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  1. jermscentral

    "Active" Runway

    We had this discussion at work the other day and could never arrive at a conclusion because we couldn't find the definition in the .65. What is considered an active runway? For example, we would advertise runway 26L in the ATIS as our visual or ILS approach runway, and unless it is closed...
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    Helo overflying aircraft on the ground

    We had a discussion on this at work and couldn't find it in the .65, so we were wondering if it might be in the AIM or SOP somewhere, but I thought I'd ask everyone here. Scenario 1: A Cessna is doing touch and gos in the pattern and is on the downwind leg. A helicopter calls to return to his...
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    NATCA Meet and Greet - October 2010

    Since I hadn't seen it already, I thought I'd mention this. This is not a thread to discuss whether or not you like the union and is meant for informational purposes only. NATCA is hosting their next meet and greet at 6:00PM on October 28th at the La Quinta Inn & Suites, 800 S Meridian. For...
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    Torn ACL

    I completely tore my right ACL in July playing softball and was told by an orthopedic surgeon in Tennessee that surgery was optional, yet recommended. The orthopedist I intend to visit now that I've moved to Missouri does surgeries on Fridays, after which I would be in a non-immobilizing leg...
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    Spirit of St. Louis Tower - SUS

    I'll be headed there if I ever get to OKC (just waiting on the FOL now). Visited once in April of this year and thought it was a neat place. It's not as high tech or "glamorous" as Lambert (they get the new, pretty systems), and being a level 7, it has limited traffic. The aircraft that come...