Here is a list of our favorite posts we’d want anyone that is training to become an IFATC Officer to read.
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Preparing a radar training - Hello everyone, welcome back to a useful tutorial on the IFATC Training! On this one, I will be more concentrated on how to prepare a radar training for your session when it comes to being in the IFATC Radar Training. You need to be aware that the person who trains you takes time off to … Continue reading Preparing a radar training The Copy and Paste Strategy - The frequency is available for the taking, but you haven’t prepared to open the airport. Should you open the airport or take your time? Often controllers adopt the copy and paste method of preparation. Spawn in, what has the last person used for altitude choices or ATIS remarks. You need to come to your own … Continue reading The Copy and Paste Strategy 30 Second Marker - The 30 second marker is a projection path line of the aircraft. The length of the line is dependent on the speed of the aircraft. Within 30 seconds, the aircraft will reach the end of this line. One use for the marker is timing heading instructions. If the aircraft maintains their speed and you send … Continue reading 30 Second Marker Whippage - A technique for Radar, used to clear an aircraft for an ILS Approach when it’s too late to clear them normally, giving them a heading in the clearance that whips them around. Separation busts and ways to avoid them - Controlling Approach is like baking a cake, it’s all about building up the altitude layers to give you ease of mind. The number one rule of radar, never break separation.