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Radio Communication: A-Z of Air Traffic Control

Bhavini Tanna

The Air Traffic Control is an important aspect of what makes airplanes and airports so easy to navigate. Air traffic control (ATC) began in the 1930's with a system that used teletype machines, wall sized blackboards, large table maps and markers representing airplanes. Controllers used the markers across the map to estimate the position of the aircraft. Although a radar system was developed during WWII, the procedures of the ATC were yet manual. Uncover more about Radio Communication here.

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