ATC unit

air traffic control unit

A generic term meaning variously, area control center, approach control office, or aerodrome control tower. As the circumstances require, an ATC (air traffic control) unit may be (i) an area control center (ACC) established to provide ATC services to IFR (instrument flight rules) and VFR (visual flight rules) aircraft; (ii) a terminal control unit established to provide ATC services to IFR and VFR aircraft arriving at, or departing from, one or more airports; or (iii) an airport control tower unit established to provide ATC services to airport traffic. Also called an ATC unit.
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RAF Leeming won the trophy for the best ATC unit in Britain and Camp Bastion for 2011 which was proudly on display.
Each Aerodrome Operations Unit and ATC Unit at all International Airports within the UAE was presented a one day workshop to demonstrate the newly introduced system for reporting operational safety incidents, known as the ROSI, and to reaffirm operational units' responsibilities in alerting and responding to civil aviation emergencies.
Trainees are paid while they are at college before spending a 12 to 24-month validation period at their assigned ATC unit.
It could we mean get in touch with the next ATC unit at the wrong time and would mean we give them an incorrect time for when the aircraft is expected to enter their airspace.
Each working unit is standard with a dynamic 12-tool ATC unit, 12-spindle drilling unit and 40-hp liquid ring vacuum pump.
Additional RVR equipment should be installed wherever needed and a provision of live RVR for all the runways at IGIA be made at ATC Unit.
Instead of mating with a cellular picocell, the ATC unit would use only Globalstar's mobile satellite channels in both mobile satellite and terrestrial modes.
No contact had been established by any ATC units and thus the Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC was activated at 5:30 am," the report says without elaborating on the four-hour delay.
In 2011, NATS established local environment action plans for the 15 airport ATC units where NATS provides the air traffic control service.
A view shared by Ehab Abdel Galil, Air Traffic Controller at theNational Air Navigation Services Company (NANSC) in Egypt, in his comment"New technology, such as satellite CNS, enables a lot of Middle Eastcountries to restructure their ATC units and their airspace".
New technology, such as satellite CNS, enables a lot of Middle East countries to restructure their ATC units and their airspace, said Ehab Abdel Galil, air traffic controller at the National Air Navigation Services Company (NANSC) in Egypt.