Flashcards in Law 06 ATS and Airspace Deck (18):
What 5 sections does Air Navigation Service include?
Why do we need ATS?
1. Type of Traffic
2. Density of Traffic
3. MET conditions
4. Other factors
What are the types of ATS?
Air traffic control service
Air traffic advisory service
Flight information service
What are the objectives of ATS?
Prevent collisions between a/c
Prevent collisions between a/c on manoeuvring area and obstructions.
Expedite and maintain an orderly flow of traffic.
Provide advice and info useful for safe conduct of flight.
Notify appropriate organisations of a/c in need of SAR and assist those organisations as required.
Why do we provide an Air Traffic Control Service?
To prevent collisions between A/c
To prevent collisions on manoeuvring area between a/c and obstructions
To expedite and maintain an orderly flow of traffic
Who is an Air Traffic control service provides too?
All IFR class A-E
All VFR class B, C and D
All aerodrome traffic and controlled aerodrome.
What does an Air Traffic Advisory Service involve and when is it provided?
Involves ensuring separation as far as practical between A/C operating IFR flight plans.
Provided within Advisory Airspace/Routes (ADR)
What is a Flight Information Service?
Supply information for safe and efficient conduct of flight.
Includes Weather info, serviceability of facilities, aerodrome conditions etc
Automatically provided within ATCS
What is an alerting service?
Notifying the appropriate organisations about A/C in need of SAR and assisting those organisations as required.
Which classes of airspace are controlled?
Class A to E
What classes are uncontrolled?
F - Advisory
G - Other
What airspace is this:
IFR require clearance to enter and they must comply with ATC.
VFR encourages to contact ATC and comply.
What separation is required in class D?
IFR must be separated from IFR
IFR are passed traffic info on VFR
VFR are passed traffic info on IFR and VFR
What separation is required in class E?
IFR separated from IFR
IFR traffic info on VFR - avoidance if requested
Participating VFR given traffic info on IFR and all VFR
What service is provided in class F
And what separation is required.
Advisory service to participating flights.
IFR expected to comply
IFR flight planned A/C are separated as far as possible from other IFR.
No separation provided to VFR
Who is separated in class C
IFR separated from IFR and VFR
VFR separates form IFR but traffic info on VFR
Who is not permitted in Class A?
Sailplanes (gliders) allowed