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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
In Ohio, you can get a special "Leader In Flight" plate...the new design came out eariler this year...
I live in Pennsylvania, I have a railroad plate!
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
Pittsburgh Steeler Kendrell Bell on a DL MD80 from ATL-PITJump to post
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...Jump to post
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...Jump to post
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 ...Jump to post
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...Jump to post