“There is a high risk of a catastrophic runway collision occurring in the United States,” Congress today concluded. [AP]

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  1. UpsetPanda says:

    Project Runway has it’s new sweeps slogan!

  2. UpsetPanda says:

    Wow, I wasn’t thinking, was I? “its” not “it’s”….

  3. starrion says:

    The risk of runway incusion is high because every “project” to review signage and communication results in another “study” that goes nowhere.

    Meanwhile the controllers do a great job of keeping the flow of aircraft moving. Several functions that “improve” efficency at airports with too few runaways increase risks. LAHSO (Land and Hold Short Of)operations have landing and departing aircraft use intersecting runways, with landing aircraft stopping before they cross the runway with the aircraft taking off…..