Line Up and Wait” in Preparation for Takeoff
You do it at the movie theater, the supermarket, as well as your favorite coffee shop on the way to work: You line up and wait. And, after September 30, 2010, you may also be asked to do it at your local towered airport.

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LINE UP AND WAIT PHRASEOLOGY CHANGE

  • Beginning on September 30, 2010, the words “Position and Hold” will no longer be used to instruct a pilot to enter the runway and await takeoff clearance. Under the new “Line Up and Wait” phraseology, the controller will:
    • State the call-sign.
    • State the departure runway.
    • State “Line Up and Wait”.
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