Air Traffic Control: Past, Present and Future
With The Volume Of Air Traffic Steadily Growing And Airspace Congestion Consequently Increasing, The Control And Regulation Of Such Air Traffic Assume Greater And Greater Importance. Yet, The Average Individual Or Even The Regular Air-Traveller Whose Safety Depends On Air Traffic Control, Has Little Or No Knowledge Of The Way It Functions, Mainly Because Of The Lack Of Access To Such Information. This Book Explains In A Simple And Interesting Manner The Basic Concepts Of Air Traffic Control And How It Is Exercised In The Present Day Scenario. It Also Traces The Genesis And Development Of This Profession Through Its Early Times. The Icao (International Civil Aviation Organisation) Sponsored Cns, Atm (Communication Navigation Surveillance, Air Traffic Management) System Which Is The Air Navigation System For The Future, Conceived To Meet The Requirements Of The Projected Increase In Volume Of Air Traffic In The Next Decade, Is Also Explained. A Number Of Interesting Occurrences Based On The Author S Own Experience In Air Traffic Control Are Also Narrated Which Give A Fascinating Insight Into Many Aspects Of The Controllers Job. This Book Is Written In A Narrative And Reader-Friendly Style; Aviation Professional As Well As Others Will Find In Interesting And Useful Reading. Contents Chapter 1: Initiation As Air Traffic Controller; Chapter 2: Development Of Flying And Air Traffic Control; Chapter 3: Art Of The Controller; Chapter 4: Thrills And Throes Of Air Traffic Control; Chapter 5: Mid-Air Collision Over Charkhi Dadri; Chapter 6: Black Box: A Brief Description; Chapter 7: Indian Air Traffic Services System; Chapter 8: Modernisation Of Air Traffic Services- Mumbai-Delhi (Mats Bd Project); Chapter 9: Air Navigation System For Future; Chapter 10: Controller And His Job.
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