FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, International Edition is an authoritative book that provides readers with a good working knowledge of how and why the air traffic control system works. This book is appropriate for future air traffic controllers, as well as for pilots who need a better understanding of the air traffic control system. FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, International Edition discusses the history of air traffic control, emphasizing the logic that has guided its development. It also provides current, in-depth information on navigational systems, the air traffic control system structure, control tower procedures, radar separation, national airspace system operation and the FAA's restructured hiring procedures. This is the only college level book that gives readers a genuine understanding of the air traffic control system and does not simply require them to memorize lists of rules and regulations.
Table of Contents :
1. HISTORY OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL
2. NAVIGATION SYSTEMS.
3. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM STRUCTURE.
4. AIRPORT AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS.
5. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL PROCEDURES AND ORGANIZATION.
6. CONTROL TOWER PROCEDURES.
7. NONRADAR EN ROUTE AND TERMINAL SEPARATION.
8. THEORY AND FUNDAMENTALS OF RADAR OPERATION.
9. RADAR SEPARATION.
10. OPERATION IN THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM.
11. OCEANIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL.
12. THE FUTURE OF THE NATIONAL AIRSPACE SYSTEM.
13. THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION.