From: email@example.com (Terrell D. Drinkard) Organization: The Boeing Company Date: 04 Dec 95 01:14:50 References: 1 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1995.1882@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Susan Leibowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >I'm curious...a friend of mine was coming into LA on an L-1011.. It was >on one of those very foggy days. They tried to land three times and >then gave up and landed in Las Vegas. > >The rumor on the plane was that the pilot wasn't fog certified. Does >that make sense? > >And why wouldn't they've been able to use instruments to land? I'm not familiar with your exact situation, but there is no such thing as a "fog" certification. What may have happened is that you ran into Category III weather with a Cat III airplane but a captain certified to Cat II standards. Perhaps we can get one of the professional pilots out there to comment. Terry -- Terry email@example.com "Anyone who thinks they can hold the company responsible for what I say has more lawyers than sense."