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ATC’s Expect to Cross an Intersection

I was sitting on the jumpseat in the cockpit of another airline yesterday and I heard a radio exchange between ATC and the pilot working the radio for the crew. It sounded like this. (The aircraft call sign, altitudes and the named intersection are fictitious.) ATC: “Airliner 167, at pilot’s discretion, descend and maintain Flight …

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Radar Contact #7 Hold Your Horses Parts

Learning a Foreign Language. Hold Your Horses, Part 1–What a controller wants to hear after telling you to hold short. Hold Your Horses, Part 2—What a controller wants to hear you say when you enter a holding pattern. Forumania, Not! Question of the Week: Braking Advisories. . . More like breaking your neck advisories. Answer …

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