Who’s Who in the Tower

All pilots should be familiar with Tower controllers and Ground controllers. But the cast is much larger than that. Here’s a guide to keep them straight.

Pilots have a general sense of who is on the other end of the radio, but controllers have a different internal name for the position they are working. While hearing but one or occasionally two voices on frequency, who else is standing there and watching what’s going on? There is more than one voice behind […]
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