Mon, Apr 16, 2007
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
of the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the
right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the
day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"An Air Traffic Oversight Service investigation has
determined that the Air Traffic Organization (ATO) is not in
compliance with FAA Order 7110.65, Paragraph 3-10-4, at Memphis Air
Traffic Control Tower (MEM). MEM was also unable to provide
required documentation to demonstrate that the current practice of
conducting simultaneous independent approaches to runways 18L, 18C
and 27 was properly authorized."
Source: From an internal FAA memo, published on
a blog run by past NATCA president John Carr, on safety concerns at
Memphis International Airport.
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