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Near misses and air traffic control issues in Chicago

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Activities and Transportation Subcommittee.

Near misses and air traffic control issues in Chicago

hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, February 27, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Activities and Transportation Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chicago O"Hare International Airport.,
  • Air traffic control -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Safety measures.,
  • Air traffic controllers -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 220 p. :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17833807M

    Through classroom instruction, laboratory simulations and hands-on learning in Lewis' state-of-the-art facilities, Lewis students will be fully prepared for entry into the FAA Academy*, where you will complete your air traffic control training.   Chicago-area air traffic worker's alleged sabotage still disrupting flights. By Kevin Conlon, CNN. updated PM EDT, Sun Septem Author: Kevin Conlon, CNN. Chicago Center air traffic control (the center in Aurora that handles all traffic in the Midwest above a certain flight level or FL - starts around FL or 10, ft) has to route planes around this area, and invariably there are a few pilots each day who are cranky about it (I listen to Chicago center feeds on on the days of the.


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Near misses and air traffic control issues in Chicago by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Activities and Transportation Subcommittee. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Government Activities and Transportation. Air travel has increased dramatically since the U.S. federal government deregulated the airline industry in the s. However, the construction of new airports and runways has not kept pace with the increase in air traffic.

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