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Offline robs2107

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YPAD - Approach assisting pilot in restricted airspace
« on: October 23, 2011, 07:14:54 AM »
It was a stormy afternoon and besides a large number of deviations required by IFR aircraft in controlled airspace, the approach controller  took time out to assist a pilot who had strayed into restricted airspace. The restricted area is around the Army Proof Firing Range north of Adelaide, designated R295A. The restriction is to prevent aircraft colliding with live firings.

Great professionalism and attitude by the controller, a safety first attitude.



Offline A_J_D_C

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Re: YPAD - Approach assisting pilot in restricted airspace
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2011, 08:13:05 AM »
nice catch mate.

Sticky position to be in, but good on the controller for helping the fella out and not sending him back into the clouds  :-D

Offline Darkrampage

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Re: YPAD - Approach assisting pilot in restricted airspace
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2011, 03:39:17 AM »
That controller (I believe his name is Chucky, or thats what they call him anyway) has always been a joy to listen to and to be controlled by, one of the most laid back guys around.

Offline robs2107

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Re: YPAD - Approach assisting pilot in restricted airspace
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2011, 04:53:32 AM »
Can't miss his voice! He always seems calm and friendly when I listen.

Offline englishpilot

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Re: YPAD - Approach assisting pilot in restricted airspace
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2011, 12:04:42 PM »
An American controller in Australia?
I don't proclaim to be the best pilot in the world but I'm safe.