2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

AVT 123 - Air Traffic Control Tower Procedures

Description: Duties and responsibilities of each position in a typical Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) control tower. Includes Facility Letters of Agreements, Facility Standard Operating Procedures, and the duties and responsibilities of a Tower Controller as outlined in FAA orders.

Prerequisites: AVT 122 .

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Control tower procedures
  2. Air Traffic Control (ATC) rules and regulations
  3. ATC phraseology

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe controller positions and responsibilities in the control tower. (1)
  2. Describe the requirements of FAA JO 7110.65 as applied to the tower environment. (2)
  3. Use standard phraseology in typical scenarios confronted by air traffic controllers in a tower. (3)
  4. Apply separation minima between aircraft in typical scenarios occurring in the ATC environment. (2)
  5. Apply correct procedures to deal with wake turbulence situations. (2)