boeingorbust
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Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:44 pm

Hey all I've been trying to find a video I've seen once before of an AA 757 I think somewhere in South America. He has to go around twice and refly the approach due to ATC screwing up and giving him false winds. Does anyone know what video I'm talking about? If so can you post the link? I've been trying to find it forever. I know it exists!
 
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sat Mar 17, 2012 8:49 pm

I think there was a link to that a few weeks ago on here. Anyone? I remember the video.
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:00 pm

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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:10 am

Was the first go around due to wrong wind information? It seemed like the first wind information was correct, but the AA pilot was just too high.
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:20 am

I was unaware of this particular video - thanks very much for posting it.
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 1:45 am

What's the alarm you hear in the backgound at 1:39? I've jumpseated in a 767 but can't remember for sure. Is it the overspeed warning (flap overspeed, maybe)? Takeoff config warning?
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:29 am

This has already been posted. If you search the forum Im sure you can find it. The senior controller comes in and gives the correct information. Old News.
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:32 am

Check out the turbulence generated by the wings as the plane is ready to touchdown... it's so hot that we can actually see the turbulence! Amazing!!
 
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:17 pm

Fantastic video! Great patience by the pilot!
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:57 pm

Winds are everything..............!!!
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:46 pm

Quoting borass6 (Reply 6):
This has already been posted. If you search the forum Im sure you can find it. The senior controller comes in and gives the correct information. Old News.

But new to many of us on here, so I thank the person for creating this topic.
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:03 pm

Quoting borass6 (Reply 6):
This has already been posted. If you search the forum Im sure you can find it. The senior controller comes in and gives the correct information. Old News.

Thank you. Now carry on .....

Quoting N62NA (Reply 10):
But new to many of us on here, so I thank the person for creating this topic.

Amen! Thanks for posting boeingorbust

Quoting kann123air (Reply 8):
Fantastic video! Great patience by the pilot!

One of my favorites! Having flown several times into TGU, I can really appreciate how hard that approach is.

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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:09 pm

Quoting regupilot (Reply 7):

Very cool. Did not see that the first time.
 
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:24 am

Glad you all enjoyed
 
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RE: Live ATC Mess Up AA 757

Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:45 am

Here's all the wind information I copied from the video:

CALM
080/05
CALM
080/04
080/12
170/8 (the offender)
170/12
070/07
070/09
070/06
CALM
070/04
080/03
CALM
340/08
340/07

Bit of a mess really.
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