1. Logical_Mongoose

    FAA Safety Review Team Report 11/16/2023

    Summary of Recommendations starts on Page 40 for those interested. Shocking, I know, but apparently we are critically understaffed. Plot twist: the current hiring model isn't sufficient. Another fun snippet that bureaucrats will likely love as a stop-gap measure: the #2 recommendation...
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    NEST Received a NEST list and looking for advice!

    The list is quite large and any advice/recommendations on where to go/NOT go would be greatly appreciated!!! I’m not too picky on location and I’ve been basing most of my decisions on pass rates/cost of living so far. Thanks for your help!!
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    Class C contract towers

    I was under the impression that the only towers the FAA has ever contracted out are "VFR only" Class D towers, meaning tower-only facilities that do not run their own approach controls (though they may or may not have a radar feed from the overlying approach). I was reading Against the Wind, the...
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    NMM Meridian TRACON

    Any idea what's up with this facility? In 2016 MJ posted that it was downgrading from a 6 to a 0 and this FAA NDFC page says it's a RATCF closed on weekends and holidays... but it's listed on this NextGen page (last modified October 2019) and this ATS page (last modified June 2019). One hand not...
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