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Fri Jan 03, 2003 8:44 am

Anyone out there an air traffic controller? Im not but Im gunna be an ATCer...
anyone out there that can gimme an idea of what Im gettin into?

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RE: ATCers

Fri Jan 03, 2003 9:42 am

To add to CandianNorth's question I was wondering what kind of education need to become one and what kind of marks in high school?
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RE: ATCers

Fri Jan 03, 2003 1:58 pm

Down here in the states there are basically four different kinds of controllers. Center (enroute), tower, TRACON and flight service. The norm nowadays is at least a two-year college degree or military training in ATC. If you are picked up by the FAA plan on spending 2-3 years training at a center or a year at the TRACON or FSS and about 6 months to a year if picked up at a tower facility.

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RE: ATCers

Sat Jan 04, 2003 12:27 am

Swedish ATC education is all paid for by the government and there is no requirements on a college degree and takes 2-3 years to complete if i'm not mistaken. And you are garantueed a job when you'r fininshed. Pretty neat i'd say.
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RE: ATCers

Sat Jan 04, 2003 1:42 pm

I went throu Nav Canada's website at they said that Nav Canada requirments are completion of high school with an avg. of over 70% followed by a 6 month training coarse in Cornwall Ontarion, and up to 1 year of hands on training in a small base.
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