May 27, 2019
Episode 74 Show Notes
1. “MDW” from C90 comments on hitting gaps in ORD and MDW. Thank you, MDW!
2. JDJ explains the wingspan issues with the B747 “dash” 8! Thank you, JDJ!
3. DG from “Boeing 737 Operator” Airlines comments on being ready to go!
4. JN from “The Landline” explains his experience at various facilities.
5. PATRON “Joe the Airbus Guy” sent in a story about landing without a clearance. Thank you!
6. SP suggests playing noises to clear the path during everyday flying!
1. Controller Vlad asked about approach clearances. FAA-8083-16B (Instrument Procedures Handbook) is a great resource for all your instrument flying questions and approach clearances are covered in Chapter 3 (page 3-22). Available online in PDF format.
2. RK asked why United States’ ATIS content is so lengthy. #birds #holdshort
3. Tango Charlie asks about lightning strikes.
4. JS saved up some great questions; one of them about tracks vs. headings.
5. GWS asked why flight following isn’t always seamless between facilities.
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