U.S. Air Traffic Control; Airport Traffic Control Tower Operations

Stephen-Alvania
Speaker: Stephen Alvania
Owner, Air Traffic Systems Consulting, LLC
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Duration: 90 Minutes
Product Code: 300037
Level: Beginner
Key Take Away

Learn the operational environment and functioning of the Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) to identify the responsibility of the control position and strategies that are employed to safely manage aircraft operating on the taxiways.

Overview

The Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) is the most familiar of all air traffic control training (ATC) facilities, yet most people have a limited understanding of what the tower controllers are actually doing let alone how they do traffic control services.

why should you attend

If you have a personal or professional goal of understanding the United States Air Traffic Control System and the operational and functional integration of its component elements, this webinar will provide a fundamental understanding of the role of the control tower in that system. 

If you are a pilot, much of your ATC exposure and experience will involve operating at an airport having an operating tower. Your experience will be more intuitive and less frustrating with an understanding of what the ATC system is trying to accomplish and how it works.

Areas Covered in this Webinar

This webinar addresses the operational environment and functioning of the Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT). It focuses on the primary control positions located in the tower. Each position is discussed to identify the responsibility of the control position and the types of control strategies that are employed to safely and efficiently manage aircraft operating on the taxiways and within five miles of the airport.


Learning Objectives
  • Tower control positions
  • Ground control procedures and control strategies
  • Tower (or Local) control procedures and control strategies
  • ATCT operational scenarios

Who Will Benefit
  • Engineers and other Developers of ATC Technologies and Systems
  • Managers and other Aviation Strategic Planners
  • Government and Industry Aviation Executives
  • Pilots
  • Aviation Enthusiasts
Speakers Profile
Stephen Alvania

Stephen Alvania has 30 years of experience with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. He is Certified air traffic controller at an airport traffic control tower, a radar approach control, and an enroute ATC center, Led the development and deployment of the national traffic flow management system. 

He has worked as Technical research program manager for multiple advanced ATC capabilities and he is FAA HQ ATC procedures specialist. 

His expertise also includes, Aviation committee staff the for U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology, ATC Subject Matter Expert for Saab Sensis Corp. 

Currently Mr. Alvania is the Owner of Air Traffic Systems Consulting, LLC .

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