Monthly Archive for september, 2008


Samme sted har jeg sakset disse ATC-instruktioner fra ORD (Chigago O’Hare):

“Expect lower at the end of this transmission.”

“Citation 123, if you quit calling me center, I’ll quit calling you twin Cessna.”

“About three miles ahead you’ve got traffic 12 o’clock, five miles.”

“If you hear me, traffic no longer a factor.”

“You got him on TCAS? Great. When you’re seven in trail, resume normal speed and call Chicago Center on 120.12.”

“I am way too busy for anybody to cancel on me.”

“You got any more smart remarks, we can be doing this over South Bend … go ahead.”

“You’re gonna have to key the mike. I can’t see you when you nod your head.”

“It’s too late for Louisville. We’re going back to O’Hare.”

“Put your compass on ‘E’ and get out of my airspace.”

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Sidder for tiden og forbereder CRM-kursus (Crew Resource Management), og faldt i den forbindelse over en dele gode citater. Jeg har “stjålet” de bedste – resten finder du her.

Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of any carelessness, incapacity or neglect.

”” Captain A. G. Lamplugh, British Aviation Insurance Group, London. Circa early 1930’s.

When you get it right mighty beasts float up into the sky. When you get it wrong people die.

”” Roger Bacon, c. 1384.

In flying I have learned that carelessness and overconfidence are usually far more dangerous than deliberately accepted risks.

”” Wilbur Wright in a letter to his father, September 1900.

In the early days they said I was trying to make a statement, but I was just trying to make a living.

”” Captain Bonnie Tiburzi, American Airlines, first woman hired by a major airline.

It is now possible for a flight attendant to get a pilot pregnant.

”” Richard J. Ferris, President, United Airlines.

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