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Old 26th Jan 2019, 12:06
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Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Oz
Posts: 517
This is just the beginning. Wait until you hear about enroute controllers being given airspace below terrain (class C above towers) without proper training or licences to do approach
We (Enroute Controllers) took over the Amberley Approach airspace on weekends and at night back in the early 1990's. Plenty of routes through the airspace into Amberley, Brisbane and Archerfield where LSALT was inside Class C. We did local training for the airspace and funnily enough, none of the controllers had issues or problems with handling it. I subsequently did Approach for 20+ years and I still don't see it as a problem, though I think probably all of us did do a complete ATC course in the College - Approach, Tower and Enroute).
Just make sure the safety case requires the appropriate training and you should be good to go.
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