AIR BAND RADIO HANDBOOK. 8th edition. Fully revised and updated.
Air band radio is the means of communication between aircraft and those on the ground that control them.
Now available again in this fully updated eighth edition, David J. Smith's accessible and comprehensive text explains the intricacies of air traffic control and its jargon, enabling the reader to locate and interpret what is actually going on in the airways overhead. He also describes the types of air band radio and how to use them. This new edition includes the very lateswt on Air Traffic Control including the use of datalink by Oceanic Control Centres and the reduction in use of High Frequency, changes to Departure Flow methids, and a completely new chapter on air band radios and related publications for the enthusiast - both in print and on the Internet.
50 black & white illustrations.