Recent content by Beech

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    Thoughts on Privatization ?

    I missed the punch line and nobody likes a boot licker.
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    Thoughts on Privatization ?

    You don't understand what a pension can do to a balance sheet, do you? Nor do you understand why corporations freeze defined benefit plans, do you? I'm on the side of keeping privatization out. Anyone with a third grade reading level and a little business intelligence should have comprehended...
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    Thoughts on Privatization ?

    Pensions should go out the window. If you were CEO or head of Widget Co., why on earth would you pay someone for life in return for zero output? Sounds like expensive welfare checks and a good way to go bankrupt.
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    The Reality Factor of Big Mistakes, CFIT (Controlled Flight into Terrain), NTSB's View

    Aleknagik, Alaska Released 8/11/14 The airplane was operating in instrument meteorological conditions and, as it approached the destination airport, the pilot requested the RNAV/GPS runway 19 approach and asked for routing directly to ZEDAG, the initial approach fix (IAF). At the time of the...
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    I want you to do something. Stick your hands out, palms to the floor and touch your thumbs. Just the tips of your thumbs together. Now bring your pointer fingers together. Now bring your hands together like that down below your waistline.
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    Consider the math tutorials an open/free addition to the green book.
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    Don't bust your pick on the odd ball math questions. Only a couple if memory serves…I would skip those and rapidly move through the easy ones then go back at the end. Guess if you need to. Here’s how you work 300/2.3 in your head: Ignore the decimal point and use long division. The problem...
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    For ATC Scenarios: The A/C will move to the heading or altitude or speed instantaneously. When you click on the A/C, watch the A/C turn yellow, then you will have to give it a command. Remember one command per click. The actual test gives you three or four practice runs to familiarize...
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    That's why you are an ATCer and not an engineer.
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    For those odd ball times, the key is knowing how to convert minutes to tenths of an hour. Example: N12345 took 2 hours and 18 minutes to fly 300 miles; what is the speed in MPH? 18/60 = 3/10 = .3 300/2.3 = 130.4 mph
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    Revised ATSAT Experience

    The exam proctor said, "7-10 business days."
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    Taken the ATSAT in 2014!!!

    Money and location are non-motivators only if you live with your parents and have no job.
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    Taken the ATSAT in 2014!!!

    Our group was told we would get our results back via email in 7-10 business days.