No One Can Explain Why Planes Stay in the Air

If you are a flight instructor or just the explainer in your family you may have struggled with illuminating your students, family, or passengers of why airplanes fly. You may have used one of the commonly used theories like the Bernoulli principle, which explains how low pressure is created above a cambered airfoil but fails […]

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Line Up And Wait procedures at HNL

Please see the attached letter to Airmen on changes to the Line Up And Wait procedures at the Honolulu Airport. As you may have noticed, only one aircraft will be given instructions to LUAW on runway 4L; when 4R is in use, no aircraft will be held short of 4L, since most aircraft would still […]

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“Line up and wait” suspended for 4L/4R at PHNL

According to the DoT General Aviation Officer HCF has temporarily suspended the “Line up and Wait” instruction for runways 4L and 4R at Honolulu: ” Because of the high number of instances involving RWYs 4L/4R and 22L/22R, due to various reasons such as frequent ASDE-X nuisance alerts, incorrect runway assignment, pilot/controller hearback/readback errors, students/unfamiliar pilots […]

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