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Readback January 2014 Issue

Readback: January 2014

It’s Really Time for GPSReading “It’s Time for GPS” in November 2013, reminded me of two approaches I recently made in different areas of the country. I was told to expect vectors to the ILS. In both cases the same runway also had GPS approaches. [IMGCAP(1)] When I asked for the GPS approach, there were long pauses followed by a clearance for the full GPS approach—no vectors to final. I felt like I was being punished for…

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