air traffic controller


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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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The Air Traffic Controller press release has generated an increase in the number of calls we are receiving regarding ATC hiring.
National Air Traffic Controllers Association president Patrick Forrey claims that the figures are "the most definitive proof yet" that the agency "cannot get ahead of the retirement wave".
amp;nbsp;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.
It is advantageous in that communication between air traffic controllers and pilots in the same oceanic airspace will be enhanced.
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.
AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS WORK WITHIN THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE system to ensure the safety of aviation passengers by coordinating the movement of air traffic--including takeoffs and landings--to make sure that planes stay a safe distance apart.
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.
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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