Fundamentals of ATFCM [NMO-FMP-1]

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12 Months
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4 Hours
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Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management  is the way in which the peaks and dips in air traffic are managed so that the use of the available airspace capacity is maximised and air traffic control is protected from overload situations.

In Europe, the Network Manager Operations Centre, which is operated by EUROCONTROL, manages air traffic flow and capacity.  This e-learning course provides the fundamentals of how Air Traffic Flow and Capacity Management works in Europe for FMP and TWR.

On completing this course, the participant will be able to:
- Explain why ATFCM is needed in Europe
- Explain the purpose of the Network Management Operations Centre and how flights are affected by their processes
- Explain the different phases in the ATFCM planning process
- Explain how capacity shortfalls are dealt with and what processes are used
- Describe what flight activation monitoring is
- Describe which flights are affected by flight activation monitoring and how to react as an FMP and/or TWR
- Explain which messages are used to manage take off slot times
- Explain how flight level non-compliance impacts the network

You need to plan 4 hours to complete this course

Flow Management Position (FMP) and Tower staff.

This course is free of charge.
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