flight following


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flight following

The task of maintaining contact with specified aircraft for the purpose of determining en route progress and/or flight termination.
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But wait, snatching defeat from the arms of victory, he continued, "I'd like flight following at 4007 feet.
When you call for taxi clearance, ask them to give you a transponder code for flight following.
As we crossed into the high desert near Hesperia (L26), I was about to ask SOCAL for flight following when I realized that the controller would simply pass me off to Joshua Approach, so I switched over to monitor Joshua.
Based on the location of the tear in the fuel cell bladder, the leak condition would only occur in flight following aerial refueling operations when the fuel cell bladders were at max capacity.
Flight following continues 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by FAA approved flight operations control centers.
AFIRS is designed to allow real-time flight following and 24/7 connectivity between the aircraft and operations through the Iridium satellite communications system.
MANAMA: Bahrain has not seen any major capital flight following unrest and a planned $1 billion (BD377 million) bond issue will go ahead when costs are reasonable, Central Bank of Bahrain Governor Rasheed Al Maraj said yesterday.
The Hawks missed out on their first one-day title since 1986 after finishing runners-up to Sussex Sharks last season, while Carnegie earned promotion to the top flight following their runners-up finish behind Essex Eagles in Division Two.
Former champs Glasgow Hawks now face a real struggle to survive in the top flight following a 22-18 defeat at Melrose.
The 25-year-old from Whitestone, who began his career in the NIC Nuneaton Sunday League back in the 90s, enters English football's top flight following successful promotions via the Midland Combination, Southern League and the Conference.
THE agony has ended for Caernarfon, who are now safe to fight another campaign in the top flight following a tension-filled victory over Aberystwyth.
Newark Liberty International came to us with the challenge of consolidating all their visual flight following, real-time airspace analysis, and operational situational awareness onto one platform," said Jim Barry, Megadata's president and CEO.