Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
November 23, 2014, 11:02:46 PM
Home Help Login Register      
News: LiveATC.net Flyers Released!  Please click here to download & print a copy and be sure to post at an airport near you!


+  LiveATC Discussion Forums
|-+  Aviation
| |-+  Pilot/Controller Forum (Moderators: dave, RonR)
| | |-+  legs
« previous next »
Pages: [1] Go Down Print
Author Topic: legs  (Read 1431 times)
zarrina
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 4



« on: March 03, 2014, 10:49:07 PM »

 Dear Pilots, can you help me in a sentence.

I'm a young Instructor of English for Aviation in Dushanbe,Tajikistan.
Recently we have faced with a pilot's statement which I didn'd catch properly,(" We had to fly six legs last week" ), ATCOs told me that there were three pilots on control changing each other, Is that so?  undecided
Thanks in advance Zarrina.
Logged
martyj19
Jr. Member
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 91


« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2014, 04:30:25 PM »

A slang term.  "Leg" is a takeoff and landing.  So if a crew takes off from KJFK, fly to KBOS, fly to KPWM, fly to CYUL and go off duty, that is three legs.  Usually the captain and first officer will alternate being pilot flying and pilot monitoring from one leg to the next; they will say "that's the captain's leg" or "that's the first officer's leg".
Logged
Pages: [1] Go Up Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2011, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!