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A REALLY bad day at the office!

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A REALLY bad day at the office!

It's worth listening to the lot! This guy will be pleased to go home.

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Re: A REALLY bad day at the office!

What does 'heavy' mean at the end of a sentance?
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Re: A REALLY bad day at the office!

It normally means that the pilot is calling from a big plane
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Aircraft Classes- For the purposes of Wake Turbulence Separation Minima, ATC classifies aircraft as Heavy, Large, and Small as follows:
a. Heavy- Aircraft capable of takeoff weights of more than 255,000 pounds whether or not they are operating at this weight during a particular phase of flight.
b. Large- Aircraft of more than 41,000 pounds, maximum certificated takeoff weight, up to 255,000 pounds.
c. Small- Aircraft of 41,000 pounds or less maximum certificated takeoff weight.
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Re: A REALLY bad day at the office!

The funniest thing I've heard all week - but a little worrying  Wink Wink
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I don't fly that much - one return flight in 64 years - so I should be ok. Smiley
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Re: A REALLY bad day at the office!

Looking at some of the other videos on Nozzer's link I came across this.  It's the last flight of Concorde from JFK in October 2003.  Very emotional. What a beautiful plane Cool
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Re: A REALLY bad day at the office!

If you like this stuff try a search on YouTube for Boston John who is a well known ATC at Boston Logan.
Live ATC feeds here http://www.liveatc.net/