Near-Miss Understandings

Communication without comprehension can put you on a collision course with danger. (And if you survive, there could be a lot of paperwork ... or remedial training.)

Sequences don’t come much easier. A VFR Mooney and a VFR Cherokee both requested a practice RNAV approach. They were the same distance from the same initial approach fix (IAF), and the Mooney was 50 knots faster than the Cherokee. I gave the Mooney direct to the IAF. The slower Cherokee got a few vectors […]
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