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Enough is enough. Just stop. Guard.

Discussion in 'Airline Pilots' started by ZapBrannigan, Apr 17, 2017.

  1. poser765

    poser765 Well-Known Member

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    It's not me. I'm usually too busy bragging to my FO about all the hot Tinder girls I hook up with on overnights.
     
  2. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    2 to 10%

    2% of any pilot group are absolutely nuts, but I think it ranges up to ten at the worst carriers.
     
  3. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    According to Google Analytics, you guys DO love Tindr.
     
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    Adler Low-Level Individual

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    I've given an arrival PA on guard before.
     
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    Tindr? Is that how you spell it? Um, yeah, I'm totally pulling mad trim with it...
     
  6. Derg

    Derg Naval Intelligence, MCRN Staff Member

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    Good!
     
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    mrivc211 Well-Known Member

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    Favorite pastime of every mainline pilot: Roast a WN pilot.
     
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    Screaming_Emu You people

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    A80TRACON Well-Known Member

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    Uh, no. 31+ years doing ATC and have never once seen, heard of or heard rumor of a controller doing this.

    When we're bored.......we sleep o_O, not screw around on Guard.
     
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  10. Cloud Surfer

    Cloud Surfer Slinger of the Gear

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    ...Is it ok if I fess up on geeARRdd?
     
  11. poser765

    poser765 Well-Known Member

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    I assume it's a LOT harder to get away with fooling around on the radio as a controller.
     
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    I blame the Russians, screwing with our elections, now our satellites. :sarcasm:
     
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  13. Cory Trevor

    Cory Trevor Well-Known Member

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    I remember when I was doing survey work we had to map out white sands and there were only certain times of day that it could be done because they had GPS jammers or something liek

    Yeah I can't even think of any that insisted on us listening to guard. A lot of guys do but I've never had anyone tell me I had to be listening.
     
  14. KSCessnaDriver

    KSCessnaDriver Well-Known Member

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    A NOTAM requiring you to listen isn't enough for you?
     
  15. Cory Trevor

    Cory Trevor Well-Known Member

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    On a regular day to day basis? I've never seen that NOTAM
     
  16. KSCessnaDriver

    KSCessnaDriver Well-Known Member

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    FDC 4/4386
     
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  17. Cory Trevor

    Cory Trevor Well-Known Member

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    Now I saw it. Still have never had anyone tell me I had to. If we remember we tune it in and listen but I can think of a lot of times that we haven't. Especially short flights like ORD-MKE
     
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    Cessnaflyer Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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    GypsyPilot Well-Known Member

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    I listen to it, but I'm not a babysitter so I won't tell the FO they have to. I would assume most CAs at SKW are still of this mindset.
     
  20. Dphoenix

    Dphoenix Love lasagna, hate mondays

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    It's SOP at Compass. But honestly I've heard very few shenanigans on guard out west, it's pretty quiet up and down the west coast. Even when I've gone to Denver or the Midwest I can't say I've heard much activity other than a few mistaken calls and ONE quick "check freq, you're on guard" in response. Is this an east coast thing?
     
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