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by zobatc
Fri Nov 02, 2007 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Songs About Planes... Add Them Here
Replies: 109
Views: 15062

RE: Songs About Planes... Add Them Here

In Jay Z's "Encore" one line is "I'm in Boeing jets, Global Express"...

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by zobatc
Sat Feb 12, 2005 5:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US ATC Question
Replies: 23
Views: 2750

RE: US ATC Question

Here's the rule, from the FAA's 7110.65 3-10-6. ANTICIPATING SEPARATION Landing clearance to succeeding aircraft in a landing sequence need not be withheld if you observe the positions of the aircraft and determine that prescribed runway separation will exist when the aircraft cross the landing thre...

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by zobatc
Sat Sep 04, 2004 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Traffic Controller
Replies: 37
Views: 3804

RE: Air Traffic Controller

Phil, it's good to hear your're going STL! Give good 'ol Johnny R. hell!

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by zobatc
Sat Aug 21, 2004 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Near Crash At LAX On 24L
Replies: 85
Views: 28398

RE: Near Crash At LAX On 24L

Just to be technical, "cleared for immediate takeoff" isn't used anymore... http://www.faa.gov/ATpubs/ATC/Chp3/atc0308.html CLEARED <acronym title="Fortaleza - Pinto Martins (FOR / SBFZ), Brazil">FOR</acronym> TAKEOFF <acronym title="Air Comores and Crimea Air (Ukraine)">OR</acronym> HOLD SHORT/HOLD...

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by zobatc
Sat Jul 31, 2004 11:18 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-130 Dive Approach Name?
Replies: 22
Views: 7796

RE: C-130 Dive Approach Name?

The approach in question is called a Random Steep...the low level high-speed entry is called a random shallow...

[Edited 2004-07-31 04:20:47]

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by zobatc
Mon Apr 12, 2004 12:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Homeland One Call Sign?
Replies: 3
Views: 2813

RE: Homeland One Call Sign?

I bet that was him...the fix they were probally refering to was BUCKO, it's part of a STAR route into the D.C. area...

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by zobatc
Sun Mar 07, 2004 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation Related Licence Plates?
Replies: 48
Views: 8217

RE: Aviation Related Licence Plates?

In Ohio, you can get a special "Leader In Flight" plate...the new design came out eariler this year...
http://bmv.ohio.gov/images/Leader-In-Flight-1.gif

I live in Pennsylvania, I have a railroad plate!
http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/license_plates/plate-train-large.shtml

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by zobatc
Sat Dec 20, 2003 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your Favorite Airline Callsign?
Replies: 112
Views: 14987

RE: Your Favorite Airline Callsign?

I've worked some bazzar ones...mostly biz jets...
Turbo Dog
Grasshopper
Five Star
Sky Box
TransAuto

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by zobatc
Sat Dec 20, 2003 3:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: If Walmart Had An Airline.....
Replies: 149
Views: 19222

RE: If Walmart Had An Airline.....

Even worse would be Aaron's Air, as in the rental place...pay 5 buck a month, for 20 years...but the first week's free!!

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by zobatc
Tue Nov 25, 2003 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation And Music
Replies: 33
Views: 3946

RE: Aviation And Music

In "Mexican Wine" by Fountains of Wayne, one line is "I used to fly for United Airlines, but I was fired for reading High Times" Dr. Dre's "Big Egos" has aome ATC Communications at the beginning of it from <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> Appr...

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by zobatc
Wed Nov 05, 2003 8:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Former NHL Player Al Secord
Replies: 15
Views: 5203

RE: Former NHL Player Al Secord

If I remember right, I remember seeing a feature on Al Secord when he played for the Chicago RHI (Roller Hockey International) team, and it was about him being a pilot...all I pretty much remember was him being around a prop in the UAL Express colors...it could have been a B190 or a JS31/41. This wa...

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by zobatc
Mon Sep 29, 2003 11:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Funny Pilot Names
Replies: 43
Views: 42974

RE: Funny Pilot Names

"There's a C-130 Pilot at Youngstown named James Bond. He was alive before the movies, though."

The next time I clear Vader 07 for something, I'll ask if he's aboard!!  Smile

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by zobatc
Tue Sep 09, 2003 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 9-11 Diversions At Your Home Airport
Replies: 59
Views: 11810

RE: 9-11 Diversions At Your Home Airport

The <acronym title="Continental Airlines (USA)">CO</acronym> DC-10 <acronym title="Honolulu - International / Hickam AFB (HNL / HIK / PHNL / PHIK), USA - Hawaii">HNL</acronym>-<acronym title="Newark - Liberty International (EWR / KEWR), USA - New Jersey">EWR</acronym> was diverted to Youngstown, <ac...

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by zobatc
Thu Aug 21, 2003 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery 757 "09001" All White
Replies: 33
Views: 14290

RE: Mystery 757 "09001" All White

I know a couple of those 757s are based at McGuire AFB, NJ....I've worked them at YNG doing practice approaches, all of them I worked had the callsign "TERRA"

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by zobatc
Thu Aug 14, 2003 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Close One At DCA
Replies: 22
Views: 3549

RE: Close One At DCA

In the event of a tie, duplicate prizes will be awarded.

