Flashcards in UK airspace info Deck (6)
How do aircraft get from their departure airfield to their destination?
Navigational beacons, reporting points and airways (motorways in the sky)
How is the airspace divided up?
Blocks called Sectors. Each sector is manned by an air traffic controller.
How does an aircraft transfer between sectors?
An ATC will advise the frequency for the next sector.
How is the UK airspace split?
London FIR and Scottish FIR (flight information region)
What is the border between the Scottish FIR and the London FIR?