent the unarmed MQ-9 Reaperdrone off without permission from the control tower. A minute later, he yanked the wrong lever at his console, killing the engine without realizing why.  ...

    Tags: ATC, UAV, Drone Crashes, FAA, CIA, DOD, Spy, Spy in the Sky, Department of Defense, open U.S. civil airspace to surveillance drones, Pentagon, Predator Drone, Reaper drone, software bugs, Trike Pilot, Trike Flying, risk midair collisions

  • Why Aircraft Have Radios-- by YFT

    I'm linking to YFT's discussion of Radios & Communication HERE so it will be filed in a logical manner:               Safety! >> Controlled Airspace, ATC, Communications, etc. >> YFT's article ...

    Tags: Why Aircraft Have Radios, YFT, Communication, ATC, Controlled Airspace, Safety

  • These can't be real ATC Quotes --- I hope

      Tower: Hawk 20, is this the same aircraft declaring emergency about two hours ago ? Pilot: Negativ, Sir. It’s only the same pilot. Pilot: Tower, there’s a runway light burning. Tower: I m sure there must be dozens of lights burning. Pilot:&n...

    Tags: ATC, Humor, Radio Communication

  • Want to hear ATC controllers at LAX or Sydney AU? Want to hear yourself making ATC calls?

    Crayon Box clued me in to this.  He was able to post his own ATC calls via I've used before to listen to various controllers around the world-  it streams live via the internet.  Sometimes I do this on long drives, with the smartphone ap plu...

    Tags:, ATC, Language, Hear yourself talking to ATC

  • AOPA Editor's pick: Top 10 apps for 2012-- There's some great Ideas here, several are inexpensive

      I didn't want to plagiarize the whole article from AOPA-- instead, I'll just tell you what their Top-Ten were, and give you the link to their article (they should like that):  HERE  It's short and has really good advice on these apps, they're cheap, and I t...

    Tags: Top 10 apps for 2012, iPhone, iPad, Android, Navigation, Weather, ATC, Learning to fly, student pilot, Wing X Pro 7, Garmin Pilot, LiveATC Air Radio, X-Plane Flight Simulator, Cloud Ahoy, Survival Pocket Ref, AirWX ($9.99), ForeFlight Mobile