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Tower Simulators for ATSEP & ATCO training

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Understanding Rescue Coordination Centers

Rescue Coordination Centres are established to coordinate and ensure effective organization of search and rescue operations.

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The Importance of Consistent Monitoring and Enhanced Perception in Rescue Coordination Centers

RCC efficiency can be enhanced through the inclusion of radar monitoring services.

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Transition From Aeronautical Information Service to Aeronautical Information Management

Aeronautical Information Service in digital form represent the Aeronautical Information Management Concept. AIM is the integrated management of AIS data.

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SYSTEM-WIDE INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

System-Wide Information Management harmonizes the exchange of Aeronautical, Flight and Weather information vital for air navigation with its stakeholders.

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Empowering ATSEP & ATCO - Holistic Qualification Infrastructure Including Tower Simulators, Monitoring, Cybersecurity, Radar and Technical Labs

ATC keeps on getting more challenging. ATSEP & ATCO have to perform in normal times and to excel in times of incidents and system degradation. In this article and video we give a short insight into SkyRadar's modular qualification solutions.

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SkyRadar's Monitoring System for ATSEP - Integrating Radar & Tower Simulator, 8 GHz Pulse Radar, as well as Several Technical Training Labs (Video)

This article introduces SkyRadar's Monitoring Training System for ATSEP. It trains ATSEP on rapidly locating errors or points of system degradation, on rapidly fixing them and keeping downtimes short.

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Radar Operators, Don't Get Tricked by Aircraft Flying in Formation !

When does an ATM radar actually see an aircraft, and when does it only see one target (instead of a formation of warplanes). Why does a radar sometimes miss an aircraft. Here some explanation.

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Radar and Tower Simulators: How to design Academy and OPS Simulators in an Effective and Collaborative Way

To satisfy operational requirements of ATCO and ATSEP at all locations and to reach compliance with ICAO, air navigation services providers (ANSP) should set up Academy Training Centers and OPS Training centers. But how to conceive the simulators?

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Why should Safety-Nets Be Implemented in Radar and Tower Simulators

Safety nets are technical applications used to protect aircraft and ground from hazardous situations. 

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Understanding A-SMGCS Functionality – What is Important in a Tower Simulator?

Tower Simulators should comprise the A-SMGCS (Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control System) to provide important simulations for routing, guidance, and surveillance for controlling aircraft. The ATCO will learn how to maintain the stated surface movement rate regardless of the weather conditions. 

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Technical Features of a Tower Simulator including an Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS)

In the Doc 9830, ICAO defines Advanced Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS ) as systems "providing routing, guidance and surveillance for the control of aircraft and vehicles in order to maintain the declared surface movement rate under all weather conditions within the aerodrome visibility operational level (AVOL) while maintaining the required level of safety" [1].  But what is required in a good simulator for A-SMGCS?

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3D Tower Simulator & Radar Simulator - Saving Costs and Offering Highest Training Variety With Challenging Imaginary Airports and FIR

In most of the cases, aviation academies want to model their airport in 3D and create a video map of the surrounding FIR. But often, a fantasy airport has a more sustainable teaching impact. And a significant cost-saving potential. Learn why!

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Radar & 2D Tower Simulator - The Smart Way into a Modular Suite of Radars & Tower Simulators

You are building up your ATC training center. A Radar and Tower simulator is important. But often budget is limited. Here is a way to build it in a modular way in function of your available budget. Making sure that the training center can generate revenues to subsidize the subsequent investments.

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Tower and Radar Simulators - Sometimes Upgrading the Existing Solution Allows For Benefitting from Novelties Without Exceeding a Tight Budget Frame

Lots of things changed during the last 5 years with respect to operations, procedures and tasks. ATC training infrastructure needs to comply with ever changing applicable law, directives, regulations and pedagogical needs. But how to upgrade an existing Tower & Radar Simulator with limited budget?

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What makes a great Tower Simulator and Radar Simulator?

Tower Simulators and Radar Simulators are essential for the ATCO and ATSEP qualification. But what makes a good system?

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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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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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Strengthening Team Building through Simulators

This article explains how strong teamwork and inter-personal skills can be built through simulator training.

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Types of Skills Acquired Through Simulator Training in Air Traffic Control

Simulator training is key for developing the required skill set necessary for the provision of air traffic control services.

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Procuring a Simulator, a Wise and Cost-Effective Decision

The simulator is a perfect device for controllers and ATSEP to practice and learn. Benefits of acquiring a simulator make this device a vital part of air traffic services.   

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The Importance of Simulator-based Training and Its Role in ATC

Simulators are being used extensively in air traffic control services for efficient and smooth operations. The use of simulation has a great impact on learning.

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Tower, APP and ACC simulator for ATSEP and ATCO Qualification

SkyRadar offers the most exhaustive end-to-end Tower Simulator in the market, including 3D TWR, APP, ACC, but also GND & A-SMGCS and more. Based on an operational ATC system, it is a suitable tool for ATCO and ATSEP training.

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Detailed Information on Compliance with Standards and Regulations of SkyRadar's Aerodrome Simulator

SkyRadar's aerodrome simulator builds on a fully operational ATC / ATM System (with many operational references) connected to a simulation environment. Being implemented by many civil aviation authorities, it has by default to be compliant with ICAO standards and national regulations.

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