Essays Tagged: "Air Traffic Control"

The Importance of Communication, and Teamwork among the Flight and Cabin Crew

urces 5Limitaions 5Scope 5COLLECTED DATA 5Importance of Communication Among the Crew 5Main Cause of Aircraft Accidents 6Duties of the Crew Members 7Expectations of the Crew 7The Crew is a Team 8Intimi ... ONCLUSION 11Summary of Findings 11Interpretation of Findings 11REFERENCES 13ABSTRACTThe majority of aircraft accidents are caused by human error, and an accident or incident is linked together by a ch ...

(9 pages) 310 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Problems in airt raffic control and proposed solutions

apa format -Problems in Air Traffic Control and Proposed SolutionsIn northern California this summer, the Federal Aviation A ... AA) unintentionally performed it's first operational test of 'free flight'; aviation without direct air traffic control. This was an unintentional experiment because it was a result of a total shut-do ... (ARTCC).Although Oakland is only the 16th busiest ARTCC, it's responsible for the largest block of airspace of any ATC facility; 18 million square miles. Oakland directs all upper-level flight from S ...

(17 pages) 286 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Is air travel safe?

Is air travel safe?Statistically, air travel is reasonably safe when compared with road, rail and sea. ... rry, and ocean going ship disasters are regular enough to be commonplace, taking a global view. Yet air disasters are usually fatal to all or most concerned and are therefore more widely reported. Con ... cerned and are therefore more widely reported. Consequently there is international pressure to make air travel as safe as possible, and rightly so. Yet no form of travel can be made totally safe. The ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

The History of Computers (1946-1992)

It was first built for flight simulation. But this machine could perform many tasks, which included air-traffic control, processed data, which was all presented on a screen, and could be subsequently ... aped magnets strung together by a wire grid. The Whirlwind computer was ultimately used by the U.S. Air Force for use in the SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment) air defense system, which eventual ...

(6 pages) 76 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Production Teams: "Airline Cockpit Crew", "Semiconductor Manufacturing Team"

d with the help of technology, tools and member's labor generate products from them. The readings ("Airline Cockpit Crew", "Semiconductor Manufacturing Team") introduced production teams formed by emp ... ductor Manufacturing Team") introduced production teams formed by employees.In the first reading - "Airline Cockpit Crew"- what we see is a real team which performed interdependent tasks within an org ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Air Traffic Control

Nearly all air traffic controllers are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an agency of the ... ral Government.Replacement needs will account for most job openings, reflecting the large number of air traffic controllers who will be eligible to retire over the next decade.Competition to get into ... g programs is expected to remain keen; however, graduates of these programs have good job prospects.Air traffic controllers earn relatively high pay and have good benefits.The air traffic control syst ...

(10 pages) 53 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

FedEx Flight 1406 Emergency Response

New York Air National GuardAbstractThis report explains the New York Air National Guard, Aircraft Rescue and ... in the incident involving a hazardous material fire from an undeclared hazardous cargo.The New York Air National Guard Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting unit performed admirably in responding to the F ... rably in responding to the FedEx 1406 fire. With that said there is still room for improvement. The aircraft rescue and fire fighting unit could have done a few things better that may have saved the a ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


titude in comparison to your plane. You would also have to know how Bernouli's Principle works that air flows faster over the top of the wing and moves slower under the wing and how this is used to ke ...

(1 pages) 471 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The human resource problem in air traffic controllers

Nearly all air traffic controllers are employed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), an agency of the ... ral Government.Replacement needs will account for most job openings, reflecting the large number of air traffic controllers who will be eligible to retire over the next decade.The air traffic control ... is a vast network of people and equipment that ensures the safe operation of commercial and private aircraft. Air traffic controllers coordinate the movement of air traffic to make certain that planes ...

(9 pages) 33 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Area traffic control function; component

gnal timing at the junctions in the designated areas to reflect the real-time traffic conditions.In air traffic control, an Area Control Center (ACC), also known as a Center, is a facility responsible ... er (ACC), also known as a Center, is a facility responsible for controlling instrument flight rules aircraft en route in a particular volume of airspace (a Flight Information Region) at high altitudes ...

(4 pages) 18 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Global warming and technology

Global WarmingGlobal warming is the increase in the average temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans since the mid-20th century and its projected continuation.. Global surface temperatur ... ergy subsidy with binding targets would be a significant victory for emissions reduction.2.) Reform Air Traffic Control Systems.Greater demand for air travel means more flights, which means greater fu ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Fear in the Skies

act, has an outcome. So many switches for one purpose, and so many gauges to be in control of. The Aircraft is shaking through the rough air with it's four cylinder, 180 horse-power engine which is m ... wo problems to deal with, John said.” He calls ATC and asked for permission to land at a close airport, mentioning that his oil pressure gauge is indicating in the lower red arc and that a thunde ...

(3 pages) 397 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Operationalizing Constructs

on so as to make the concept measurable in form of variables consisting of definite explanation.The airline has a good safety record; public opinion often focuses extremely on accidents. Safety is inf ... s. Safety is influenced by many aspects such as organization, operations, preservation, atmosphere, aircraft design, and air traffic control.DiscussionFederal government airline safety is about to bec ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

dikke shiat

schedule of each individual passenger changens and also that of the shops, restaurants, etc, at the airport. People have less time, and so on.Approximately how many different organisations are involve ... a 'stack' of planes circling above the clouds that were giving Brussels its first taste of winter. Air traffic control had closed all of the runways for a short period at dawn, and the early morning ...

(6 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Information Technology in Indian Aviatio

n the 1940s, there were no international telecommunications networks in many parts of the world, so airlines set up their own private High Frequency radio networks. In the 1950s, the air transport ind ... work. This set the stage for the worldwide integration of computers and telecommunications into the air transport industry-and laid the groundwork for the essential role that information technology (I ...

(39 pages) 4 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce