Conditional routes typically go through areas of airspace which are used by the military for their operations. When the military are not using these areas of airspace, they are available (together with the CDRs that go through them) for non-military aircraft. By their nature, CDRs are not available all of the time.
An innovative tool that eases the process of aligning microwave link dishes looks set to save NATS time and increase efficiency when replacing communication towers.
Regular readers of our blog will have noticed our post on our new ATC games to see if you have what it takes to be a controller. Maybe you have had a go already! We decided to take the games to Parliament to test the skills of our elected representatives, and see if they had perhaps chosen the wrong career!
From Edinburgh’s sleek lines to Sydney’s helter-skelter – the air traffic control tower is often an iconic airport landmark. But could its days be numbered?