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CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE
STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Air traffic control

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
AE0M37RLP Z,ZK 4 2+2c
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Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Radioelectronics
Synopsis:

Air traffic control service and its function. Air traffic control procedures and utilization of the communication, navigation and radar systems. Requirements on radio equipment. The course applies knowledge from course Navigation. The knowledge is applicable in aerospace industry and air business.

Requirements:

see moodle.kme.fel.cvut.cz

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Air transport safety. Air traffic control duties. Aviation standard, ICAO.

2. Air traffic control system components and their classification.

3. VFR, IFR flights, ICAO operational categories.

4. Air traffic service facilities and their locations: TWR, APP, ACC.

5. Information, emergency and search and rescue service.

6. Airways flights. Procedural and radar control, separation.

7. Approach and landing procedures, separation.

8. Overview of radio navigation systems and their application for air traffic control.

9. Radar. Surveillance radar. Airport surveillance radar, Airport taxi radar.

10. Conventional secondary surveillance radar, principles of operation.

11. Secondary surveillance radar in S mode, automatic targets tracking.

12. Airborne anti-collision system TCAS. Airborne radar and its utilization.

13. Doppler navigation system, Air traffic control system organization, Eurocontrol.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Air situation in FIR Prague

2.Aeronautic communication

3.Aeronautic charts

4.VFR flights

5.IFR flights

6.Instrument approach

7.Precision approach

8.Non precision approach

9.ATC simulators

10.Flight simulators

11.GPS receiver demonstration

12.Excursion to the ACC Prague

13.Reserve

Study Objective:

Acquaint of the student with the Air traffic control and the air traffic flow management.

Study materials:

[1] Nolan, M, S: Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control Third Edition. ITP1998.

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet1292306.html