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Offline 650ChicagoBearsFan

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What is this sound?
« on: December 05, 2014, 10:09:00 PM »
I hear this sound in the background frequently when planes are on final to KSFO, but I'm sure it happens elsewhere, so they are likely descending and at around 3-5000 ft I suppose, and I think this is usually heard as they tell the controller they have the airport in site.

So, what is it specifically?



Offline Flyingnut

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Re: What is this sound?
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2014, 10:39:30 PM »
That is an alert when the aircraft is approaching a level-off altitude, whether descending or climbing.

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Re: What is this sound?
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2014, 05:09:04 AM »
 8-) This sound is only for climbing (ascend), it means 1000 feet before top of climb, so 1000 feet before leveling of at cruise level.....
« Last Edit: December 06, 2014, 05:17:25 AM by Jetblast1 »

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Re: What is this sound?
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2014, 08:20:55 AM »
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Re: What is this sound?
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2014, 06:06:00 PM »
Okay, so it's also for descending.... I've never heard it though.