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Departures (16)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
PAC1936 KLAX PANC Enroute 0227
AAL2258 KLAX KDFW Enroute 2339
AAL210 KLAX TJSJ Enroute 0135
AAL2 KLAX CYYZ Enroute 0008
AA2649 KLAX KDFW Enroute 2323
PAY6132 KLAX KSDL Arriving
UPS98 KLAX PANC Enroute 0204
WJA701 KLAX CYVR Enroute 2329
UN1275 KLAX KSAN Arriving
AAL1735 KLAX PHLI Enroute 0339
ACA555 KLAX CYVR Enroute 0021
AAL1007 KLAX KLAS Enroute 2330
DAL2423 KLAX KSEA Enroute 0015
VRD1925 KLAX KSFO Enroute 2320
ASA1006 KLAX KDCA Departing
SWA4253 KLAX KBWI Enroute 0223

Arrivals (10)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
CLX38B EGPK KLAX Enroute 0246
AAL2283 KMIA KLAX Enroute 2324
ACA783 CYUL KLAX Enroute 0014
BAW269 EGLL KLAX Enroute 0344
AAL240 KDCA KLAX Enroute 0105
ASA150 PANC KLAX Enroute 0124
UAL1817 KPHX KLAX Arriving
BAW281 EGLL KLAX Arriving
N547PW KPSP KHHR Arriving
ETD171 OMAA KLAX Enroute 1352

Los Angeles (SoCal) 26

Departures (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
UPS3187 KONT PHNL Enroute 0256

Empire (SoCal) 1

Departures (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
N567DD KSAN KSNA Enroute 2316
N752Z KSAN KSNA Enroute 2316

Arrivals (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
UN1275 KLAX KSAN Arriving
UAL361 KSFO KSAN Departing

San Diego (SoCal) 4

Departures (1)

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N190JB KSNA KFMN Enroute 2345

Arrivals (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
N567DD KSAN KSNA Enroute 2316
N752Z KSAN KSNA Enroute 2316

Coast (SoCal) 3

Departures (1)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
N547PW KPSP KHHR Arriving

Palm Springs (SoCal) 1

Departures (2)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
OAE106 KLAS PHNL Enroute 0236
ASA1905 KLAS KSFO Enroute 2314

Arrivals (3)

Callsign Dep Arr Status ETA
AAL101 KMIA KLAS Enroute 0049
SWA7108 KSFO KLAS Departing
AAL1007 KLAX KLAS Enroute 2330

Las Vegas 5
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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.