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active runway

Any runway currently in use for takeoff and/or landing.
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They will have to find out whether the light aircraft pilot disobeyed instructions, was given the wrong clearance, or mistakenly did the wrong thing in crossing the active runway.
We lived next to an active runway, so you would hear very large aircraft coming up and down and sometimes a couple of things would fall off and bounce around," explains the actor, who celebrated his 51st birthday last Sunday.
Hornet departed paved surface while clearing active runway.
The company said that the main landing gear of Air Canada Jazz Flight AC8911, which arrived from Moncton carrying 37 passengers and three crew, buckled while moving from the active runway onto the taxiway.
A small airplane narrowly missed colliding with a speeding jumbo jet at Los Angeles International Airport this week after a series of blunders took it dangerously close to an active runway.
In one of those letters, FAA District Supervisor William Watson wrote Humble March 7 that there are no federal rules against pedestrians crossing an active runway and runway safety area at an airport such as Creswell's with no traffic control tower.
The 16- year- old boy had scaled the airport perimeter wall and had started running on an active runway for about 30 minutes before he was spotted.
This safety feature, once completed, will eliminate the need for aircraft to backtrack on the active runway.
Brandt declared an emergency and landed with a single-engine, roll-on-landing to the active runway.
TSgt Jones radioed for Hawk Eye, the UAV chase vehicle, not to release the aircraft for flight or allow it to enter the active runway because of a possible hydraulic leak from the Right Main Landing Gear Brake System.
In many cases, when the crippled aeroplane is situated on or near the active runway, or on any part of the aircraft movement areas, airport operations virtually come to a halt.
This initiative includes trials of towing aircraft to "starting grids" close to the active runway to start engines preflight.

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