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Boeing 777 Catches Fire in Hong Kong

A FIRE broke out on the tarmac of Hong Kong’s international airport on Monday, with black smoke seen billowing near the belly of an...

An Air Traffic Controller’s First Hand Account of 9/11

Curt Applegate tells an air traffic controller's first hand account of 9/11 sixteen years later. Sept 8 -John H called me to swap my Sept...

Does ATC read the Remarks Section on Flight Plans?

Dear ATCMEMES, Do you guys not read the remarks section on flight plans anymore? I listed out the approaches I wanted to do on my training...

Why do Controllers Give me a Heading After Clearing Me for...

Reader Submission Dear ATCMEMES, I have a question thats been nagging me for ages. Why, when I’ve already been cleared for a visual approach, does the controller...

What is the Difference Between Civilian and Military Air Traffic Control?

Dear ATCMEMES, I was never in the military, nor am I an ATCer. I’m just a low time skyhawk driver with a real humble attitude....