Air Traffic Control

Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace. The primary purpose of ATC worldwide is to prevent collisions, organize and expedite the flow of air traffic, and provide information and other support for pilots. In some countries, ATC plays a security or defensive role, or is operated by the military.Air traffic controllers monitor the location of aircraft in their assigned airspace by radar and communicate with the pilots by radio. To prevent collisions, ATC enforces …

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

When a few months ago the White House champions of trade union rights l y f f M p l ' 1 decided to crush the American air traffic controllers' trade union, they did it without any democratic procedure whatsoever: the matter was not discussed


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents concerning Allied policy on Berlin air services. Subjects covered in the file include flights between Berlin and Turkey for migrant workers; proposals for charter flights between …

originally inte- nded as the main Berlin Air Traffic Control Centre. However, in March 1949, BASC apparently


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

and it remains the responsibility of UK Air Traffic Control to determine on a particular day which are


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

the Polish government did not demand the release from American prisons of the handcuffed leaders of the trade union of air traffic controllers.


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Poles what they should do with their trade unions, instead of trying to apply their standards of justice to their own air traffic controllers, not to speak of millions of unemployed and # dispossessed.


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

the Polish Government did not demand the release from American prisons of the handcuffed leaders of the trade union of air traffic controllers.


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Poland as with Solidarity, USA as with the Air Traffic Controllers, C h i l e , />r£;entine, Turkey, Pakistan etc» You


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents concerning Soviet activity in the West Berlin air corridors and the Berlin Control Zone. Subjects covered in the file include the rules of engagement for hijackings …

be on standby at 2 minutes notice. f• Air Traffic Control Procedures Normal air traffic service is


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

members with a loaded pistol. The Berlin Air Traffic Control Center became aware of the hijacking at arrival time five minutes. 1 7 1 8 ~ Allied air traffic control radar reports two helicopters approaching


The National Archives · 1 January 1981 French

A file containing documents relating to quadripartite rights and responsibilities in Berlin. Subjects covered in the file include the opening of part of the "northern autobahn" on the transit route …

And finally in the Berlin Air Safety Centre, on a 24 hour basis, Royal Air Force air traffic controllers are in permanent


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