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control tower

a tower at an airport from which air traffic is controlled

control tower

[kən′trōl ‚tau̇·ər]
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HMS Owl, a former military air control tower in Fearn, in the Highlands, which had been abandoned since the 1950s and was transformed by Justin Hooper and Charlotte Seddon.
Approaching to AtatE-rk Airport pilot saw a balloon in the descending line at 11:00 Turkish Local Time (GMT 08:00) contacted with air control tower.
15pm for Saudi Arabia but its pilot, Captain Giovanni Bingley, lost contact with the Air Control Tower soon.
American Standard Testing & Consulting Laboratories--and its owner Alan Fortich--was responsible for testing the strength of concrete for projects that included the Lincoln Tunnel, the Second Avenue Subway, Fulton Street Transit Center and the air control tower at LaGuardia Airport as well as dozens of Hew York City schools and transit projects.
1- The aircraft was flying at a normal altitude and went further down only upon the request of the air control tower of Ajaccio.
A new 87-meter air control tower, a new airport road, a security wall and parking areas for 27 large, medium and small aircraft will also be constructed.
A new air control tower, hotel, petrol station, restaurant and duty free area will add to the ever-improving gateway to the world.
TSgt Leach quickly notified the Air Control Tower of the concern, that the panel could separate and damage the number one engine or it could be dropped on the runway endangering another aircraft landing or taking off.
When an aircraft approaches the field, Marines and Airmen working in the air control tower notify the offload team--consisting of Marines, Soldiers, and Airmen waiting at the intermediate staging point.
The West Caribbean Airways plane was heading from Panama to Martinique when its pilot reported trouble with both engines to the Caracas air control tower just after 7am, said Francisco Paz, president of the National Aviation Institute.
The report concluded that the controller used incorrect flight numbers in a series of orders and forgot about Flight 958 as he was preoccupied in communicating with other flights, and that he panicked when the near-miss alarm in the air control tower went off.
If it had been, the pilot would have had time to contact the air control tower," he said.