[jhb_airlines] Re: [jhb_airlines]Tonight's FPI Event

  • From: gwinsk@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 14:28:13 -0000

Which prompts me to ask a long intended question.
Some ATIS data arrives, whilst other doesn't. CDG didn't appear, last night. It 
isn't 
related to the fact that we're in MP and the FS9 AI / ATC is disabled?

Gerry Winskill
gwinsk@xxxxxxx




On 29 Dec 2004 at 14:54, Bones wrote:

> Real world procedure is to tune into the ATIS as early as you can.
> That will give the landing runway and this should button down the
> STAR. With FPI you ought to be able to pick the ATIS up on connection
> and this should give you a few minutes to beef up on the procedure
> before setting out.
> 
> Let's just hope they don't swap runways halfway through the evening..
> <vbg>
> 
> bones
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> 
> 
> I use the Aerads you kindly handed down; very useful they are too. If
> there isn't an up to date, less than 65 page, set available, then I'll
> keep the 32 Aerad pages open. I now see I'm luckier than most.... With
> a bit of luck FPI will post their SID of choice, for the two London
> destinations. Thank goodness it isn't as real as it gets. Will they
> provide me with a tug, to get me back onto the taxiway, as I read this
> Forsythe Saga, whilst trying to taxi?
> 
> Gerry Winskill
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> 
> 
> On 29 Dec 2004 at 11:46, Bones wrote:
> 
> > If I remember rightly there used to be about 44 pages of SID/STAR
> > charts = for De Gaulle alone in the Aerads.. Some were real pigs to
> > fly too - the = Dieppe STAR was a series of intercepting VOR radials
> > needing very quick tuning = and dialling in radials.
> > 
> > bones
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx Sent: 29 December 2004 09:42 To:
> > jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re:
> > [jhb_airlines]Tonight's FPI Event
> > 
> > 
> > AAAAAAAARGH!
> > 
> > I've been attempting the weekly job of downloading and printing the
> > = charts needed for=20 the evening's FPI session. Of the three
> > fields, I already have printouts = for Heathrow and=20 Gatwick. The
> > availabillity of charts for CDG is, how can I put it, French! =
> > Instead of having individual Sid and Star charts, they are all
> > buried in a 65 page=20 document, together with pages on legislation,
> > noise abatement, truffle hunting, etc.  Yahoo searches have failed
> > to come up with anything less Byzantine. The whole area=20 seems to
> > be a much more efficient defence structure trhan was the = Maginot
> > line; but=20 then so was our clothes line.
> > 
> > Has anyone found a decent plot for breaking into and out of CDG?
> > 
> > Gerry Winskill
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
> 
> 



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