January 18, 2016
Manoeuvring an aircraft safely from A to B is a complex business involving a huge degree of collaboration between a range of industry partners, not only the pilot. One of the most vital cogs in these operations is the air traffic controller, a job that is perhaps not the most apparent to passengers, but instrumental in the running of every flight taking place throughout the world. To find out more about air traffic management’s role in aviation, how controllers become qualified and how they contribute to greater efficiency, we sat down with Ian Jopson of the British ANSP, NATS.
January 13, 2016
The details of how an aircraft is guided into an airport, then prepared for its next take-off, are often somewhat of a mystery to most people.