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Departures (13)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
ELY006 KLAX LLBG Enroute 1847
AAL169 KLAX RJAA Enroute 2213
AAL961 KLAX KLGA Arriving
AAL872 KLAX EBBR Enroute 0126
GTI4981 KLAX KJFK Enroute 2010
DAL2210 KLAX KABQ Enroute 1707
FDX8012 KLAX KMEM Enroute 1910
AAL34 KLAX KJFK Enroute 2015
CMP1865 KLAX KBOS Enroute 2123
UAL2581 KLAX KMSY Enroute 2001
AAL1799 KLAX KPHL Enroute 2132
UAL2625 KLAX KSFO Enroute 0446
CPA095 KLAX PANC Enroute 0700

Arrivals (13)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
UAE215 OMDB KLAX Enroute 0458
CXA672 SCEL KLAX Enroute 0159
CLX112 OMDB KLAX Enroute 1013
AAL442 LTFM KLAX Enroute 0634
FDX3830 KJFK KLAX Enroute 1745
DAL1019 KBOS KLAX Enroute 0740
AAL1480 PHNL KLAX Enroute 0744
NKS569 KMSP KLAX Enroute 0446
UAL1534 KIAH KLAX Enroute 0331
DAL1142 KSLC KLAX Enroute 0322
AUA81 LOWW KLAX Departing
AAL137 EGLL KLAX Departing
UAL256 KSFO KLAX Enroute 1600

Los Angeles (SoCal) 26

Departures (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
UPS2915 KONT KSDF Enroute 1938

Empire (SoCal) 1

Departures (8)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
DAL2288 KSAN KJFK Enroute 2056
UAL257 KSAN MHTG Enroute 1600
UAL2570 KNKX KSEA Enroute 0523
SWA125 KSAN PHNL Enroute 0223
DAL442 KSAN KLAS Enroute 1053
UAL1538 KSAN MHTG Enroute 1600
SWA4491 KSAN KPHX Enroute 1600
JBU620 KSAN KBOS Enroute 2024

Arrivals (5)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
UAE902 KSFO KSAN Enroute 2304
UAL1055 KDEN KSAN Enroute 0446
BAW44N EGLL KSAN Enroute 0622
EYB KSAN KSAN Enroute 0622
SWA1533 KSMF KSAN Enroute 1600

San Diego (SoCal) 13

Arrivals (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
ASA506 KSEA KSNA Enroute 0326

Coast (SoCal) 1

Arrivals (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
ETX647 PHKO KVNY Enroute 1600

Burbank (SoCal) 1

Departures (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
NKS394 KLAS KPHL Enroute 2033

Arrivals (6)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
REI001 KSEA KLAS Enroute 1600
DAL442 KSAN KLAS Enroute 1053
AEB11 KSEA KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA12 KSEA KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA4519 KSBA KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA6774 KSBA KLAS Enroute 1600

Las Vegas 7

Departures (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
NATO262 KLSV KNFL Enroute 1600

Nellis 1

Departures (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
SWA4519 KSBA KLAS Enroute 1600
SWA6774 KSBA KLAS Enroute 1600

Santa Barbara 2
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    How To Be a Good Test Pilot for Controllers in Training

    How to be a good test pilot
    • Ask the examiner
    • Have a heart
    • Tailor your activity to the student
    • Tailor your activity to the traffic
    • Be patient
    Ask the examiner
    When showing up for a session, ask the examiner what kind of traffic is needed. Some examiners will be very specific, and tell you what they want for every flight or clearance. "Give me a VFR departure South, no FF." "Now a TEC route, flight plan, wrong altitude." Others will be more general: "VFR please." A few will give you carte blanch: "Anything at all." However, anything at all does not mean you should ignore the student's knowledge level and the traffic level. See below.


    Have a heart

    You should not be flying to help the student fail, you should be flying to help the student succeed. If you delight in seeing the student fail or flounder, then find another hobby. It is not unusual for test pilots to, with the examiner's approval, set up situations that may result in a deal if the student does not handle things properly. However, any pleasure the pilot takes in it must be from a "job well done," and not in seeing the student get in trouble. If you get to see the student avert the deal, that should be your ultimate payoff.


    Tailor your activity to the student
    If the student talks slowly and hesitantly, then you should speak slowly and enunciate more clearly than normal. If the student is brand new, then file only perfect flight plans (unless requested or authorized by the examiner).


    Tailor your activity to the traffic

    For example, if the airport is getting slammed with traffic, do not request pattern work, unless requested or authorized by the examiner.


    Be patient

    When things get busy, let the examiner and/or student know that you will be happy for your clearance to go last. Volunteer to go to the end of the line when things get busy: The "paying customers" should go first, since they did not sign up to help train the controller
    The nastier or more out-of-norm a clearance or flight you are thinking of doing, the more you ought to clear it with the examiner The student's first session or two should focus on normal procedures and flight plans. If the student is doing really well, you can start with the abnormal stuff (wrong flight plans, or unusual procedures) early. Always ask the examiner if you are unsure Pre-OTS sessions are the right time to show the student everything unusual (TEC routes without flight plans, helicopter operations, even that cool military overhead break). Just not on the first session OTS sessions are not the right time to bring out the unusual stuff. The OTS is mostly about volume; that volume should be a mix of the kind of traffic that the controller will normally see from day to day. In other words, mostly IFR, mostly jets, with some VFR and some props, and precious little helicopter, military, and so on. Do not file any screwed up flight plans, and fly everything as perfectly as you know how. The out-of-town pilots will provide all the drama that is needed; if any additional drama is needed, the examiner will let you know.