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User currently offlineAcey From Canada, joined Jun 2007, 1006 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 8 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5958 times:

http://www.liveATC.net/





Listen to this guy work his magic in those really busy days at SFO...early 80's I'd estimate.

[Edited 2007-07-25 01:20:49]


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User currently offlinePHLapproach From Philippines, joined Mar 2004, 1230 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (6 years 8 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5910 times:

Yes, those recordings are from the PATCO days.

User currently offlineHowSwedeitis From Sweden, joined Jul 2007, 586 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 8 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5884 times:
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That guy is SLICK. Quick, no stuttering, just right to business. Good controller!  Cool


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User currently offlineBcoz From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 366 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 8 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5884 times:

Wow! There really is nothing like listening to a great controller practice his or her craft!

And to get to hear "behind the Eastern 'bus'" and "PSA"

That's something you'll never hear again between 118 and 136 MHZ

bcoz


User currently offlineAcey From Canada, joined Jun 2007, 1006 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 8 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 5884 times:

Does anyone have a rough estimate, perhaps within a few years, as to when this was?


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User currently offlineCentrair From Japan, joined Jan 2005, 3598 posts, RR: 21
Reply 5, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 5606 times:

Much easier to listen to than the ever-yelling, ever-angry JFK guy.

I listen to MSP sometimes when it is just starting the mass of landing around 10:00am and man it cool but I feel sorry that they have to say NWA so much. Wonder if they ever make mistakes when that random non-NWA plane comes in.



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User currently offlineCBPhoto From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1548 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 5588 times:

Quoting Centrair (Reply 5):
I listen to MSP sometimes when it is just starting the mass of landing around 10:00am and man it cool but I feel sorry that they have to say NWA so much. Wonder if they ever make mistakes when that random non-NWA plane comes in.

HAHA, yeah I did an internship at the MSP tower, and those guys are really really good!!! As for Mistakes when a non-NWA aircraft arrive, nah they just get that much more excited!!!



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User currently offlineEyes2thesky From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 5485 times:

Nice blast from the past. Thanks for posting.

1. In Part 2, three different pilots complement the controller on the great job he is doing (at 4:24, 4:30, and 5:48). Never heard that before.

2. ATC: "Clipper 125, they got another American pushing out of the alley. They're not ready for you over there yet."
Clipper 125: "That's ok, we've only been in the seats about 10h." (Part 2, beginning at 7:50)

[Edited 2007-07-25 06:06:25]

User currently offlineKtachiya From Japan, joined Sep 2004, 1781 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 5293 times:

Quoting Centrair (Reply 5):
Much easier to listen to than the ever-yelling, ever-angry JFK guy

You beat me to it. That's exactly what I wanted to say. The ever-angry guy should either listen to this controller and learn from him, or go see a psychiatrist ASAP.



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User currently offlineAcey From Canada, joined Jun 2007, 1006 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 5062 times:

Quoting Ktachiya (Reply 9):

You beat me to it. That's exactly what I wanted to say. The ever-angry guy should either listen to this controller and learn from him, or go see a psychiatrist ASAP.

I think one thing that makes the JFK scenario different from this one is the number of foreign carriers they have to deal with; that seems to induce a significant portion of the stress. These clips were just PSA, PSA, PSA, Pan Am, Pan Am, United, United, PSA...



If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 23
Reply 10, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 4896 times:

Quoting Eyes2thesky (Reply 8):
Never heard that before.

Yes you do hear that from time to time especially dealing with thunderstorms and deviations, or a controllers brought their "A" game with them that day and did great sequencing and intercepts to final, hear it quite alot from pilots.

Thanks for the posting of the link, love hearing Eastern on the radio again.  Smile



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User currently offlineKtachiya From Japan, joined Sep 2004, 1781 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4605 times:

Quoting Acey (Reply 10):
I think one thing that makes the JFK scenario different from this one is the number of foreign carriers they have to deal with; that seems to induce a significant portion of the stress

I agree with you to some extent, but he also loses his temper toward American pilots/Canadian pilots. I have heard it on a Cathay flight where the pilot not in control had an American accent and towards other pilots on British Airways.



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User currently offline787EWR From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 204 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4472 times:

This guy is amazing! Top flight professional. He didn't miss a beat.

User currently offlineAcey From Canada, joined Jun 2007, 1006 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 8 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 4298 times:

Quoting Ktachiya (Reply 11):
I agree with you to some extent, but he also loses his temper toward American pilots/Canadian pilots. I have heard it on a Cathay flight where the pilot not in control had an American accent and towards other pilots on British Airways.

I think it's safe to say JFK in 2007 is a nastier situation than SFO in 1985, even if the latter had more aircraft movements. As was audible from the clips, this was a nice afternoon with calm wind. When SFO had some fog roll in, I'm sure the mood of a few controllers went sour, too.



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