Avoiding Common Pilot Errors: An Air Traffic Controller's View

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McGraw Hill Professional, May 22, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 226 pages
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This important book brings an air traffic controller's perspective to the mistakes pilots commonly make in controlled airspace. Veteran controller John Stewart has spent years observing pilots display their lack of education, lack of flight preparation, inability to communicate effectively, ignorance of resistance to regulations, and other dangerous flaws. This book is his attempt to help pilots fly more safely in controlled airspace and to introduce them to new and coming air traffic control technology.

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This book was a great introduction to the world of ATC, how controllers see traffic, and how they interact with pilots. Good tips on how to help controllers help you (and how not to seem like a fool ... Read full review

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It is a very informative book and a must for all the pilots. Congartualations to the author for his wonderful efforts and the fluency of expression
= V.Krishnan
Former General Secretary of Air Traffic Controllers' Guild (India)

Contents

Basic Pilot Errors 1 The First Error Preflight Preparation Making a List and Checking
1
Communication
17
The Right Word Is Anybody Listening? Phraseology Call Signs
38
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