Tag Archives: Air Traffic Control

Exploring Extraordinary Career Paths In Aviation With Minnesota Aviation Career Education Camp

by Katrina Mittelstadt Chairperson, Minnesota ACE Camp Board of Directors Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue Career exploration in high school is one of the most critical points in a young person’s life that often sparks a … Continue reading

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Bringing Clearance Delivery Into The 21st Century

by Kyle Sullivan Airport Coordinator MnDOT Office of Aeronautics Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine – June/July 2021 Online Issue For pilots – whether seasoned or novice – receiving an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) clearance is not a new concept. The … Continue reading

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Canada’s Privatized System Facing Further Staffing Cuts & Safety Concerns

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 WASHINGTON, DC – NAV Canada, the Canadian privatized air traffic control system, is in the process of downsizing as a result of budget shortfalls, many of which have been exacerbated by the … Continue reading

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Single Pilot IFR

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2019 Issue Those pilots who hold an instrument rating and fly in the United States are some of the most privileged people on the face of the earth. They can climb … Continue reading

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Airspace, Communications & Other Such Things

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2019 issue It seems that airspace communications with air traffic control (ATC) remain a mystery to some folks. Let’s take a look at what is involved. We’ll take it by airspace … Continue reading

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Listen! Are you using the right words correctly?

Published in Midwest Flyer – February/March 2019 issue When you fly, do you listen to the aircraft radio when you are approaching or passing over airports? Do you really listen? Or are you busy thinking about the proverbial $100.00 hamburger … Continue reading

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The Pilot / ATC Partnership

by Marc Epner Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue While aviation safety is ultimately the responsibility of the Pilot-In-Command (PIC), most would agree that it is the result of effectively working with available resources to produce the … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Control & You!

by Harold Green Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Sometimes the role of Air Traffic Control (ATC) seems to be confused on the part of general aviation pilots. Either we give them too many God-like attributes, or pilots … Continue reading

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AOPA ISSUES IMMEDIATE CALL TO ACTION OPPOSING LAST-MINUTE ATC GRAB

FREDERICK, MD –The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) issued a call to action today to members and pilots asking them to contact their member of Congress to defeat a last-minute air traffic control grab. In an eleventh-hour backroom deal … Continue reading

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National Trade Groups Say White House’s Air Traffic Control Privatization Budget Bad News For Small & Mid-Size Towns

Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 201 Issue WASHINGTON, DC – National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen strongly opposes the Trump Administration’s budget released March 16, 2017, which appears to endorse privatizing the nation’s Air Traffic … Continue reading

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