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  •  Shanwick (2+ / 0-)
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    sawgrass727, PeterHug

    is a combination of Shannon and Prestwick for the Shannon, Ireland and Prestwick, Scotland Oceanic ATC regions, called an oceanic FIR for Flight Information Region. They were able to reduce complications and streamline oceanic crossings by combining both into one communication entity.

    Time makes more converts than reason. Thomas Paine, Common Sense

    by VTCC73 on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 07:13:28 PM PDT

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