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by zobatc
Wed Aug 13, 2003 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Anybody Ever Met Any Rich & Famous People Aboard?
Replies: 92
Views: 11885

RE: Anybody Ever Met Any Rich & Famous People Aboard?

Pittsburgh Steeler Kendrell Bell on a DL MD80 from ATL-PIT

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by zobatc
Thu Jul 24, 2003 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Force One Special Features?
Replies: 15
Views: 7858

RE: Air Force One Special Features?

I know it's capable of mid-air refueling, and also is fitted with ECM, also it's strengthened and fitted for resistance of electromagnetic pulse, the result of a nuclear blast, and had air filters to filter these harmful fumes. I doubt the STOL capabilities of this plane, even with 100 pax and low f...

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by zobatc
Fri Jul 11, 2003 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Registration Number "Words"
Replies: 38
Views: 3986

RE: Registration Number "Words"

I've worked a Canadian registered Ciation C-GEEK

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by zobatc
Tue Jul 08, 2003 9:46 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Airshow Stealth Flyover
Replies: 7
Views: 3009

RE: Airshow Stealth Flyover

The F-117s never were based at Nellis, they were based at the Tonopah Test Range, NV , and then were moved to Holloman in May, 1991.

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by zobatc
Sat May 17, 2003 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 707 In Cleveland
Replies: 3
Views: 2029

RE: 707 In Cleveland

I bet it was a NASA KC-135.

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by zobatc
Fri May 16, 2003 5:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How Would Southwest Do At CAK?
Replies: 13
Views: 4280

RE: How Would Southwest Do At CAK?

How about Youngstown? They would be the only airline there, close to Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Akron/Canton, and Erie markets...facilitys to handle them, probally would get a real good deal to come there...

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by zobatc
Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wanna To See A Piece Of Cr*p..?
Replies: 64
Views: 6481

RE: Wanna To See A Piece Of Cr*p..?

Pushing Tin isn't crap, it isn't good either...

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by zobatc
Tue Apr 29, 2003 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wanna To See A Piece Of Cr*p..?
Replies: 64
Views: 6481

RE: Wanna To See A Piece Of Cr*p..?

Ground Control...HORRIBLE. If I remember it was based at Phoenix Center, that doesn't even exist...the scopes were screenshots of a video game, air traffic control center, which I have. I can't believe noone has mentioned Pushing Tin!

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by zobatc
Sun Jan 12, 2003 3:06 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Cleared For The Option Runway..."
Replies: 6
Views: 7639

RE: "Cleared For The Option Runway..."

And also, on the opition, you don't need to alter you pattern. The ATC phraseology for a tight pattern is "Make short approach".

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by zobatc
Sun Jan 12, 2003 2:58 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Cleared For The Option Runway..."
Replies: 6
Views: 7639

RE: "Cleared For The Option Runway..."

Being cleared for the opition means being cleard for any runway operation, full stop, touch and go, low approach, or stop and go.

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by zobatc
Wed Oct 09, 2002 8:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Shortest Flight With A Jet Must....
Replies: 61
Views: 6645

RE: Shortest Flight With A Jet Must....

I know USAir used to fly 737s, DC9s, and F100s from PIT-CAK

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by zobatc
Wed Sep 18, 2002 10:08 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: ASA Testing
Replies: 1
Views: 1494

RE: ASA Testing

If it's anything like the US' OPM test it will be one of the more assinine test you have ever taken

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by zobatc
Thu Aug 29, 2002 11:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Resurrect An Old Ailrine.
Replies: 41
Views: 3327

RE: Resurrect An Old Ailrine.

Braniff. Just to see a B757 or a B777 painted in lime green, or bright orange!

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by zobatc
Wed Aug 28, 2002 2:10 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-17 Tail Codes
Replies: 3
Views: 8466

RE: C-17 Tail Codes

Transport aircraft usually don't have tail codes...transports usually have a tail sash with the name of the base on it.

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by zobatc
Fri Jul 26, 2002 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FUN Airplane Facts!
Replies: 33
Views: 66843

RE: FUN Airplane Facts!

Here's some facts about the KC-135... The average passenger car would operate for more than a year on the amount of fuel transferred through the air refueling boom on a Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker in one minute. The fuel system in a Boeing KC-135R is a highly-integrated and interconnected network of...

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by zobatc
Tue Jul 23, 2002 12:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATCers, What Do Dislike?
Replies: 9
Views: 1543

RE: ATCers, What Do Dislike?

Oh really? That's cool...not too many people do know Beaver Tower....I work at Youngstown Tower (YNG) now...

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by zobatc
Mon Jul 22, 2002 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Patriot
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

RE: The Patriot

We get those B732s all the time at YNG, doing charters to ACY...."Pace" is the call sign

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by zobatc
Sat Jul 20, 2002 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATCers, What Do Dislike?
Replies: 9
Views: 1543

RE: ATCers, What Do Dislike?

