AE1014 AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL AND AERODROME DESIGN 3 0 0 100
To study the procedure of the formation of aerodrome and its design and air traffic control.
1. BASIC CONCEPTS 9
Objectives of ATS - Parts of ATC service – Scope and Provision of ATCs – VFR & IFR operations – Classification of ATS air spaces – Varies kinds of separation – Altimeter setting procedures – Establishment, designation and identification of units providing ATS – Division of responsibility of control.
2. AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES 9
Area control service, assignment of cruising levels minimum flight altitude ATS routes and
significant points – RNAV and RNP – Vertical, lateral and longitudinal separations based on time / distance –ATC clearances – Flight plans – position report
3. FLIGHT INFORMATION ALERTING SERVICES, COORDINATION, EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND RULES OF THE AIR 10
Radar service, Basic radar terminology – Identification procedures using primary / secondary radar – performance checks – use of radar in area and approach control services – assurance control and co-ordination between radar / non radar control – emergencies – Flight information and advisory service – Alerting service – Co-ordination and emergency procedures – Rules of the air.
4. AERODROME DATA, PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND OBSTACLE RESTRICTION 9
Aerodrome data - Basic terminology – Aerodrome reference code – Aerodrome reference point – Aerodrome elevation – Aerodrome reference temperature – Instrument runway, physical Characteristics; length of primary / secondary runway – Width of runways – Minimum distance between parallel runways etc. – obstacles restriction.
5. VISUAL AIDS FOR NAVIGATION, VISUAL AIDS FOR DENOTING OBSTACLES EMERGENCY AND OTHER SERVICES 8
Visual aids for navigation Wind direction indicator – Landing direction indicator – Location and characteristics of signal area – Markings, general requirements – Various markings – Lights, general requirements – Aerodrome beacon, identification beacon – Simple approach lighting system and various lighting systems – VASI & PAPI - Visual aids for denoting obstacles; object to be marked and lighter – Emergency and other services.
TOTAL : 45
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“Aircraft Manual (India) Volume I”, latest Edition – The English Book Store, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi.
“PANS – RAC – ICAO DOC 4444”, Latest Edition, The English Book Store, 17-1, Connaught Circus, New Delhi.