Safety is always a key consideration and Aberdeen has supported the adoption of Wide Area Multilateration technology, which uses signals from transmitters and receivers fitted to oil and gas platforms to track offshore flights.
Hear what John Millar, NATS’ General Manager at Aberdeen Airport, has to say about the service his team provides to both fixed wing aircraft and the numerous helicopters in the latest Tower Tour video.
No two days are the same for the ATCOs and other staff at Heathrow tower. The main challenge is to make sure that all these flights arrive and depart safely and on time. It’s a demanding job, so much so that it can take up to three years to ‘go solo’ as a Heathrow controller.
The #NATS365 hashtag has been used on different social media platforms since September 2014 as a means of sharing some of our favourite pictures.
Do you have a picture you would like to share with us? If so please feel free to contact me as I am always looking for more aviation related images to share with people.
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Are you longing to sit and watch Airport Live when you settle in front of your TV, especially during these winter months? If so, we thought you would enjoy re-visiting our favourite clips from the show, which BBC2 has just put live.
We’ve been delving through the archives and uncovered some great old photographs of air traffic control at Heathrow in the 1940s and 50s. We thought you might like to see them.