Dec 31, 2018
Episode 53 Show Notes
Happy New Year!
RH and AG break down a resolved pilot deviation. What went right? What went wrong? What lessons can be learned? For privacy purposes, the identity of the pilot has been intentionally withheld but he has shared details with us that he hopes will prevent this type of error from happening again. Thank you, “Unnamed pilot”!
1.RH explains what TW meant by “sitting reserve”. Thank you, TW!
2. TM “The Fire Truck Guy” summarizes his unplayed audio feedback about munitions. He also sent a picture of an ARFF truck he is restoring. Thank you, TM!
3. BL sent a link to his virtual air traffic network; VATUSA. Thank you, BL.
4. DEW sent in questions about FSS relaying cancellation of IFR flight plans and a suggestion on how to activate a VFR flight plan before departure. Thank you, DEW! Max Trescott at Aviation News Talk podcast, Episode 091. Thanks, Max!
We have feedback in the hopper related to air traffic controller training, specifically at a busy tower when the controller working was in training and the training controller had to step in and over key the trainee. Do any of you have a story where you could tell someone was training? What happened?
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