radar approach control


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radar approach control

[′rā‚där ə′prōch kən‚trōl]
(navigation)
A facility providing radar approach control service by use of airport surveillance radar and precision approach radar equipment.
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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.
ARTS 111E is currently operational at a number of Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facilities nationwide.
The previous air traffic control facility at Houston Airport, which was commissioned over four decades ago, has been replaced with the advanced 47,500 sq-ft Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON), revealed the F.
Under its Deployable Radar Approach Control (D-RAPCON) program, the Air Force will procure 19 ATC surveillance radar systems, which can deploy within 48 hours worldwide by C-130 aircraft and take less than six hours to set up.
says Los Angeles International Airport and the Southern California Terminal Radar Approach Control near Miramar have a shortage of air traffic controllers that puts them at risk for accidents.
The United States National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) has praised the bipartisan effort to challenge the Federal Aviation Administration's attempt to move the Palm Springs Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) to the Southern California TRACON (SCT).
Under the new arrangement, the radar approach control authorities at the U.
5 million High Desert Terminal Radar Approach Control, or TRACON, center will replace a facility in use for more than 50 years.
The flight lead thought he could solicit the help of Radar Approach Control and he trusted the answer -- even though we were definitely flying into a thunderstorm.
Initially, Paladin Live is being deployed in two types of critical National Air Space (NAS) facilities: Air Route Traffic Control Centers (ARTCCs) and Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities (TRACONs.
FDIO manages National Airspace System flight plan data distribution, weather, and general information to Air Traffic Control Towers (ATCT), Radar Approach Control (RAPCON), and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) remote locations.

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