SE047: ATC Tower Controller CRM Training

Background

This safety enhancement is aimed at reducing the risk of runway incursions by ensuring thorough training of basic air traffic control skills, resource management skills, situational awareness, and teamwork through the use of high-fidelity tower simulators, memory aids, On-the-Job Training (OJT), and Computer-Based Instruction (CBI).

 

Related Implementation Plan

Detailed Implementation Plan

 

Related Outputs

The Runway Safety Program has worked with the FAA Academy’s Terminal Training Department to develop a one-hour training module that was included in the initial terminal training program. The module incorporated runway safety terms, examples of some runway incursions and scenarios for discussion.

 

Related SKYbrary Articles

Preventing Runway Incursions
ICAO Manual on the Prevention of Runway Incursions

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