Features September 2014 Issue
Close, but not Too Close
Controllers work under very strict separation standards that can be a mystery to pilots. Understanding those requirements, though, helps you work with the system.
Nutjob. That’s what we all called him. He was one of my trainers at my first tower. Extreme skydiving and off-the-grid adventure travel earned him the title. His not-safe-for-work “There I was…” stories were legendary throughout our ATC community.