It depends on which direction your cruising at.
Yes, I think that IFATC does get risky when it comes to “shooting the gap”. They often send a plane onto the runway knowing that there is someone on a 2.5 nm final, and they try to push a little too much tin. As you can see, the controller is telling the pilot on the runway to expedite, so he knows about the plane on short final. If you don’t feel comfortable with going onto the runway when a plane is on a 4 mile final or shorter, or you don’t think that your aircraft is capable of taking off quickly, you can decline the clearance to line up or takeoff by saying “stand by.” I wouldn’t blame the pilot for something that the controller did though.
I just learned this. I’m still following the even/odd flight level rule.
Your cruise level.
@Airbus_737 Amusingly almost everybody does.
@Chad_Garnett I’m not sure what point you are making, altitude does depend on direction, even FL’s above FL28, aren’t any of them :o)
A reminder, for anyone unsure what I’m referring too…
My biggest pet peeve is when people complain about training server
This lic is up for a snag ifyou want it
😂 hopefully not on there for much longer
I can access Expert, and will fly on it because there is usually less traffic in another region when IFATC is scheduled, but I love to help out aspiring IFATC like myself on TS, just hate it when everyone complains that nobody knows what they are doing
I can fly on there, but like wise also an aspiring IFATC :o)
Hence my comment yesterday on FB, look for those with a tracking thread, as should get a somewhat near IFATC experience, if not yet got access or not yet comfortable with IFATC :o)
People not entering the pattern properly at an uncontrolled airport
I guess everyone here has all mentioned mine except for over use of GA type Callsigns by Virtual airlines who are the worst abusers. Nothing like hearing multiple players in this game using 8 alphanumeric character Callsigns all phonetically announced in your ear over and over again with each command.
It’d be much better if they had their own custom airline name under the commercial Callsign list or at least use Delta or Speedbird etc Callsigns and have their DLVA or BAVA etc in their name field
People calling the game a simulator, it’s more like a “semi-lator”… maybe in a decade or so…
Among other things, as long as it’s always Sunny in Philadelphia with always dry runways, no snow, sleet, rain or clouds or that you can drive through non existent buildings, grass, other aircraft etc… when anyone can just jump into an A380 and fly out EGLC…it’s just a game
- F-22s going double supersonic 300 feet above busy airports.
- Large aircraft at small gates.
- People who pushback without a flight plan.
- People who pushback with strobes and landing lights.
- Swiss001 impersonators.
- People who expect you to move if you’re taxiing toward them.
- Grade 2s who expect to have the right of way over everything.
- People who ignore direct messages from ATC.
- People who take off/approach the opposite direction with an aircraft lined up.
- Wrong pattern entries.
- People flying anything larger than an A330 from KLAX-KSAN.
I’ll stop here, I don’t want to call out the entire community. :)
We at DLVA use the DLVA callsign to help track the pilots flights. So when the pilot has their name registered on our site, we can track and validate their flight :)
Same here with AFKLM. To track pilots, we need them to have AFKLM GA Callsign.
watching someone on twitch live stream a flight:
-using strobes, beacon, landing lights at gate
-100% thrust for takeoff
-rotating a 737 at 170kts
-using spoilers ALL THE WAY from FL290 to 10,000ft
-intercepting ILS at 5,000ft, 220kts with 70% thrust and again FULL SPOILERS.
-flaps 40 at 160kts
special mention to the 160kt landing speed
and -800ft rate at which he decided to slam into the runway at.
The people that fly 50kts faster than the aircraft they’re following in an approach line. Life would be SWEET if they just matched speed with the plane they’re following.
The guy that zones out when you give him a base turn vector, dragging the entire line with him.
Agree. I don’t understand the logic at all.
It’s easy to simply slow down and match the speed. Makes everyone’s life much easier.
04/22 and 15/33 being used by anything larger than an E175 at KDCA