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January 2014 Issue

Wrong Airport, Wrong Runway

As a 747 Dreamlifter crew recently proved, there are those who have and those who will. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

You are on approach in busy airspace with an even busier cockpit...you are changing frequencies, receiving vectors, looking for traffic. You are well into the descent phase. As you flip through your kneeboard to get ready for the final phases of flight, you instinctively start looking for the runway. You see one in front of you just as ATC asks, “Do you have the airport in site?”

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