ATC Manual Update v21.4.0.1

August, 27, 2021 by

Version of the ATC Manual is now live here. The following changes are effective 25 August 2021.

Summary of changes:

1A.3.1: Controllers should avoid staffing airports without suitable spawn points

1A.5.4: Officer is the minimum rank required to become an ATC Recruiter

1A.6.2: Region assignments temporarily suspended during Officer Checkride when operating a radar frequency until notified of completion

1A.6.2: Controllers may exit region and staff official events (FFs, Streams, etc) up to 1 hour prior to the start time

3.1.1: Clarification on runway separation where flight paths intersect

7.1.5: Guidance added for #training-time etiquette and recommended speeds

Siddhansh Narang is a contributor for the IFATC Education Group. He is an IFATC Supervisor.