Results for "runway"


  • PSA902 Gets Hijacked!

    During the early 70's there was a rash of commercial aircraft hijackings. The following is an experience that I had while working at LAX when working the mid shift (11pm-7am). LAX tower was notified by LA Center that PSA 902 had been hijacked and that he was "coming our...

    Tags: runway, operations, things, location, position

  • Apple Maps flaw results in drivers crossing airport runway

    An Alaskan airport has closed an aircraft access route because of a flaw with Apple's Maps app. Fairbanks International Airport told a local newspaper that in the past three weeks two motorists had driven along the taxiway and across one of its runways. Apple's app had dir...

    Tags: Apple, Maps, Runway Incursion, Driving, Airport, GPS, Directions, runway, taxiway, apple, airport

  • Free Mobile Flight Risk Evaluator- Go / No Go Decision Helper App- Includes Live weather & your experience

    Download the Air Safety Institute’s Mobile Flight Risk Evaluator to clarify the gray areas of making a go/no-go decision. By taking into account your total flying experience, including recent flight hours, how much experience in a given aircraft, weather, terrain, and runway information,...

    Tags: Go, No Go, Decision, App, Flight Risk, AOPA, runway, experience, information, helps, runway information


    i've read about 'goose stepping', seen results of it, but until this AM i had'nt dun it.  i was landing ( in light rain, ( rain, in wa state?) and alltho within 6 inches of runway center made a DUMB last second lateral correction while already stalled, and a few inches off...

    Tags: seconds, runway, carriage, pulling, goose stepping, things

  • We dont need no steenking runwase

    We don't need no stinking runwase! Gimme some dirt!

    Tags: road, dirt, landing, runway

  • Topic 3: Leaving the pattern to early

    Topic 3) Leaving the pattern to early The beginning of every flight is a mini-test flight.  You may think everything is perfect but did you really get through the preflight checklist?  I continue to annoy myself by occasionally forgetting to fasten my chinstrap, even though it i...

    Tags: pattern, headed, degree, runway, clogged, landing, previous

  • Not kidding ya - it was an Echidna!

    Interesting flight this evening. Doing a few circuits after being absent from the skies for a month.  On my final approach, it looked like a small boulder had been placed on the runway at Moruya airport. As I got closer, the boulder starting moving off the runway so I was able to land wit...

    Tags: backtracking, edges, runway, echidna, boulder

  • A Ribbon of Black

    Hervey Bay airport runway 11 Final approach

    Tags: Featured, Runway