From Takeoff to Touchdown

Report
Navigating the Nation’s Busy
Airspace
Andy Marosvari
NATCA National Safety Committee
Boise ATCT
May 22, 2013
On the Ground
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Get the current ATIS or have the weather
Clearance Delivery- be ready for the clearance
Ground Control- Who, Where, and What
Carry an airport diagram and use it!
Limit distractions while taxiing out
If you don’t know where you are or where you are
going…STOP and ask
• Readback ALL hold short instructions
• Every runway crossing will be specific *
Phraseology
• Clearance Delivery
• Boise Clearance, N9470N, with Information A, VFR
to EUL
• N9470N, Boise Clearance, departure frequency
119.6, squawk 0321
• Departure frequency 119.6, squawk 0321, N9470N
Phraseology
• Getting to the runway:
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Boise ground, N9470N at the white hangers, ready to taxi with
Information A
N9470N, Boise ground, RWY 28L taxi via J,F,B
• Repositioning on the field
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Boise ground, N9470N, at the white hangers, reposition to
Jackson Jet Center
N9470N, Boise ground, taxi via J, cross RWY 28L and the
approach end of RWY 10L to A, taxi via A to Jackson Jet
• Getting from the runway:
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Boise ground, N9470N, clear of RWY 28L at E, taxi to the white
hangers
N9470N, taxi to the white hangers via B, F, J
Taxiway Markings
HOLD SHORT
ENHANCED TAXIWAY
ILS CRITICAL AREA
On the Runway
• Be ready to go when you call
• LUAW-Line up and Wait-same as Position and
Hold
• Always check the final before moving onto the
runway
• Wake turbulence delay-when can you waive it
• Work together to reduce Runway Excursions
Phraseology
• LUAW-Line Up and Wait
• N9470N, Boise Tower, RWY 10R LINE UP AND
WAIT
• Line up and wait RWY 10R, N9470N
• Cleared for Take Off
• Boise Tower, N9470N, RWY 10R, ready for takeoff
• N9470N, Boise Tower, RWY 10R, cleared for
takeoff, wind calm
• N9470N, RWY 10R, cleared for takeoff
Radar Services
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VFR Flight Following: WHO WHERE WHAT
Just the Facts! Limit extra verbiage
Radar services for VFR- based on workload
Don’t get complacent- SEE and AVOID
ACTIVELY LISTEN to the frequency
Phraseology
• Request for Radar Services:
• Boise Approach, Cherokee N9470N, 5 miles west
of Nampa, outbound to the practice area
• N9470N, Boise Approach, squawk 0312
• Squawk 0312 N9470N
• N9470N, radar contact 5 miles west of Nampa,
Nampa altimeter 3005, say altitude
• 5500, N9470N
Phraseology
• Radar services from ARTCC
– WHO,WHERE,WHAT
• Salt Lake Center, N9470N, 10 miles north of U76,
request flight following to BYI
• N9470N, Salt Lake Center, squawk 4321
• Squawk 4321, N9470N
Airspace
Boise Class C
Class C Entry Requirements
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Operating transponder with Mode C
Radio Communications
Controller MUST use your call sign
No clearance required
– Operating into/out of Class C without a
transponder can be coordinated with ATC
Class D
Class D Entry Requirements
• Operating radio – unless authorized by ATC
• Establish communications including call sign
• Watch out- most Class D airspaces revert to
Class E after the tower closes
• Name the one Class D airport WITHOUT an
ATCT
• VUO – Vancouver Pearson 4 miles from PDX
VUO
Communications
• Student pilots- let us know
• Never leave the frequency without
coordination
• Phraseology requirements for ATC
– ALL HOLD SHORT INSTRUCTIONS
– Call sign with your readback
– Use standard phraseology- that is what ATC is
listening for
– LISTEN to the frequency
Arriving at Larger Airports
• Wake Turbulence issues
• Airport signage may not be user- friendly for
smaller general aviation aircraft
• Large, unfamiliar layout, especially at night
• Close attention must be paid to controller
instructions
• Little time for second clearances
• If you have questions ---- ASK!!!!
After Landing
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Clear the runway – “dash across the dashes”
Ask for progressive taxi instructions
Limit distractions while on any movement area
Don’t forget to close your VFR flight plan!
Questions ?
Andy Marosvari
BOI ATCT
208-870-1621
[email protected]

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