[jhb_airlines] Re: Eureka Pilot Report

  • From: "tom smith" <ftd.smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 09:32:32 +0100

hi
at the bottom of the cht window type .msg callsign of who you want to call
then message.
its the way most controllers notify you that you have entered their air
space.
that last leg completes my round the world flight
tom
diamond 144
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 8:48 AM
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Eureka Pilot Report


> Here a 10 watt bulb. Dim but so is the rest of me at the moment..
>
> The reason for the dimness is that I've been trying to add two years
> backlog of UK airfield updates to the database so I can fire off new
> pages. It's been a hard job but the data is now complete and I can now
> (or later) starte rebuilding the pages. I hope to have these done by the
> weekend.
>
> Your failure to talk to EGNX_TWR might be more simple than you think -
> maybe he wasn't on voice. There are a couple of UK newbie controllers
> who have not got voice set up yet and I think Matthew is one of them.
> The only way to check is to go into the ATOC VOX window and type
> something.. I've never done this myself so I'm not too sure how it
> works..
>
> bones
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter Dodds
> > Sent: 19 August 2004 02:08
> > To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Cc: pdodds@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [jhb_airlines] Eureka Pilot Report
> >
> >
> > 18/08/04 JHB130 JHB4185 EGNF EGKR 11:00 13:35 2:35
> >
> > I did this flight with FPI, and guess what - I was able to file
> > a flight plan - all the ATOC aircraft were there, available.
> > However, there were no other aircraft to see, except, had we been
> > close enough to each other, JHB 116, Colin Wilding.
> >
> > The only thing I have changed since my last failed attempt to
> > file a flight plan is to run RegVac - the shareware registry
> > cleaning programme - on both PCs, as I do every few months.
> > Let's see if this "sticks" now.
> >
> > Another curiousity was that East Midlands Tower was manned by
> > Matthew Ripley (related to Dennis?) but neither Colin nor I could
> > raise him on voice.  We also had the same problem in that we
> > could'nt switch to EGNX_TWR by double clicking in the ATOC ATC
> > window.  We both independently had tried another station (not
> > necessarily the same one) - Malaga Colin reckoned - I just
> > recognised Spanish (I think) being spoken, and then couldn't
> > switch back by double clicking.  I did manage to switch back (I
> > think) by manually entering EGNX_TWR in ATOC Voice but without
> > getting a voice check I couldn't be sure.
> >
> > Can anyone throw any light on this?
> >
> > Peter
> >
>
>


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