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Free e-Learning on Radar Basics and SAR

SkyRadar's e-Learning courses Radar Basics and SAR Basics were developed with the focus on Radar Image Interpretation in cooperation with the IOSB, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany. Get free access!

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Radar Training for ATC - A Reference Configuration

What would be the right configuration for a basic radar training system for ATCO and ATSEP? This article proposes a reference solution.

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Radar Qualification for ATCO and ATSEP - Is PowerPoint Based Training Good Enough?

Often, when we discuss with trainers their methods of training supply, I learn that radar technology is taught exclusively based on PowerPoint slides. It makes me feel uncomfortable to see that for a driver's licence, or for a hairdresser's qualification, you need hands-on training, but for the people who are in charge of the security of millions of lives, PowerPoint slides should be good enough. That does not work!

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Understanding the Internet of Things and the Key Role, Radar Is Expected To Play

After the Internet of Pages and the Internet of Services, now the Internet of Things is emerging. This article looks at the central role that radar is expected to find in many IoT applications.

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What is an Aerodrome Simulator, a Tower Simulator and a Radar Simulator?

ICAO's requirements for ATCO and ATSEP qualification make simulators necessary to understand the processes and routines during normal operations, but also in emergency situations and contexts of depreciated technology. This article tries to clarify terms and also highlights important features.

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What does ATSEP mean?

Air traffic safety electronics personnel (ATSEP) is a job profile in Air Traffic Control. The term was coined by ICAO. ATSEP are electronic engineers in charge of creating and supporting ground-based electronic hardware and software systems used to support air navigation and air traffic management.

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Why is a Military ATC Simulator (Tower Simulator / APP / ACC) Significantly Different Form a Simulator for Civil ATC?

It is a common misunderstanding that a standard civil ATC simulator can fully respond to the requirements of military aviation. This article explains the major differences.

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Integrating Tower Simulators, Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Training Systems and Distributed Control Systems to Prepare for Emergency Situations

Emergency situations require concerted action by ATCOs, Firefighters, Police, Ambulance and more. SkyRadar is the first one to integrate Tower Simulators, Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting Training systems and Distributed Control Systems to train cross-sectional teams.

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