Date: 09 Apr 97 03:09:26 From: email@example.com (Craig Welch) Organization: CW&A Pte. Ltd., Singapore References: 1 2
View raw article or MIME structure
Sounds like pretty normal ATC to me. Cleared to (say) 8,000 ft, got there, for whatever reason (traffic, business), no further clearance for a minute or so; so throttle back, and *stay* at 8,000 ft. Cheers, Craig Arman VOSKANIAN wrote: > > Last week a friend of mine has taken an Airbus A319 flight on Air > France Europe (formerly Air Inter) domestic route. Few minutes after > take off, the crew slowed down the engines power to idle for few > seconds. Then set it to normal climbing thrust level. > On the return flight on the same type (A319) there was the same > event. This time, before it happened, the captain announced it, > saying don't worry, "it is normal".