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Management and Organizational Studies 1022F/G Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Standard Terminal Arrival Route, Non-Towered Airport, Control Area


Department
Management and Organizational Studies
Course Code
MOS 1022F/G
Professor
Suzanne Kearns
Lecture
6

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06 Air Navigation System of Canada
Introduction
Air NAV helps get from departure to destination
Comprised of 3 broad elements
oInfrastructure airport infrastructure, airspace and regulations that govern air
navigation
oPeople everyone involved in operating and utilizing the ANS (pilots, air traffic
controllers, etc)
oEquipment aircraft that operate within the system, navigation aids, lighting and
control facilities
Infrastructure
Includes airport equipment and regulations
oEquipment
CFS (Canadian flight services) airport has fuel, running at all times...
etc.
Fuel services
Maintenance of runway surfaces
Lighting
Taxiways
Radio frequencies
Approach and departure procedures
Ranging from standard circuit pattern to standard terminal arrival
routes (STARs) and instrument departures
Circuit pattern
oStandardized approach to an uncontrolled airport
oRegulations including VFR and IFR, airspace and airways
VFR
Visual reference to ground
oRely on geographical characteristics of the land
Lake, cities, mountains
Minimum visibility and distance from clouds
IFR
Relying on cockpit instrumentation
In touch with ATC who tracks position and ensures separation
Airlines always fly IFR
oAirspace classification
All airspace falls under one of seven categories, from A to G
Controlled/uncontrolled airspace
Controlled airspace, ATC provides control services to pilots
Uncontrolled airspace, ATC provides other services (but not
separation)
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