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Full Issue (PDF) December 2016 Issue

Download the Full December 2016 Issue PDF

Download the Full December 2016 Issue PDF

The multiple steps involved in filing NOTAMs and PIREPs can steal time from a controller’s main purpose of separating aircraft. From their first transmission as a trainee, controllers have the term “priority of duty” bashed into their head. Allowing two aircraft to get too close because you were distracted by a PIREP or a NOTAM is not an option.

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