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|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||airport : lny|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 0|
agl bound upper : 300
|Operator||common carrier : air carrier|
|Make Model Name||Small Transport, Low Wing, 2 Recip Eng|
|Flight Phase||ground : holding|
ground other : taxi
|Operator||general aviation : instructional|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, High Wing, 1 Eng, Fixed Gear|
|Flight Phase||descent : approach|
landing : go around
|Affiliation||company : air carrier|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 320|
flight time total : 5100
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Anomaly||conflict : ground critical|
incursion : runway
other spatial deviation
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : unable|
|Miss Distance||unspecified : 75|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
Uncontrolled airport. Common advisory frequency (no tower) 122.9. Taxied, called taxiing, stopped at hold short line, observed no traffic, called back taxiing runway 21 lanai. Back taxied (approximately 1500') call taking off, direction altitude and runway. As commenced power turn up observed small highwing light aircraft approximately 300' AGL in a left turn to final for runway 3 (opposite direction). Lanai is published right hand pattern. I broadcast 'aircraft at lanai are you up on frequency, aircraft at lanai, aircraft on runway, take it around.' no response. I taxied to the far right side of the runway with my right main mount approximately 2-3' from the grass. I called again 'aircraft in lanai pattern, are you up, do you read me?' no response. Single engine aircraft landed, rolled for approximately 4000' then took off. Aircraft became airborne approximately 100' from the end of 5000' runway. I called again, aircraft did not respond (my taxi and landing lights were on). I had to pull off onto the grass to keep aircraft from hitting me. Aircraft plted by german pilot who supposedly was familiar with hawaii procedures. (Flown here before). Aircraft missed me, opposite direction by 50 to 75' maximum. (Runway 5000' long 150' wide) wind was 230/10 as an after thought. Recommendations: flying schools, aircraft rentals in hawaii are way too lax. With the sun angle, we were all very fortunate that I saw him. Recommend more stringent controls by FAA. Way too many japanese and foreign nationals with any kind of flying license are allowed to fly here. Hawaii rules, altitude, are different than the mainland. Tighter control needs to be exercised/enforced. Quite frankly, I've been flying here for 13 months, and I'm tired of this. I've got 900 air carrier lndgs and have come closer to dying here than in combat with 200+ missions and carrier operations. I'm a professional, guess what scares me is the ones I don't see! Uncontrolled doesn't mean out of control!
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: CLOSE PROX COMMUTER SMT GA SMA AT NON TWR ARPT. LTT WAS HOLDING AT DEP END OF RWY 21 WHEN GA SMA MADE A TOUCH AND GO ON RWY 3.
Narrative: UNCONTROLLED ARPT. COMMON ADVISORY FREQ (NO TWR) 122.9. TAXIED, CALLED TAXIING, STOPPED AT HOLD SHORT LINE, OBSERVED NO TFC, CALLED BACK TAXIING RWY 21 LANAI. BACK TAXIED (APPROX 1500') CALL TAKING OFF, DIRECTION ALT AND RWY. AS COMMENCED PWR TURN UP OBSERVED SMALL HIGHWING LIGHT ACFT APPROX 300' AGL IN A L TURN TO FINAL FOR RWY 3 (OPPOSITE DIRECTION). LANAI IS PUBLISHED R HAND PATTERN. I BROADCAST 'ACFT AT LANAI ARE YOU UP ON FREQ, ACFT AT LANAI, ACFT ON RWY, TAKE IT AROUND.' NO RESPONSE. I TAXIED TO THE FAR R SIDE OF THE RWY WITH MY R MAIN MOUNT APPROX 2-3' FROM THE GRASS. I CALLED AGAIN 'ACFT IN LANAI PATTERN, ARE YOU UP, DO YOU READ ME?' NO RESPONSE. SINGLE ENG ACFT LANDED, ROLLED FOR APPROX 4000' THEN TOOK OFF. ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE APPROX 100' FROM THE END OF 5000' RWY. I CALLED AGAIN, ACFT DID NOT RESPOND (MY TAXI AND LNDG LIGHTS WERE ON). I HAD TO PULL OFF ONTO THE GRASS TO KEEP ACFT FROM HITTING ME. ACFT PLTED BY GERMAN PLT WHO SUPPOSEDLY WAS FAMILIAR WITH HAWAII PROCS. (FLOWN HERE BEFORE). ACFT MISSED ME, OPPOSITE DIRECTION BY 50 TO 75' MAX. (RWY 5000' LONG 150' WIDE) WIND WAS 230/10 AS AN AFTER THOUGHT. RECOMMENDATIONS: FLYING SCHOOLS, ACFT RENTALS IN HAWAII ARE WAY TOO LAX. WITH THE SUN ANGLE, WE WERE ALL VERY FORTUNATE THAT I SAW HIM. RECOMMEND MORE STRINGENT CONTROLS BY FAA. WAY TOO MANY JAPANESE AND FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH ANY KIND OF FLYING LICENSE ARE ALLOWED TO FLY HERE. HAWAII RULES, ALT, ARE DIFFERENT THAN THE MAINLAND. TIGHTER CONTROL NEEDS TO BE EXERCISED/ENFORCED. QUITE FRANKLY, I'VE BEEN FLYING HERE FOR 13 MONTHS, AND I'M TIRED OF THIS. I'VE GOT 900 AIR CARRIER LNDGS AND HAVE COME CLOSER TO DYING HERE THAN IN COMBAT WITH 200+ MISSIONS AND CARRIER OPS. I'M A PROFESSIONAL, GUESS WHAT SCARES ME IS THE ONES I DON'T SEE! UNCONTROLLED DOESN'T MEAN OUT OF CONTROL!
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of August 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.