Evolution of Air Control

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Evolution of Air Control
Most people never stop to think about how busy air traffic is across the United States or even around the world. According to Susanne Ashby (2003), “Every minute, across the U.S., hundreds of commercial aircraft push back from their departure gates and begin flights that follow a common flight profile” (p. 18). Directing and controlling this air traffic is necessary in order to keep the skies safe and to reduce the chances of any accidents. Air Traffic Control (ATC) operated by the Federal Aviation Administration plays an important role when it comes to air traffic and air planes. For this reason, the study evolution of air traffic control is important.
First, it is important to define and to state the purpose of...
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