Tag: ATC

In my opinion, before 9/11 happened, we were much closer to the tower controllers as pilots. Especially at the airport I learned how to fly at and later instructed. I used to bring my students up to the tower cab …

Captain Chuck, late again Read More »

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My wife and I are shopping around for a second hand car. A herculean task nowadays. At least you don’t have to wait 6 to 18 months like in the case of new cars, but the supply is thin. What …

Exactly on the line Read More »

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We make fun of Chuck always flying into restricted areas. In real life, these incursions are taken very seriously. A few years ago, while working in Nevada for a fire contract, we were based at a very small airport for …

Is this the right airport? Read More »

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I read somewhere that radar absorbing paint has all kinds of ferrous materials, epoxy, and other silicon dioxide materials in it. If you ever get to touch a F-35 or something similar, they feel kind of weird actually. And of …

C 172 Nighthawk Read More »

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