Re: AA BDL MD-80 Incident

From:         John <>
Date:         18 Dec 95 15:26:05 
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>> The problem
>> seems to be an incorrect altimeter setting/ indication problem as the
>> pilots were 300 ft. lower than they thought.<<<

Altimeter settings are only updated once and hour in the Artcc's. During periods
of rapid change the setting given to a pilot by a center controller may be
off be
several points.

John Dill
ATCS Cleveland ARTCC
Rush is right!