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air traffic controller

Person holding a valid license or certificate to control air traffic. Also called a controller.
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Another air traffic controller who realised what was about to happen ran and dodged injury.
Four leading airlines have gone to war with France over a wave of strikes by its air traffic controllers.
Two men in civvies arrested Iqbal, air traffic controller and officiating manager at Gilgit airport, on Saturday morning over a dispute between CAA and district administration on the chopping of trees from the surrounding area of the runway.
NASA's (https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/media-invited-to-see-nasa-air-traffic-management-technology-in-action) Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate began testing its flight deck interval management software Thursday. The technology can enable planes to communicate with each other, reducing the distance needed between flights, shortening intervals between arrivals and shrinking the workload of air traffic controllers. The tests were being conducted by NASA and contractor Honeywell Aerospace with three aircraft over Washington state airspace.
Summary: The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), under the guidance of Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General, has organised a special event to mark the contribution and dedication of the UAE's Air Traffic Controllers.
The inquest heard that air traffic controllers had been given conflicting information regarding the nature of the Cessna flight, with one sheet of paper saying it was an instrument landing system test, which was correct, and another saying it was an instrument rating test.
Armed Forces are automatically eligible to apply for air traffic controller positions.
Collision Course: Ronald Reagan, the Air Traffic Controllers, and the Strike That Changed America, Joseph A.
This year the International Day of the Air Traffic Controller is also celebrating 50 years of the existence of the Air Traffic Controller.
According to the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), the industry's workforce breaks down into tower controllers, who work in the gassed-in airport towers managing traffic from the airport; terminal radar approach controllers., who work in radar rooms usually within the airport tower and are responsible for the departure, landing and maneuvering within the airport environment; and en route center controllers, who work in 24 centers across the country providing in-flight instructions, clearances and information about conditions during the en route portions of flights.
In March, two different pilots had to land their planes without assistance from the tower at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington because the air traffic controller on duty had fallen asleep during his midnight shift.
Melbourne, Nov.25 (ANI): Two passenger planes with 443 people on board were involved in a near miss over the outskirts of Mildura outskirts last year after an air traffic controller failed to notice they were on a collision course.

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