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Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control



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FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL 5E is ideal for future air traffic controllers and for pilots who need a better understanding of the air traffic control system. This book will provide readers with a good working knowledge of how the air traffic control system works and why it works this way. FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL 5E discusses the history of air traffic control and provides in-depth information on current topics essential to this field.

Table of Contents

History of Air Traffic Control. 1903-1925
Early Aviation Developments. 1925-1934. 1934-1945. 1945-1955. 1955-1965. 1965 to 1980. 1981 to Present
Navigation Systems
Visual Navigation
Aircraft Instrumentation
VFR Navigation
Instrument Flying
Electronic Navigation
Required Navigation Performance
Aircraft Positioning Methods
Area Navigation
Instrument Approach Procedures
Approach Navigation Aid Classifications
Runway and Approach Lighting
Air Traffic Control System Structure
Airspace Classes
Airport Air Traffic Control Communications
ATC Communications Procedures
Air Traffic Control Procedures and Organization
Separation Responsibilities in Controlled Airspace
Air Traffic Control Procedures
Delegation of Responsibility
Controller Duties in an Air Route Traffic Control Center
Air Traffic Control Tower Responsibilities
Control Tower Procedures
Control Towers
Flight Data Controller Duties
Clearance Delivery Controller Duties
Local Controller Duties
Nonradar en Route and Terminal Separation
Design of Separation Procedures
Airspace Dimensions
Separation Procedures
Theory and Fundamentals of Radar Operation
Development of Pulse Radar
Types of Air Traffic Control Radar
Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon System
Development of ATCRBS
Computer Processing of ATCRBS
Computerized Radar Systems
Radar Separation
Aircraft Identification
Transfer of Radar Identification
Basic Radar Separation
Radar Arrivals and Approaches
Radar Traffic Information
Minimum Safe Altitude Warning
Operation in the National Airspace System
Overview of an IFR Flight
Example of a VFR Flight
Oceanic and International Air Traffic Control
International Air Traffic Control
Canadian Air Traffic Control
International Airspace
European Air Traffic Control
Oceanic Air Traffic Control
The Future of the National Airspace System
Automated Air Traffic Control
ATC Modernization
Current ATC Initiatives
CNS Improvements
Navigation System Changes
Surveillance Systems
Air Traffic Management
The Federal Aviation Administration
Administrative Structure
Getting Hired by the FAA
Preemployment Testing
FAA Academy Training
Field Training Program
IFR Chart Legends
Aircraft Models and Performance
Appendix Three letter identifiers
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