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Development of the classification standard for flight service station specialists

United States. General Accounting Office

Development of the classification standard for flight service station specialists

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by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil service positions -- Classification,
  • Air traffic control -- Job descriptions,
  • Flight crews -- Job descriptions

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14897482M

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[United States. General Accounting Office.] -- A request was made for a review of the establishment of the classification standard for the flight service station specialist occupation to determine if normal procedures were followed.

Air Traffic Control Series, GS TS June Level of Flight Service Activity The demand for flight services at this level is characterized as extremely heavy. GS stations provideor more total services, or at leastpilot briefings per year.

APPENDIX I APPENDIX I In there were about 4, flight service station specialists at facilities comprising 46 Level III (GS-ll), Level II (GS-lo), and 95 Level I (GS-9) sta- tions. Air traffic controllers (center and terminal facili- ties) separate and. Candidates must have specialized experience in an FAA or FAA-authorized air traffic flight service station facility which demonstrates possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the level of work of the position.

This experience must have provided a comprehensive knowledge of appropriate air traffic control laws, rules and regulations. This order prescribes the FAA Standard Subject Classification System used in classifying correspondence, Development of the classification standard for flight service station specialists book, files, forms, and reports by subject and code number.

The numbering system enables Development of the classification standard for flight service station specialists book employees and contract personnel to identify the subject of a directive, file, form, or report.

Content. G (PDF, MB). Flight service specialists are part of the larger National Occupational Classification Air Traffic Control and Related Occupations. In Alberta, 92% of people employed in this classification work in the Transportation and Warehousing (PDF) industry. Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations.

Community and Social Service Occupations. Legal Occupations. Educational Instruction and Library Occupations. Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations.

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations. natops general flight and operating instructions manual 05 may cnaf m department of the navy commander, naval air forces cnaf m Discover NATCA National Air Traffic Controllers Association.

NATCA is a labor union and aviation safety organization in the United States that represents nea highly skilled air traffic controllers, engineers, and other aviation Development of the classification standard for flight service station specialists book professionals.

The physical requirements in this section apply to: (1) air traffic control specialists in the center and terminal specializations who are actively engaged in the separation and control of air traffic, (2) immediate supervisors of air traffic control specialists actively engaged in the separation and control of air traffic, and (3) air traffic control specialists in the station specialization who regularly perform flight assistance services.

Flight Service Station Controllers, who provide preflight, in-flight and emergency assistance to all pilots on request; In addition to an Air Traffic Controller certificate, air traffic control specialists must possess: A rating for the facility to which they are assigned.

however, we do question the need to extend air traffic controllers' benefits to flight service station specialists. basic, major differences exist between the duties and responsiblities of air traffic controllers and flight service station specialists, even though they share the same job classification.

represents more than 4, businesses and corporations that generate more than one-third of teh gross national product of the United States.

Concerned with fuel allocation and availability, discrimination in the use of airports and airspace, aircraft noise and the environment, flight service station requirements, weather reporting services, federal taxes for the use of airports. ATC study guide by joyride includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more.

Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. Classification Code: V -- Transportation, travel, & relocation services and Puerto Rico are delivered by the Automated Flight Service Station (AFSS) contract (DTFAWAC), with Leidos Innovations Corporation (Leidos).

AFSS provides the full range of flight services to users. This contract provides certified Flight Service Specialists. Qualification Standards for GS acceptable for purposes of meeting this requirement. The use of contact lenses for the correction of near vision only or the use of bifocal contact lenses for the correction of near vision is unacceptable.

Flight Service Station Positions--Applicants must demonstrate distant and near vision of 20/20 or better. The air traffic control specialists at FAA flight service stations render pre-flight, in-flight and emergency assistance to all pilots on request.

They give information about actual weather conditions and forecasts for airports and flight paths; relay air traffic control instructions between controllers and pilots; assist pilots in emergency situations; and initiate searches for missing or overdue aircraft.

- Services provided by flight service specialists are increasingly being replaced by on-line flight services accessed directly by users - the improved technology of OASIS will enhance on-line access to services such as better weather displays and automatic flight plan processing; - FAA has already consolidated over flight service stations.

Automatic flight control system: ICAO: AFIL: Flight notification: filed in the air, or - indicating the position at which ATS services will first be required: AIS: AFIS: Aerodrome flight information service: ICAO/AIP: AFM: Aircraft Flight Manual: CAR - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, Previous ISSUE Released at AM Flight Service Officer Service Station Attendant.

Training and Competency of Flight Service Specialists. (1) No holder of an ATS operations certificate who operates a flight service station shall permit a person to act, and no person shall act, as a flight service specialist unless the person (a).

Write down the NOC title shown on the centre column. For example: Gas fitters. Write down the skill level or type shown on the right column. Go to the NOC Website and search for your NOC using the NOC title or numeric code.

