Tag Archives: Air Traffic Control
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
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
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
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
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
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
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