Tower, ECMSA, holding point runway 09, ready for departure. ECMSA, hold position, I’ll call you back. Hold position, ECMSA VAS: Traffic on final in sight. Ladies, you ready? Take the headset! Aerofan 5E, I have two traffic in the pattern. I can’t promise you can join anytime soon. ECMSA, line up and wait runway 09.
BA100: Hello, Speedbird 100 is with you, 8 miles ILS 27R. Heathrow Tower: Speedbird 100, Heathrow Tower, good morning… …continue approach for 27R, you’re number 2, and after landing vacate A10E. BA100: Ok, plan vacate via A10E, Speedbird 100. Heathrow Tower: Speedbird 100… it’s great to see you back as BOAC… …from all of us
– As a travel columnist, I am well-aware of what jet lag feels like, but what about what’s happening in my head? This is Daniela, she’s the expert, let’s ask her. – Jet lag is a chronobiological problem which is just a fancy way of saying your body’s connection to the time of day. When
Hello. Let’s do this! Plane is preflighted. We got some fuel. Gonna go start the engine… Master/Alternator coming on. Beacon is on. Mixture is, full rich. Carb heat is cold. Throttle is open a quarter. Fuel pump is coming on. We’ll go ahead and prime this business. Clear prop! No one’s on the left, no
BA100: Ground, Speedbird 100Y, vacating. Heathrow Tower: Speedbird 100Y, turn right onto Bravo to hold short of link 27. BA100: Thanks, Bravo link 27, Speedbird 100Y. Heathrow Tower: Speedbird 100Y… and welcome back to Heathrow, it’s great to see your nice colours. BA100: Thank you, it’s great to be back… …we’re proud to be recognising
Narrator: It’s not always a smooth and pleasant landing for airplanes. Intense strong winds can affect the position of how planes land on the runway, making it look like the plane is literally landing sideways. Here’s how planes land sideways in high winds. Landings like this actually have a name, crabbing. The name comes from
>>>It could get a little bumpy here, in that cloud 10.000ft You can feel the wave from the cloud You can feel it push us Left wing goes up>>Thrust, flight level change>>>>>>3000ft set Manual flight Check Flight directors OFF Check Speed Set UP speed I’ll descend a bit faster, hopefully we can be visual Yes,
– I can already see out of the window but the view is still poor. – I think we can already taxi to the runway though – Yea I’ll start taxiing – Take-off time: 0705am – Alright, there’s the blue line (Referring to the speed indicator) – It’s actually quite hazy outside -Yea (We were