One day working at Beaver Tower (BVI), I had this dude that came in, and I instructed him to follow a Tomahawk on right base, he said he had the traffic in sight, he turns right in behind the Tomahawk, and it obiviously won't work, so I send him around to join right traffic, runway 10, and now he's ...

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by zobatc
Tue Jul 16, 2002 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flight 1
Replies: 38
Views: 2354

RE: Flight 1

US Flight 1 is DCA-PIT-LAX

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by zobatc
Mon Jul 15, 2002 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any Controllers On Here?
Replies: 0
Views: 1791

Any Controllers On Here?

If you are, where do you work? I'm at Youngstown, OH (YNG)

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by zobatc
Mon Jul 15, 2002 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NWA Airlink News
Replies: 13
Views: 1781

RE: NWA Airlink News

Delta 777, so you're from Youngstown? I work in the tower there...

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by zobatc
Wed Jul 10, 2002 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coolest Airport Code
Replies: 58
Views: 3451

RE: Coolest Airport Code

YNG-Youngstown, OH
CAK-Akron-Canton, OH

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by zobatc
Wed Jul 10, 2002 8:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US 427 Crash Site
Replies: 17
Views: 10650

RE: US 427 Crash Site

Take PA 60 South to the Aliquppia exit, you can get on PA 60 right from PIT. You'll see the Green Garden shopping plaza on the left, US 427 crashed right behind the shopping plaza.

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by zobatc
Sat Jun 01, 2002 11:20 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Cobra 02
Replies: 0
Views: 1247

Cobra 02

This is one sort of directed for Lt-AWACS...I was down working arrival data down in radar, when we got Cobra 02, and for the aircraft type was a C135...it was enroute from IAD, going to Offutt AFB...I was wondering what type of C-135 it was, could have it been a command a/c?

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by zobatc
Fri May 31, 2002 12:05 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "You're On Guard"
Replies: 5
Views: 3923

RE: "You're On Guard"

Thanks Lt-AWACS...when we're up in the tower you hear that all day long, and we wondered who kept saying it...I've heard some funny varations of it..Including "You're the weakest link...goodbye!", and "You're on guard...RETARD!!!!" Are you guys still patrolling around the east coast? When I was down...

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by zobatc
Fri May 31, 2002 9:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "You're On Guard"
Replies: 5
Views: 3923

"You're On Guard"

Who shouts "You're on guard" after any one says anything on 121.5/243.0? This didn't really happen before 9/11...is it the AWACS guys flying around?

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by zobatc
Thu May 30, 2002 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Worst Radio Procedures?
Replies: 3
Views: 1408

RE: Worst Radio Procedures?

When a Mooney of Bonanza checks onto the air, 99% of the time you'll hear something unbeliveable.....

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by zobatc
Mon May 27, 2002 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Patriot Air At DTW
Replies: 2
Views: 1868

RE: Patriot Air At DTW

I know they are operated by Pace Airways...we had a Patriot B732 come into Youngstown a few weeks ago, then it did the short hot into Pittsburgh...

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by zobatc
Tue May 21, 2002 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pan Am Clipper Connection In Pit?
Replies: 2
Views: 2576

RE: Pan Am Clipper Connection In Pit?

PIT's webpage is VERY outdated....B&M Airways is long gone....

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by zobatc
Sat May 18, 2002 5:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which Airports Have Live ATC Radar Map On The Web?
Replies: 14
Views: 32627

RE: Which Airports Have Live ATC Radar Map On The Web?

Pittsburgh

www.faa.gov/pitatc

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by zobatc
Fri May 10, 2002 4:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: C-40 At NAS Willow Grove...
Replies: 10
Views: 4332

RE: C-40 At NAS Willow Grove...

while we're on the subject of Willow Grove, what's the A-10's callsigns based there? We get there C130s (ROCK) often at YNG....

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by zobatc
Thu May 09, 2002 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Kind Of Music Do You Like When You Fly?
Replies: 42
Views: 3577

RE: What Kind Of Music Do You Like When You Fly?

Oasis - Live Forever

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by zobatc
Thu May 09, 2002 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Online Airlines Stuff
Replies: 11
Views: 1197

RE: Online Airlines Stuff

US Airways
www.usairwayscompanystore.com

America West
www.awacompanystore.com

Boeing
www.boeingstore.com

JetBlue
www.jetblutique.com

Delta
www.flightstation.com

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by zobatc
Wed May 08, 2002 5:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Concorde Labeled As "Heavy"?
Replies: 46
Views: 11766

RE: Is Concorde Labeled As "Heavy"?

N2111J, are you a fellow ATC? Where do you work? I'm working in Youngstown, OH (YNG)....

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by zobatc
Tue May 07, 2002 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Concorde Labeled As "Heavy"?
Replies: 46
Views: 11766

RE: Is Concorde Labeled As "Heavy"?

I'm just saying it's not required by the controller if they're working in an en route center...but it is when it's a terminal enviroment (tower, ground, approach control)

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