Editor's Log

December 2009 Issue

A Lost Art

For anyone who knows me, or has subscribed to this magazine for very long, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to learn I occasionally go off on an ATC-related rant. Usually, such a rant involves nonsensical—to me, anyway—instructions, a lost clearance or worse. This column isn’t a rant on ATC. It is, however, one on the pilots who make ATC’s job more difficult than it has to be.

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