EUROCONTROL Training Zone

Mach Number Technique [ATC-R-MACH]

e-Learning Course
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12 Months
max. study period
2 Hours
Duration
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Speed control and sequencing are two tools which assist ATCOs in providing safe and expeditious ATC.
This training module presents an overview of the factors that affect the suitability of speed control as a control technique and of the practicalities of its application.
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Objectives
The objectives of this module are to: • Refresh understanding of the use of speed control in the upper airspace, • Show how imposing speed restrictions can have implications on aircraft performance, • Help understand some of the limitations imposed on flight crews, and • Provide a number of practical suggestions that will give an idea of what can be safely achieved when using speed control.
Audience
ATCOs, especially Area ATCOs
Certificate awarded
All candidates will receive a certificate of completion.
Price
This course is free of charge.
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