area control

area control

[′er·ē·ə kən′trōl]
(navigation)
A form of air-traffic control in which aircraft flying in designated areas are furnished flight advisory service.
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The Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) is part of the EUROCONTROL
The training will take place under the joint command of Torrejon, Spain and Sofia Area Control Centre.
There were significant delays for flights using Cyprus` airspace in July, a Eurocontrol report said, adding that Nicosia`s area control centre ranked in 7th place among the 20 top delay-generating locations.
The nationwide Garex VCCS will be installed at the Area Control Center at Schiphol East and at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Groningen Airport Eelde, and Maastricht/Aachen Airport Beek, the firm said.
EUROCONTROL on Monday announced that it has appointed Jac Jansen as its new director of the Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC).
The scheme will give people living in the area control of the pursestrings and the chance to vote for causes, groups and initiatives to get cash.
Their trade union noted that on the day of the strike the air traffic controllers will abstain from working overtime at the Nicosia Area Control Centre, and that measures may escalate according to developments.
Flights into airports within the Manchester Area Control - north of the Midlands and Scotland - were restricted immediately after the problem emerged at 5.
50pm and flights into airports within the Manchester Area Control were immediately restricted.
Air traffic control and radio communications technology from Harris will be used to provide air-to-ground and ground-to-ground digital communications services for a new Manila Area Control Center, connecting it with remote sites throughout the 7,000-island nation.
The company added that Scottish airspace and Manchester area airspace were working normally and that only sectors controlled from the London area control centre were affected.
In terms of a distributed SCADA system, this means linking together two or more independent SCADA systems, sometimes called Area Control Centers (ACC) with a telecommunications link or Wide Area Network (WAN).