Tag: ATC

Tally ho!

While getting today’s strip ready to upload it here, I wondered where the term “roger” originally came from. So I asked Mr. Google and apparently it stems from the time where the military used a different spelling alphabet, where “Roger”

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Red Alert!

I’m sure at a point in the not too distant future, they will have holograms or head-up-display like markings of flight restricted zones, like in the movie Oblivion, for example. Until then, air traffic controllers will have to deal with

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Getting woken up

Ah, the joys of uninterrupted sleep. I remember them fondly! And the idea of a nap also doesn’t sound too bad. I’ve just tried a couple of minutes to remember when the last time was that I actually had a

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Oshkosh approach

It is that time of the year again! Oshkosh Air Venture is in full swing and of course Chuck wants a piece of that action as well. Even though Chuck never misses Oshkosh, we have to sit this one out

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