1. Mick West

    Delta 5733 (DAL5733) Burning Fuel to Return to Airport

    http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL5733/history/20140910/2045Z/KAUS/KAUS A good example of a holding pattern. In this case they needed to burn off fuel to meet the safe landing weight. The Embraer 175 does not have fuel dump capability, so they have to fly around for a while...