Home Readback Page 2

Readback

Readback: January 2021

Cleared ... How? Regarding “Cutting You Loose” in the July issue, I’ve never actually been cleared by ATC with “Proceed on course,” after an off-route...

Readback: December 2020

“X” Not Always the Spot Reference September’s article, “Do You Know ICAO?” It might be interesting to note that, while the FAA usually follows ICAO...

Readback: November 2020

Turn Off a Satellite? Some FMCs have a satellite deselection function. Some don’t. Why and when should this be used? Pablo Farias Dezontini - São Paulo, Brazil Normally...

Readback: October 2020

Mins Deep Dive Deep Thought I read your “Deep Dive into Mins” article in the July issue in which you cite AIM 5-4-7.c. I believe...

Readback: September 2020

Oops! That Sinking Feeling... I feel the need to share my recent screwup with other pilots because I firmly believe that we can all benefit...

Readback: August 2020

Finds Skew-T Useful I must categorize Mr. Mazza’s comments in “Readback” in the May issue as uninformed. Far from being the domain of only professional...

Readback: July 2020

Dangerous Identifiers I enjoyed Elaine Kauh’s article, “Making Do, Part 2” back in the August 2019 issue. It accurately reflects the decisions— and sometimes the...

Readback: June 2020

Remembers Eagle Fondly I must compliment Brian Willett on his excellent Tricks of the Trade article in the March 2020, “Ski Country Flying.” The article...

Readback: May 2020

Deskewed Me ... Or Not In the first of your articles simplifyingSkew-T diagrams (March 2020), you mention that a reader suggested you simplify them or...

Readback: April 2020

Who Cancels Flight Following? When receiving VFR flight following who has the authority to cancel? I haven’t found any clear guidance for situations where ATC,...

Readback: March 2020

Sim Challenge Workout I love the magazine! Amazing work all around. I just completed Jeff Van West’s November Sim Challenge (around Monterey, CA) on my own...

Readback: February 2020

I noted an interesting change to the Instrument Rating ACS released back in June last year. It used to be that per the ACS, a circling approach required a heading change of at least 90 degrees from the final approach course to the landing runway. That requirement is now gone, replaced with the requirement to Visually maneuver to a base or downwind leg appropriate for the landing runway and environmental conditions. Also, new language was added saying the pilot must not bank over 30 degrees.