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Response to Lost_Count (Original post)

Thu Mar 13, 2014, 12:22 PM

3. On the ground, all the transponders would drown the air traffic control.

Therefore, it is standard procedure to shut it off upon landing and turn it on just before take-off.

Hope this helps.

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