Willy Schauer Gone West

It is my sad duty to inform you that HNL’s William A. “Willy” Schauer made his final flight West. Willy enlisted in the Army Air Corps shortly after Pearl Harbor and served as an aircraft mechanic during WWII, later in the Hawaii Air National Guard, went through pilot training as an Aviation Cadet in 1950, […]

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National Runway Safety Team and Pilot-Controller Forum

Topic: Runway Safety Initiatives + interaction with Honolulu Control Facility (HCF) Controllers On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 18:00 Hawaiian Standard Time Location: HNL Inter-Island (Hawaiian Airlines) Terminal 7th Floor Facility HNL Airport Inter-Island Terminal 7th Floor 7th Floor Conference Center Honolulu, HI 96819 Select Number: WP1368328 Description: Runway Safety Initiatives + interaction with Honolulu […]

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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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