FAMILIARIZATION OF AIRPORT
To acquire basic understanding of the layout of an Airport; its buildings, facilities, installations and their functioning.
UNIT 1: Buildings & Installations
Terminals, Security, Apron, Hangar, Taxiway, Runway,Fire Station, Airport Vehicles, Fuel depot 12
UNIT 2: Markings& Lightings
RWY & TWY markings, Lightings, Signboards, Declared distances, PCN, Lighting system, Aerodrome Beacon, Obstacle Lighting & Marking
UNIT 3: Facilities&Equipments
Navigational facilities:VOR, NDB, DME; Surveillance equipments:Primary Radar, SSR, Surface Movement Radar, ADS; GPS, VHF antennae, ILS
UNIT 4: Air Traffic Control
ATC Units, Concept of FIR, Role of FIC, Roles of Tower & SMC Controllers, Flight Plan, Flight Dispatch, ATC briefing
UNIT 5: Important Organizations
Ministry of Civil Aviation, ICAO, DGCA, AAI & its wings, BCAS, CISF, MLU
- ICAO Annex 14 Volume 1 Aerodrome Design and Operations
- Civil Aviation Requirements Section-4, Aerodrome Standards & Air Traffic Services.