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FAA no longer letting foreign airlines land alongside another plane at San Francisco airport
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/faa-no-longer-letting-foreign-airlines-land-alongside-another ^ | July 30 | Associated Press

Posted on 08/05/2013 7:03:52 PM PDT by B4Ranch

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. aviation officials are no longer allowing foreign airlines to land alongside another plane when touching down at San Francisco International Airport in the wake of the deadly Asiana Airlines crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Tuesday it implemented the change “to minimize distractions during a critical phase of flight.”

In the past, two planes could approach SFO’s main parallel runways at the same time in clear weather. Domestic carriers can still do that, but air traffic controllers are now staggering the arrivals of foreign carriers.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government
KEYWORDS: profiling
Can't take the chance of two unqualified pilots messing up at the same time.
1 posted on 08/05/2013 7:03:52 PM PDT by B4Ranch
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To: B4Ranch

Why does this not surprise me?


2 posted on 08/05/2013 7:13:52 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: B4Ranch

“Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Captain Ho Ding Patten, we expect clearing to land sometime within the next hour or two...”


3 posted on 08/05/2013 7:15:37 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: B4Ranch

That’s profiling!


4 posted on 08/05/2013 7:24:18 PM PDT by Mark (Obama is more confused than a hungry baby in a topless bar)
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To: Mark

You bet it is. I say, “Thank the Lord! It’s about time.”


5 posted on 08/05/2013 7:26:38 PM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: B4Ranch
New Landing Instructions At San Francisco Airport

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6 posted on 08/05/2013 7:40:46 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SamAdams76
"Ho Ding Patten"

I had to read that twice...now I am laughing!


7 posted on 08/05/2013 7:46:30 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: SkyDancer

Don’t know where you posted that graphic from but I’ve sent it to a bunch of aviation guys that love it.


8 posted on 08/05/2013 7:47:16 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: CodeToad

Was sent to me by an ExpressJet pilot.


9 posted on 08/05/2013 7:48:25 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

LOL. Outstanding.


10 posted on 08/05/2013 7:48:28 PM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: B4Ranch
Can't take the chance of two unqualified pilots messing up at the same time.

Or 1 unqualified pilot bowling in the wrong alley.

11 posted on 08/05/2013 7:52:56 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks like Right-Wing extremism.)
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To: CodeToad

Are you able to send it (email) as an animated gif? How?
(I’ve tried various ways, but the animation does not get thru via outlook)


12 posted on 08/05/2013 7:53:41 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: B4Ranch
Can't take the chance of two unqualified pilots messing up at the same time.

I am sure that is true, but the way you put it, is the politically incorrect way of saying it. As a former air traffic controller, I can say, what a hassle.

13 posted on 08/05/2013 7:56:49 PM PDT by Mark17 (Yesterday I couldn't spell it. Today I are one, a creepy a$$ cracker)
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To: B4Ranch

I guess old Sum Ting Wong and Wi Tu Lo will just have to learn how to land airplanes without using the autopilot.


14 posted on 08/05/2013 7:58:45 PM PDT by calex59
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To: B4Ranch

Hmmm... could this have something to do with certain types of foreigners being peripheral-vision challenged? Ever seen some of our Eastern friends in the Bay Area try to use the on ramp to a freeway? Just sayin’.


15 posted on 08/05/2013 7:59:44 PM PDT by ggrrrrr23456
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To: B4Ranch

http://www.firerescue1.com/fire-ems/articles/1484707-Helmet-cam-video-details-S-F-plane-crash-operations/

New info may indicate dead young lady was seen before accident with fire vehicle. Command didnot receive info.


16 posted on 08/05/2013 8:02:30 PM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: C210N

I drag the file to the desktop from the FR page, open Entourage and attach the file to the email. At the other end, the recipient has to save the file to their machine and open it in a browser (”File / Open File...” in Safari).

Works perfectly on my Mac.


17 posted on 08/05/2013 8:04:05 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ggrrrrr23456

We call it “DWA” around Silicon Valley. This past weekend, a DWA-F pulled into the bike lane ahead of me and proceeded to drive in it for a hundred yards at 10 mph. Being extremely wary, I dropped back a bit. Good thing I did because she cut a U-turn right in front of me without looking at all. A very common occurrence here in Silicon Valley. No peripheral vision and, even worse, no head-turns.


18 posted on 08/05/2013 8:09:44 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: B4Ranch

Co-pilot Hu Flung Dung feels snubbed and thinks this stinks.


19 posted on 08/05/2013 8:14:07 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: B4Ranch

1st time i landed 9 right at Palm Beach International a large passenger jet carrying a couple hundred souls was coming in on 9 left about 6000 feet longer than my strip
But as they say,pooh happens.


20 posted on 08/05/2013 8:23:06 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) ( Hey Rubio, eat pooh pal))
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To: SkyDancer
LOL! GREAT!

21 posted on 08/05/2013 8:27:57 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: B4Ranch

Maybe they should put a local pilot on their wing to help guide them down, keep them on speed and on the glideslope.


22 posted on 08/05/2013 9:24:49 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
This past weekend, a DWA-F pulled into the bike lane ahead of me and proceeded to drive in it for a hundred yards at 10 mph. Being extremely wary, I dropped back a bit. Good thing I did because she cut a U-turn right in front of me without looking at all.

Gee, on Saturday in San Mateo I had one of those in a beat-up Honda sedan make a right turn from the leftmost of two left turn lanes. No signal or head movement - the fact that she was sitting there on a green left arrow made me wary tho so I slowed down...she turned right to pass directly in front of the police station - then turned into the side street and before stopping again and turning right again back onto the original street (at a "no turns" sign).

Today one of the young ladies at work was involved in a "following too closely" fender bender...we all nodded our heads knowingly. The other day I found her trying to park next to me and failing miserably. After a few too many attempts I told her to move over and parked it for her. Apparently she never drove when growing up in India, and didn't start here in California until she graduated from college. I can't quite comprehend how she passed the driving test.

23 posted on 08/06/2013 12:01:53 AM PDT by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote)
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To: C210N
You can also place it in Photobucket then drag into your email to
show inside. Depends on your settings though.
24 posted on 08/06/2013 12:52:52 AM PDT by MaxMax (If you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention)
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To: C210N

It basically takes a browser to show animations. Email won’ do that without help.


25 posted on 08/06/2013 7:22:03 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: Mark17

At this stage of the game I’m too old to start being PC.


26 posted on 08/06/2013 11:05:39 AM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: UB355

I can easily vision how she was missed in the frantic rush to save the majority. At some point they’ll place a dollar figure on her and blame someone.

I would imagine aviation firefighters don’t get a lot of actual airliner crash experience during their career. At least I would hope and pray they don’t.


27 posted on 08/06/2013 11:18:56 AM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: B4Ranch
At this stage of the game I’m too old to start being PC.

Yep, but air traffic control is a big hassle to begin with. Now they have to put up with this BS too.

28 posted on 08/06/2013 12:26:02 PM PDT by Mark17 (Yesterday I couldn't spell it. Today I are one, a creepy a$$ cracker)
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