Providing Safety Guidance and Research on Airspace and Air Traffic Issues to Flight Operations.
TCAS, PCA, RVSM, LAHSO, PRM Approach; IFR clearances using VFR departures, PDC, center issued; controlled versus uncontrolled airspace, Class B, Class C, Class D Terminal Airspace, SIDS, STARS; departure and arrival airport traffic density, traffic mix, SMGS, DP, ODP, radar and non-radar environments; contact, visual and circling approach issues, wake turbulence issues and separation, airport specific procedures, after hour operations at tower controlled airports, airport and airspace hot spots, TFR's, unique ground operations, runway incursions... and more. So much to consider.
As an addition to your safety program, ATC, Inc. will provide a continuing focus on airspace and air traffic issues specific to your flight operation. ATC, Inc. will review and enhance understanding of these topics and events concerning your flight agenda.
What are our options as flight crews? Stop the aircraft or ask for penalty box parking? Just blocking a taxiway can become another distraction to other flight crews and air traffic controllers. Pushing to get through the required tasks and working in a compressed time environment can be the start of a chain of events causing minor or major issues. Request or verify you’re in a safe, uncongested area and set the brakes.
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Areas or items of concern for pilots and air controllers. Anything entailing ground operations, flight operations, airspace or specific procedures you believe needs to be highlighted as a potential safety issue.
- PILOTS: Any airport, airspace or ATC procedural concerns you would like to share with others.
- AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS: Any safety issues or recommendations you would like us to highlight.
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