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5 Factors to know when selecting an Integrated Aerodrome and Radar Training System for ATSEP & ATCO

ATC training is costly. But the personnel needs to be qualified, including regular refresher trainings. How to be able to afford the right unit and continuation training for ATSEP and ATCO in the same time? Here is a solution.

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The Advantages of Being a TrainAir Plus Partner of Excellence and How to Get There

This article will describe the advantages of being a TrainAir Plus Partner of Excellence and explain how to achieve this special membership level.

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8.2 Billion Air Travellers in 2037 (IATA) - What needs to change in ATC & how will that impact training

8.2 Billion Air Travelers in 2037 if policies remain constant, but with a policy stimulus we will crack the 10 billion passenger line. How can aviation infrastructure grow, how can air traffic control infrastructure keep pace and how can we make sure we will have enough, and sufficiently trained personnel?

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Primary Surveillance Radar for ICAO-based ATSEP training

SkyRadar's PSR Base Module is one of the leading primary surveillance training radar with unlimited concurrent users. This articles gives a short introduction.

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TrainAir Plus - ICAO's Program for Safe, Secure, and Sustainable Development of Global Air Transport

This article will explain what ICAO’s TRAINAIR PLUS Programme is, its mission, and the value it can provide to all civil aviation training organizations.

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ICAO 10057: How to choose the right ATC training infrastructure for ATSEP (ACC, APP, TWR)

Competency-based training for Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel is challenging. Trainees need an operating replication of a real ATC environment including AIS, Meteorology, Communication (voice and data), navigation, surveillance, data processing and automation, system monitoring and cyber security infrastructure. This article suggests and approach of how to proceed.

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How is ATCO training structured according to ICAO and EASA?

Requirements are set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for ATCO training to help maintain safe airspaces. ICAO’s requirements apply to all ATCOs across the globe. However, EASA’s requirements apply to ATCOs who work within Europe. 

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NavAids - An Introduction into the Signals of ILS, DME and VOR

This article describes signals and operation of an Instrument Landing System ILS, Distance Measuring Equipment DME and a VHF Omnidirectional Range (VOR). This article requires an advanced knowledge of mathematics.

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What is ATSEP in Air Traffic Control according to ICAO and EASA and what their expectations

The acronym ATSEP refers to Air Traffic Safety Electronic Personnel. This select group of technical specialists provide and support the electronics and the software used to operate and allow air traffic safety (ATS) systems. This includes communications, navigation and surveillance and air traffic management systems (CNS/ATM). The ATSEP group is comprised of technicians, engineers and computer software and hardware specialists.

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