Jul 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
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AVST 1354 - Air Traffic Control Tower Operations I

This course builds on the concepts from Introduction to Air Traffic Control. Students will learn to apply the basic ATC tower procedures for the safe, orderly and expeditious movement of air traffic. Students learn the rules of airport traffic pattern operation, runway separation requirements, wake turbulence separation rules, coordination between positions, i.e. between Local Control (tower) and Ground Control or Departure Control, proper phraseology for issuing instructions & clearances, adherence to letters of agreement (LOA) and standard operating procedure orders (SOP). Students will practice the application of air traffic rules and procedures in table top and tower simulator labs. See the TCC Aviation Academic Counselor at the Riverside Aviation Center for course permission and enrollment requirements. Prerequisites: AVST 1113  and AVST 1343  



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