The Frequentis system comprises 109 controller working positions installed across the airports terminal radar approach control facility
(TRACON) and its three ATC towers, making it the largest IVSR installed to date.
After clearing the runway and switching to ground control, that controller apologized, saying his tower had been having coordination issues with the area's approach control facility
and noted I hadn't done anything wrong.
Peterson, who works at the FAA's Dallas/Fort Worth terminal radar approach control facility
, played an active role to modernize the technology and systems that give controllers the complete airspace picture.
Controllers at central Florida's approach control facility
received a report from the pilots of an Airbus A319 airliner that they had sighted a drone below the plane at about 11,000 feet and 15 miles west of Orlando.
Also affected was critical switching equipment that allows instantaneous communication between controllers in the Los Angeles tower and the approach control facility
in San Diego County, Walker said.
On July 12,2001, Kansas City Air Route Traffic Control Center (Center) advised Whiteman Radar Approach Control Facility
(RAPCON) of a crippled air carrier jet that needed to land immediately The airliner, an MD-80 with 138 passengers and crew, lost its left engine and had smoke in the cabin and cockpit.
An hour later, at 1703, ATC issued the flight a frequency change to talk to the Syracuse terminal radar approach control facility
But the real problems began late Saturday, when the Federal Aviation Administration evacuated its Southern California Terminal Radar Approach Control facility
at the Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar because of smoke.