[jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Squawking

  • From: gwinsk@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2004 17:08:01 +0100

Good idea, I'll do that.
Just finished an FPI, Stansted to Dyce. Tom was trying to connect. OK on voice 
but no 
MP.
Andy connected when I was 3 nm finals.
Hope to join you this evening.

Gerry Winskill
gwinsk@xxxxxxx



On 3 Aug 2004 at 16:04, Bones wrote:

> As this is unique to FPI I don't think any rules have been made to
> cover this situation so far. 
> 
> Most pilots seem to leave the default code of 1200 on their system -
> and this is not a bad idea. At least it shows they are not under any
> ATC control - otherwise they would be given a specific squawk. My
> thought is that we stick with this until someone decides otherwise.
> 
> bones
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx Sent: 03 August 2004 15:09 To:
> > jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: FPI Squawking
> > 
> > 
> > John,
> > Your last (ish) reply covered the use of 7000, as VFR squawk. 
> > If I'm taking off from a 
> > field outwith your control, eg Glasgow, on an IFR flight, do 
> > I set up a squawk before 
> > departure, or await first contact, just before the border of 
> > your control area?  In FPI, what is the situation re "squawk 
> > ident", that I've heard in real life?
> > 
> > Gerry Winskill
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 



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