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Features January 2019 Issue

Sitting in Limbo

Are you too high, watching your runway go by? Thatís inconvenient, but not an emergency. Remain on the original clearance until ATC gives you an amended clearance.

Sitting in Limbo

If something is amiss with your clearanceóand you know itóitís your responsibility to speak up, even if itís ultimately an oversight or mistake by ATC.

Air traffic control has its challenges. Thatís obvious when we controllers are working heavy traffic that tests our planning, reflexes, and intestinal fortitude. However, even off position, weíre sometimes put on the spot about our aviation knowledge.

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