Make sure the main duties listed match what you did at your job. If they don’t, you’ll need to find a different job. PART I General Provisions Short Title. These Regulations may be cited as the Canadian Aviation Regulations. Subpart 1 — Interpretation Interpretation.

(1) In these Regulations. ACAS. ACAS or Airborne Collision Avoidance System means an aircraft system based on transponder signals that operates independently of ground-based equipment and is. With this book, all pilots, airport operations personnel, dispatchers, and other aviation professionals will be able to understand virtually any NOTAM they confront in seconds with the simple flip of a few pages.

NOTAMs Illustrated borrows heavily from the flight service specialist’s “Bible”, FAA Order However, this book goes far. This specification provides the minimum requirements for an Unmanned Aircraft Flight Manual (UFM) for an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) designed, manufactured, and operated in the light UAS category as defined by a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

Depending on the size and complexity of the UAS, an UFM may also contain the instruction for maintenance and. The NAV CANADA Flight Service Station, to the right of the terminal building, is operated by seven Flight Service Specialists, one Team Supervisor and the Site Manager.

Services provided to pilots include airport advisory, vehicle control, surface weather observations, flight information and emergency alerting.

Flight Service Specialist • A person who works at a flight-service station, such as Nav Canada, and manages such items as flight planning and weather indicators. Frost heave • The cyclic cooling and warming of ground layers which causes expansion and cracking of the ground, including runway surfaces.

controller or flight service station (FSS) specialist you are calling has likely received your call, and will answer as soon as workload permits. Always use your full aircraft call sign when making the initial contact with a controller or FSS specialist. If the controller shortens your call sign to the last three characters (which is.

Describe the Flight Service Station (FSS) and the services it can provide. Describe the requirements for a reliever airport classification.

Classification Review: This position has been classified/graded as required by Title 5, U.S. Code in conformance with standard published by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management or if no published standards apply directly, consistently with the most applicable published standards.

A flight service station (FSS) is an air traffic facility that provides information and services to aircraft pilots before, during, and after flights, but unlike air traffic control, is not responsible for giving instructions or clearances or&#. Chairman, and Commission Members, there are 61 Automated Flight Service Stations in America, plus a handful of smaller, seasonal facilities in Alaska.

Each was established to replace more than a dozen Flight Service Stations more than a decade ago. Each AFSS is equipped with an antiquated, outdated Model 1 Full Capacity computer system. A Flight Standards District Office, or FSDO for short (pronounced: fIz-dƏƱ), is a locally affiliated field office of the United States Federal Aviation Administration.

There are 78 such offices nationwide as of November physically located in every state except for: Delaware, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. FAAOFlight Procedures and Airspace. FLIGHT STANDARDS SERVICE. The Flight Procedure Standards Branch, AFS, is responsible for development of policy guidance and procedures for the issuance, tracking, and cancellation of NOTAMs relating to instrument flight procedures.

Published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish the standards for airline transport pilot and aircraft type rating practical tests for airplanes.

FAA inspectors, designated pilot examiners, and check airmen (referred to as examiners throughout the remaining practical test standard) must conduct practical tests in compliance.

Study Unit 2 – Airspace Classification and Operating Requirements P SubunitItem 5.f.3): These edits correct information about when to request a briefing. 3) Flight Service (phone): WX-BRIEF, () a) A Leidos Flight Service Station specialist may be accessed by following the menu prompts to speak with a briefer.

CS-ADR-DSN — BOOK 1 CHAPTER A — GENERAL Page 5 of CERTIFICATION SPECIFICATIONS FOR AERODROMES CHAPTER A ― GENERAL CS ADR-DSN.A Applicability The certification specifications of Book 1 and the related guidance material in Book 2 are applicable to aerodromes falling within the scope of the Regulation (EC) No /.

[It also means we] enable flight deck weather information technologies that allow pilots and aircrews to engage in shared situational awareness and shared responsibilities with controllers, dispatchers, flight service station specialists and others, pertaining to preflight, en route and post-flight aviation safety decisions involving weather.”.

FAA Lacks a Reliable Model for Determining the Number of Flight Standards Safety Inspectors It Needs. Small Community Air Service Development Program. Interim Report on Controls Over the Federal Aviation Administration's Conversion of Flight Service Stations to.

NTL Classification: color pdf radar systems used at pdf service stations and en route centers, and the Aviation Signal Light indicator light and aircraft lights as pertinent to ATC tower operations. A Historical Review of Color Vision Standards for Air Traffic Control Specialists at Automated Flight Service Stations.

Published Cited by: 1. The result download pdf the five-year effort from the ARC and the two ACS Working Groups that followed was the development and implementation of the Airman Certification Standards (ACS). The ACS incorporates everything a pilot is required to know or be able to do for a specific certificate or rating into a single document.The simulations of ATCS color tasks which served as validation criteria were flight ebook strips (en route centers), aircraft lights and the Aviation Signal Light indicator (ATC terminal operations), and color weather radar (flight service station and en route center facilities).Cited by: 4.