[jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Session for Tuesday night

  • From: "Tom Smith" <ftd.smith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2004 08:36:10 +0100

sounds like the next step.I hope to be there on 1 computer [don't want to
bump in to any thing]
JHB 144
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
To: "JHB Email List" <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, August 02, 2004 3:00 AM
Subject: [jhb_airlines] FPI Session for Tuesday night

> The next FPI session will be on Tuesday night again from 1930 - 2200
> local time (1830-2100Z).
> I will open up Manchester Zone for the evening on 119.40. This gives a
> good range of possibilities because the zone controller is responsible
> for vectoring IFR aircraft into Manchester, Woodford, Liverpool and
> Hawarden. He can also provide a service for aircraft flying VFR into
> these airports and for Barton and Woodvale. I might possibly be able to
> stretch this list to Blackpool as well during periods of light traffic.
> The good thing about Tuesday is that the KLM VA have notified a UK fly
> in that evening and we may see some nice mixed traffic around. Some of
> these pilots may possibly opt for the London airports but I am hoping
> the choice of Manchester may persuade a few to come northbound..
> I'd like to see you all join I the session if possible. It will be
> slightly different to last week if it gets busy because I won't be able
> to zoom around the UK - I may have to keep the screen locked on to the
> Manchester area. That means you will probably run out of my radar cover
> if you are intending to venture far away and so, if this happens, I may
> very well clear you to leave the frequency as you run out of radar
> cover. After that, and assuming there are no other UK controllers
> online, you can stay tuned to my frequency if you wish but just carry on
> with your flight plan without making any further calls.
> If you are flying into the Manchester area from elsewhere in the UK then
> assume I won't see you if you are more than 40nm from EGCC. Connect to
> the server as normal and check for other UK controllers online. If there
> are then call these if you think you are going to fly in their area. If
> not then just taxi out and set course as normal. Tune to my frequency
> and listen out. If I see you pop up on the radar screen then I WILL CALL
> YOU. Once you reply I'll radar identify you and give you a radar service
> into your destination airfield.
> Andy may log on as London Centre but he hasn't confirmed that yet. I so
> it should give some variety for the IFR flights as they will get proper
> airways control. If I hear anything more I'll let you know..
> Any questions?
> HC@xxxxxxxxxx
> http://fsaviation.net

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