Towered Field Ops

What does a tower controller expect from pilots? Just safe and prompt compliance with instructions and readbacks. Seems obvious, eh? Well, you’d be surprised...

It’s Saturday morning at 0730. Weather is VFR and a million, and most of the flight schools and weekend warriors are calling up Ground with the ATIS, ready to go. Add student pilots, crosswinds, a runway closure and more. What are the chances of pilots missing something critical or letting expectation bias hit? That risk […]
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