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If you were awaiting a plane to land, you could just leave the plane queuing, but if you are ready to have him on the runway tell him to get into position on the runway. Remember, it is your job to get aircraft onto and off the runways as quickly as possible, so that planes can land and take-off quickly:
 
If you were awaiting a plane to land, you could just leave the plane queuing, but if you are ready to have him on the runway tell him to get into position on the runway. Remember, it is your job to get aircraft onto and off the runways as quickly as possible, so that planes can land and take-off quickly:
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'''You: B-ELIO, taxi into position and hold.'''<br>
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'''You: B-ELIO, runway 9, line up and wait.'''<br>
'''B-ELIO: Position and hold, B-ELIO.'''
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'''B-ELIO: Runway 9, line up and wait, B-ELIO.'''
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One thing to note, Europeans may use the terminology 'line up and wait' in stead of 'position and hold' - it means exactly the same. You may also use a conditional clearance, to make your job easier:
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One thing to note, the phrase 'position and hold' is no longer used, since the FAA adopted the ICAO standard "line up and wait" (since September 30, 2010).
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'''You: B-ELIO, taxi into position and hold [after the arriving B747 / following the departing B757]'''
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You may also use a conditional clearance, to make your job easier:
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The plane may give a call back when he's ready like 'ready to go' or 'on the numbers' or 'in position'. If not, just wait until his icon stops moving and give him his takeoff clearance:
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'''You: B-ELIO, runway 9, line up and wait [after the arriving B747 / following the departing B757]'''
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'''You: B-ELIO, winds calm/110@15, runway 9, cleared to takeoff'''<br>
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The plane may give a call back when he's ready like 'ready for departure' or 'on the numbers'. If not, just wait until his icon stops moving and give him his takeoff clearance:
'''B-ELIO: Cleared to takeoff.'''
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'''You: B-ELIO, winds calm/110@15, runway 9, cleared for takeoff'''<br>
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'''B-ELIO: Cleared for takeoff.'''
    
The plane will commence his take-off roll, and - as soon as he is airborne - you want to get rid of him and get onto your next plane. You initiate the hand-off to approach, and handoff as soon as (s)he accepts. So now, onto approaches dealings...
 
The plane will commence his take-off roll, and - as soon as he is airborne - you want to get rid of him and get onto your next plane. You initiate the hand-off to approach, and handoff as soon as (s)he accepts. So now, onto approaches dealings...
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