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

  • From: "Bones" <bones@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 16:02:26 -0000

Nope - the ATIS should be input by the Controller for each position. If =
he
hasn't bothered to type in the weather (it's not automatic) then you'll =
get
now't..

bones

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


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=20
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.=20
> That will give the landing runway and this should button down the=20
> STAR. With FPI you ought to be able to pick the ATIS up on connection=20
> and this should give you a few minutes to beef up on the procedure=20
> before setting out.
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> Let's just hope they don't swap runways halfway through the evening..=20
> <vbg>
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> bones
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> [jhb_airlines] Re: [jhb_airlines]Tonight's FPI Event
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> I use the Aerads you kindly handed down; very useful they are too. If=20
> 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=20
> destinations. Thank goodness it isn't as real as it gets. Will they=20
> provide me with a tug, to get me back onto the taxiway, as I read this =

> Forsythe Saga, whilst trying to taxi?
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> Gerry Winskill
> gwinsk@xxxxxxx
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> On 29 Dec 2004 at 11:46, Bones wrote:
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> > If I remember rightly there used to be about 44 pages of SID/STAR=20
> > charts =3D for De Gaulle alone in the Aerads.. Some were real pigs =
to=20
> > fly too - the =3D Dieppe STAR was a series of intercepting VOR =
radials=20
> > needing very quick tuning =3D and dialling in radials.
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> > bones
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> > -----Original Message-----
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> > [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
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> > AAAAAAAARGH!
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> > I've been attempting the weekly job of downloading and printing the=20
> > =3D charts needed for=3D20 the evening's FPI session. Of the three=20
> > fields, I already have printouts =3D for Heathrow and=3D20 Gatwick. =
The=20
> > availabillity of charts for CDG is, how can I put it, French! =3D=20
> > Instead of having individual Sid and Star charts, they are all=20
> > buried in a 65 page=3D20 document, together with pages on =
legislation,=20
> > noise abatement, truffle hunting, etc.  Yahoo searches have failed=20
> > to come up with anything less Byzantine. The whole area=3D20 seems =
to=20
> > be a much more efficient defence structure trhan was the =3D Maginot =

> > line; but=3D20 then so was our clothes line.
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> > Has anyone found a decent plot for breaking into and out of CDG?
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> > Gerry Winskill
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
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